The Political Doctrine of Pope Benedict XVI and the European Political Positivism

Sardarian G.T.


This article addresses the Catholic political doctrine formulated during the period of the pontificate of Benedict XVI. The fundamentals of state power described in the encyclicals of the pontiff, the correlation of morality and law, morality and politics are described in the article. The author comes to a conclusion that the ways of solving the problems that Benedict XVI offered during his pontificate have not lost their relevance.


Catholic political doctrine, Vatican, Benedict XVI, Pope, democracy, liberalism, communism, positivism, encyclical, political ideology.

DOI: 10.31249/rsm/2018.02.15

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