A new book exploring Catholic Social Doctrine by a professor of social doctrine at Rome’s Regina Apostolorum University has just been published and is reviewed at Catholic Online. Fr. Thomas D. Williams discusses a topic under consideration just this last week here — the common good as understood in Catholic thought, and how that concept is distinguished from the opposite errors of the individualism of modern liberalism and the collectivism of Communism and Socialism. He includes a chapter on human dignity which he sees debased in popular discussions as ”a concept . . . so amorphous and malleable as to justify nearly anything.”
The book covers a number of topics important to Catholics today: multiculturalism, economic development, distributive justice, the universal common good. You can find the review HERE and the book to purchase HERE.