The Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC)
Official Church Documents:
- Gaudium et Spes, Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World, Vatican Council II, Paragraphs 73-76.
Lumen Gentium, Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, Vatican Council II, Paragraphs 32, 36, 39-42.
- Letter of the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI to the Bishops, Priests, Consecrated Persons, and Lay Faithful of the Catholic Church in the People’s Republic of China, May 27, 2007, Paragraph 7.
- “Render Unto Caesar: Personal Faith and Public Duty”. An address from Archbishop Charles J. Chaput to the John Paul II Society of Ireland, February 7, 2009.
- United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Teaching on the Corporal Works of Mercy.
- United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Teaching on the Spiritual Works of Mercy