Social Doctrine Week
December 4 (Sunday) - 10 (Saturday), 2011
The Catholic Church in Korea celebrated the first Social Doctrine Week from December 4th to 10th. Social Doctrine Week was established at the 2011 Autumn General Assembly of the CBCK, as the CBCK Committee for Justice & Peace (President: Most Rev. Matthias Ri Iong-hoon) requesting. The week is celebrated during the second week of Advent starting with "Human Rights Sunday".
The CBCK Committee for Justice & Peace distributed instructional materials including the fundamental concepts for social doctrine to each diocese and parish. In addition, the committee released the special prayer texts for the week to ask the faithful to pray.