Divini Redemptoris


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Divini Redemptoris

An encyclical letter written by Pope Pius XI in 1937. The letter is primarily a condemnation of communism, which Pius XI believed to be antithetical to the common good. It forms part of modern Catholic social justice theory.
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Pius XI, Divini Redemptoris #51 (Encyclical on Atheistic Communism), Mar.
Despues de la segunda Guerra Mundial y durante la Guerra Fria, la Iglesia catolica se habia convertido en uno de los grandes rivales del comunismo, la enciclica de Pio XI Divini Redemptoris [1937] ya evidenciaba la posicion condenatoria de la Iglesia frente al comunismo al que catalogaba como un "falso ideal que pretende derrumbar radicalmente el orden social y socavar los fundamentos mismos de la civilizacion cristiana" (Pio XI, Divini Redemptoris).
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.
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Para disipar toda ambiguedad a este respecto, el texto de la Gaudium et Spes renviaba en nota a las condenas anteriores del magisterio pontificio, en particular a la enciclica de Pio XI Divini Redemptoris (19 de marzo de 1937) que habia estigmatizado el comunismo como <<intrinsecamente perverso>>.
In Divini redemptoris, Plus XI called Communism "a satanic scourge" (No.
Pius XI later confirmed this interpretation of social justice in another encyclical, Divini Redemptoris, when he writes: "Now it is of the very essence of social justice to demand for each individual all that is necessary for the common good.
Pius XI had also condemned communism, in the Encyclical Divini Redemptoris.
In 1937, Pope Pius XI, whose papacy coincided with the consolidation of communist rule in Russia, characterized communism as a "satanic scourge" in his encyclical letter Divini redemptoris, which furnished Catholics with the Church's definitive position on communism as the Cold War approached.
En las tres encicli cas antitotalitarias Mit Brennender Sorge, Non Abbiamo Bisogno y Divini Redemptoris se citan los Salmos y el Genesis (49).