Pope Paul VI quoteSocial Justice Teachings,
Documents, and more

(Part 2/6)

Other Christian Traditions

In varying degrees, other Christian traditions also emphasize social justice and action in their teachings, ministries, and directional statements. To encourage connections and finding common ground among traditions, links are provided as entry ways into this broad spectrum on justice. (This is an initial listing of mostly U.S.-based denominations; feedback and suggestions are welcome.)

American Baptist Churches USA: Policy Statements and Resolutions.

Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America: Mission and Vision.

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ): Our Mission, Vision, and Confession.

Episcopal Church: Global Justice.

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA): Mission and Social Statements.

(The) New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good: An Evangelical Declaration Against Torture.

Lutheran Peace Fellowship: Advocacy.

Mennonite Church: 1) Peace and Justice Support Network. 2) Article 22. Peace, Justice, and Nonresistance.

Methodists United for Peace with Justice: Statements.

Religious Society of Friends (Quakers): 1) American Friends Service Committee (AFSC). 2) Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL). 3) Quakers: Religious Witnesses for Peace.

Orthodox Christians: Orthodox Peace Fellowship.

Presbyterian Church: Social Issues.

United Church of Christ (UCC): 1) Justice and Witness Ministries. 2) UCC Briefing Book.

Unitarian Universalist: Social Justice Statements.

United Methodist Church: Improving Global Health and Ministry with the Poor.

Social Justice Teachings, Documents, and more includes:

Introduction      Roman Catholic (Part 1/6)      Other Christian Traditions (Part 2/6)     Other Religions (Part 3/6)

Interfaith Groups (Part 4/6)      United Nations (Part 5/6)      Business-related and Initiatives (Part 6/6)

Gratitude to St. Joseph Foundation for Charitable Purposes for financial support for this addition and to the
Institute for Peace and Justice for use of their Pope Paul VIth graphic.

Modified June 5, 2014.