Potashinskaya N.N. The poverty in the social doctrine of the Catholic Church. Bereginya.777.Sova. Scientific journal Potashinskaya N.N. The poverty in the social doctrine of the Catholic Church. Bereginya.777.Sova. Scientific journal // Ch. Editor - Professor RG Gostev, deputy head of the department. - Professor Ye. P. Belozertsev, Professor G.K. Safaraliev, Professor D.V. Liventsev. - M. Euroschool. Voronezh: JSC Voronezh Regional Printing House. No. 2 (33). P. 88-101 ISSN 2077-6365Posted on site: 03.12.17 Search full text on Google AcademiaAbstractThe article deals with the concept of poverty in the system of Catholic social doctrine from Leo XIII to Francis. The priority is the choice of the Catholic Church in favor of the poor, its proclamation of the right of every person to happiness and a decent life, as well as condemnation of social inequality, selfishness, infatuation with money, profits and consumerism as causes of hunger, poverty, unemployment and emigration.