Category - Encyclicals

Ecclesia de Eucharistia

ENCYCLICAL LETTER ECCLESIA DE EUCHARISTIA OF HIS HOLINESS POPE JOHN PAUL II TO THE BISHOPS PRIESTS AND DEACONS MEN AND WOMEN IN THE CONSECRATED LIFE AND ALL THE LAY FAITHFUL ON THE EUCHARIST IN ITS RELATIONSHIP TO THE...

Fides et ratio

Ioannes Paulus PP. II Fides et ratio To the Bishops of the Catholic Church on the relationship between Faith and Reason 1998.09.14 Blessing My Venerable Brother Bishops, Health and the Apostolic Blessing! Faith and...

Ut unum sint

Ioannes Paulus PP. II Ut unum sint On commitment to Ecumenism 1995.05.25 INTRODUCTION 1. Ut unum sint! The call for Christian unity made by the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council with such impassioned commitment is...

Evangelium vitae

Ioannes Paulus PP. II Evangelium vitae To the Bishops Priests and Deacons Men and Women religious lay Faithful and all People of Good Will on the Value and Inviolability of Human Life 1995.03.25 INTRODUCTION 1. The...

Veritatis splendor

Ioannes Paulus PP. II Veritatis splendor 1993.08.06 Blessing Venerable Brothers in the Episcopate, Health and the Apostolic Blessing! The splendour of truth shines forth in all the works of the Creator and, in a special...

Centesimus annus

Ioannes Paulus PP. II Centesimus annus To His Venerable Brothers in the Episcopate the Priests and Deacons Families of Men and Women religious all the Christian Faithful and to all men and women of good will on the...

Redemptoris missio

Ioannes Paulus PP. II Redemptoris missio On the permanent validity of the Church’s missionary mandate 1990.12.07 Blessing Venerable Brothers, Beloved Sons and Daughters, Health and the Apostolic Blessing...

Sollicitudo rei socialis

Ioannes Paulus PP. II Sollicitudo rei socialis To the Bishops, Priests Religious Families, sons and daughters of the Church and all people of good will for the twentieth anniversary of “Populorum Progressio”...

Redemptoris Mater

Ioannes Paulus PP. II Redemptoris Mater On the Blessed Virgin Mary in the life of the Pilgrim Church 1987.03.25 Blessing Venerable Brothers and dear Sons and Daughters, Health and the Apostolic Blessing. INTRODUCTION 1...

Dominum et vivificantem

Dominum et vivificantemIoannes Paulus PP. II Dominum et vivificantem On the Holy Spirit in the Life of the Church and the World 1986.05.18 INTRODUCTION Venerable Brothers, Beloved Sons and Daughters, Health and the...