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By Daniel Saudek, 11.06.2017
|An earlier version of this article appeared in German in the journal Furche (25. May 2016, p. 14) and subsequently in the Schweizerische Kirchenzeitung (4. August 2016, pp. 408-409).|
The documents of Catholic Social Teaching provide much-needed wisdom for understanding and solving today’s social and environmental challenges. However, the Church’s voice on these issues often meets with the resistance of otherwise markedly orthodox groups. In particular, a strange alliance between the think tank “Acton Institute” and Opus Dei’s main university PUSC has emerged as a focal point of contemporary opposition to Catholic Social Teaching.