Catholic Labor and Catholic Action: The Italian Context of Quadragesimo Anno

  title={Catholic Labor and Catholic Action: The Italian Context of Quadragesimo Anno},
  author={Paul J. Misner},
  journal={The Catholic Historical Review},
  pages={650 - 674}
When Pope Pius XI issued Quadragesimo Anno in 1931, he anticipated the tradition of commemorating each ten-year anniversary of Rerum Novarum of 1891 with another major papal statement on Catholic social teaching in the light of current developments. He thus reinforced, in a way his immediate predecessors had not, the contested claim of the Church to bring Christian influence to bear on economics and society.1 To understand the intentions of the pontiff and the effects of his social teaching in… Expand
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