These resources provide basic background information on Catholic Social Teaching and Catholic Social Thought.
Although Pope Francis' view on Catholic Social Thought and Teaching do not differ much from his predecessors, he has released more information on his thinking in his second encyclical, Laudato Si', in speeches he has given and in a recent TED talk.
The Pope has also released information on his view of Catholic Social Thought and Teaching in a TED talk. Here he provides commentary on the world, and calls for equality, solidarity and tenderness to prevail, stating "let us help each other, all together, to remember that the 'other' is not a statistic, or a number."
After four years as Pope, individuals at Georgetown University have held a panel to discuss the "Francis Factor," which featured a moderated conversation:
And a reflection panel: