(57) Pius XI, Encyclical Letter Divini Redemptoris
(12.) Pius XI, Divini Redemptoris
#51 (Encyclical on Atheistic Communism), Mar.
(3) By 1937, however, only four Catholic churches remained in the Soviet Union, and in his famous encyclical Divini Redemptoris
Pius XI declared that Moscow's struggle 'was against Christian civilisation' and credited the papacy with having called attention to its perils more frequently and effectively than any other public authority.
In the end social mortgage is grounded in social justice as set down by Pius XI in his 1937 encyclical Divini Redemptoris
: "Now it is of the very essence of social justice to demand from each individual all that is necessary for the common good." (8) "From" indicates obligation.
letter Divini redemptoris
"on atheistic communism." The
De ideologia <<intrinsecamente perversa>> (Divini Redemptoris
, 19 de marzo de 1937) con la que no se podia cooperar so pena de sanciones que podian llevar hasta la excomunion (Decreto del Santo Oficio, 1 de julio de 1949), el comunismo pasa a ser una forma mas de humanismo con cuyos representantes es posible, e incluso aconsejable, establecer algun tipo de dialogo y colaboracion en interes del bien comun.
In Divini redemptoris
, Plus XI called Communism "a satanic scourge" (No.
(7.) Pius XI, Divini Redemptoris
, Encyclical Letter (March 19, 1937), 51.
Pius XI had also condemned communism, in the Encyclical Divini Redemptoris
. So the Church's teachings about the evils of Nazism were crystal clear to everyone.