Social Justice Issues


Part of the mission of the Catholic Church is to be involved in issues of dignity and justice throughout the world. As Catholics, we are part of a community with a rich heritage that helps us consider the challenges in public life and contribute to greater justice and peace for all people. (from

We hope to help people better understand not only these issues, but why Catholics take a particular approach to each one.

• Human Life and Dignity

• Religious Liberty

• Faithful Citizenship

• Marriage and Family

• Protection of Children

• Cultural Diversity

The bulleted issues above are links on the Diocese of Jackson website that bring the user to the USCCB site for each issue. Other issues related to Catholic social teaching can be found on the USCCB site by searching “Issues” at