Affirms "Truth" and "Love" at Heart of Social Doctrine
VATICAN CITY, JULY 8, 2009 (Zenit.org
).- Benedict XVI gave a personal commentary on his third encyclical today, dedicating the general audience to a consideration of "Caritas in Veritate."
The Pope's first social encyclical was released Tuesday after a June 29 signing.
The document, the Holy Father said in his discourse in Paul VI Hall, "addresses social themes vital to the well-being of humanity and reminds us that authentic renewal of both individuals and society requires living by Christís truth in love."