Docat: Catholic Social Teaching for YouthAuthor: Bernhard Meuser
Publisher: Ignatius Press
Publication Date: 2016-02-22
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The newest title in the internationally best-selling YOUCAT series for youth and young adults, DOCAT is an outstanding social justice resource for today s young people.
Catholic Social Teaching has been called by some the Church s best-kept secret . DOCAT is revealing the secret to young people around the world with the Church s beautiful social teachings.
Lavishly illustrated, DOCAT helps young people to know and to live Catholic Social Teaching. It s an inspiring, practical follow up to YOUCAT, the hugely popular Youth Catechism, based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Drawing on Scripture, YOUCAT, the Catechism, and the Compendium of Catholic Social Teaching, DOCAT shows young people how to work toward building a civilization of love .
Special Features include:
- Popular Q & A YOUCAT style, tackles tough questions about social justice and related issues
- Illustrated with lots of full-color photos of young people and other images
- Inspirational and insightful quotes, including comments from St. John Paul II, Mother Teresa, Pope Francis, Pope Benedict and other saints
- Written with help from church leaders, business leaders, social activists, and young people
- Guides young people in conscience formation and Catholic action on social and political issues
A superb book for high school classes, for regular faith-formation, for youth ministry and for young adult discussion.
Pope Benedict XVI to youth about the YOUCAT project:
"Study this Catechism with passion and perseverance. Make a sacrifice of your time for it! Study it in the quiet of your room; read it with a friend; form study groups and networks; share with each other on the Internet. By all means continue to talk with each other about your faith."