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Unformatted text preview: existed . Catholic social teaching tells the world of believers about how they can be an infringement on social justice . This example alone is a good way of understanding how Catholic Social Teaching can relate to social justice in the modern era . Modern times are constantly challenging the Catholic Church and it is constantly in need to evolve . For example, birth control was always seen as being wrong . Now due to the effects of AIDS in regions of the world such as Africa the church in needing to take a stance on the issue in order to do their part to stop the spread of the horrible disease . There are many different examples where the Catholic church was either too slow to act (as was the case in Africa), or they Ferdun 2 had to come up with an entire new way of thinking (as in the nuclear weapons age) . One thing is for sure, the Catholic Church will keep using Catholic Social Teaching in reference to social justice in order to keep up with modern times ....
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- Spring '08