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Rerum novarum was wrote in the end of the 1800 s by pope Leon XIII it has been one of the most important encyclical letters ever wrote by a pope because of when it was written It is good to know that it was the first social encyclical of the Catholic Church This encyclical led to a renovation of the Catholic Church which led to the establishment of the Social Doctrine of the Catholic Church In the end of the 1800 Europe was through a social crisis as a result of the industrial revolution inequality and extreme poverty but according to Pope Leon XIII this crisis was caused because of the abandon of faith in the people The situation of the working class was terrible they had minimum rights many people lost their jobs because machines replaced them and workers were they were seen as objects rather than humans This led to the social unrest of the working classIn the first paragraph Pope Leon XIII starts with an explanation of the origins of the revolutionary change This revolutionary change was a consequence of the industrial revolution that caused a drastic change in the relationship between employer and employee also the unequal distribution of wealth leading to extreme poverty for the majority of the working class and the lost of moral values among the societyIn the second paragraph the pope states that its time for the Church to offer guidance by establishing the principles for a proper relationship between employers and employees and between rich and poor He says that is a complicated issue to solve as well as dangerous because of all the people that benefits from it this malicious people that have the power to persuade in the wrong way to the people pervert men judgment and make people to rise in rebellionIn the third paragraph Pope Leon XIII makes reference of one of the nine principles of the catholic social teachings solidarity toward
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