The church highlights seven key themes that recur frequently in Catholic Social Teaching. These themes, or tenets, draw attention to the key areas encompassed by Social Teaching. These themes are: The Life and Dignity of the Human Person, The Call to Family, Community, and Participation, Rights and Responsibilities, The Option for the Poor and Vulnerable, The Dignity of Work and Rights of Workers, Solidarity, and Care for Creation.

Pope Francis: Contributions to Catholic Social Teaching

Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel)—2013

Laudato Si' (On Care for Our Common Home)—2015

Life and Dignity of the Human Person