Common Good Vs Catholic Social Teaching

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The Common Good is also very prevalent in Catholic social teachings. Jesus main message to his followers is to always be righteous, treat people equally, and to have concern for the welfare of others. Both the politician and Catholic social teaching worlds can be compared since both share the same values. In the ancient and modern political world, politicians share similar values with their citizens as did Jesus. Both worlds value “respect for the human person” and “peace, stability, and the security of a just order” (CoC 2). Respect of individuals are present in the job description of politicians. Politicians take an oath of serve their communities to the best of their ability and to respect the opinions of their citizens. In Catholic social
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