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Inscrutabili Dei Consilio

To the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, and Bishops of the Catholic World in Grace and Communion…

Pope Leo XIII

Inscrutabili Divinae Sapientiae

To all the Faithful who read this Letter, Greetings and Apostolic Blessing. Since We have…

Pope Clement XIV

Insignes

To the Bishops of Hungary. 1. You have most rightly decreed that special, joyful thanksgiving…

Pope Leo XIII

Instruction Concerning the Criteria for the Discernment of Vocations with Regard to Persons with Homosexual Tendencies in View of Their Admission to the Seminary and to Holy Orders

Introduction In continuity with the teaching of the Second Vatican Council and, in particular, with…

Pope Benedict XVI

Inter Caetera

Alexander, bishop, servant of the servants of God, to the illustrious sovereigns, our very dear…

Pope Alexander VI

Inter caetera

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Inter Ea Quae Placita

1255, abril, 6. Nápoles.  Bula de Alejandro IV en que confirma el estudio general de…

Pope Alexander IV

Inter Gravissimas

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Inter Insigniores

Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Introduction The Role Of Women In Modern…

Pope Paul VI

Inter Multiplices

To Our Beloved Sons Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, and Venerable Brothers Archbishops and…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Inter omnigenas

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Inter Praecipuas

ON BIBLICAL SOCIETIES To the Venerable Brothers, Patriarchs, Primates,Archbishops and Bishops. Venerable Brothers, Greetings and…

Pope Gregory XVI

Inter praeteritos

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Invicti Athletae

To the Venerable Brethren, the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Local Ordinaries in Peace…

Pope Pius XII

Iucunda Sane

ENCYCLICAL OF POPE PIUS X ON POPE GREGORY THE GREAT To Our Venerable Brethren, the…

Pope Pius X

Iucunda Semper Expectatione

To the Partiarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Ordinaries in Peace and Communion with the…

Pope Leo XIII

Lacrimabili Statu

ON THE INDIANS OF SOUTH AMERICA To the Archbishops and Bishops of Latin America. Venerable…

Pope Pius X

Laetamur Admodum

To the Venerable Brethren, the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Local Ordinaries in Peace…

Pope Pius XII

Laetitiae Sanctae

To Our Venerable Brethren the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Ordinaries, having Peace and…

Pope Leo XIII

Lamentabili Sane

SYLLABUS CONDEMNING THE ERRORS OF THE MODERNISTS With truly lamentable results, our age, casting aside…

Pope Pius X

Last Will and Testament of Pope Paul VI

Some notes for my testament. In the name of the Father and of the Son…

Pope Paul VI

Le Pelerinage De Lourdes

To the Cardinals, Archbishops, and Bishops of France in Peace and Communion with the Apostolic…

Pope Pius XII

Le voci che da tutti

“For the protection of St Joseph on the Second Vatican Council” The voices that come…

Pope John XXIII

Levate

To the Venerable Brothers Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops and Bishops of the Entire Catholic Community in…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Libentissime quidem

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Libertas Praestantissimum

To the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, and Bishops of the Catholic World in Grace and Communion…

Pope Leo XIII

Licet Multa

To Our Beloved Son Victor Augustus, Cardinal Deschamps, Primate of Belgium, and to All the…

Pope Leo XIII

Litteras A Vobis

To the Archbishops and Bishops of Brazil, Last year We received your letter joyfully announcing…

Pope Leo XIII

Longinqua

Pope Leo XIII

Luctuosissimi Eventus

To the Venerable Brethren, the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Local Ordinaries in Peace…

Pope Pius XII

Lux Veritatis

To Our Venerable Brethren, Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Local Ordinaries enjoying Peace and…

Pope Pius XI

Magnae Dei Matris

To Our Venerable Brethren, the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, and other Ordinaries in Peace and Communion…

Pope Leo XIII

Magnae Nobis

To the Kingdom of Poland, to the Primate, Archbishops and Bishops. Venerable Brothers, Greetings and…

Pope Benedict XIV

Magni Nobis

To the Archbishops and Bishops of the United States of North America. Of great joy…

Pope Leo XIII

Magno cum animi

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Marialis Cultus

APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION FOR THE RIGHT ORDERING AND DEVELOPMENT OF DEVOTION TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY…

Pope Paul VI

Mater Et Magistra

To His Venerable Brethren the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and all other Local Ordinaries that…

Pope John XXIII

Maximae Quidem

To the Venerable Brothers Gregory Archbishop of Munich and Freising and Michael Archbishop of Bamberg…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Maximam Gravissimamque

To the eminent Cardinals: Louis Henri Lucon, Archbishop of Reims, Paul Pierre Andrieu, Archbishop of…

Pope Pius XI

Mediator Dei

To the Venerable Brethren, the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops and other Ordinaries in Peace and…

Pope Pius XII

Meminisse Iuvat

To the Venerable Brethren, the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Local Ordinaries in Peace…

Pope Pius XII

Mens Nostra

To the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Local Ordinaries in Peace and Communion with…

Pope Pius XI

Mense Maio

Venerable Brothers, As the month of May draws near, a month which the piety of…

Pope Paul VI

Menti Nostrae

APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION OF POPE PIUS XII TO THE CLERGY OF THE ENTIRE WORLD On the…

Pope Pius XII

Meridionali Americae

To the Venerable Brothers, Archbishops and Bishops of South America. Venerable Brothers, Greeting and Apostolic…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Militantis Ecclesiae

To the Archbishops and Bishops of Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. 1. The interest as well…

Pope Leo XIII

Mira Circa Nos

The Bull of Pope Gregory IX canonizing St. Francis of Assisi: 1. How wondrously considerate…

Pope Gregory IX

Mirabile Illud

To Our Venerable Brethren, the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops and other local Ordinaries having Peace…

Pope Pius XII

Mirae Caritatis

To Our Venerable Brethren, the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Local Ordinaries, having Peace…

Pope Leo XIII

Miranda Prorsus

To the Venerable Brethren, the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Local Ordinaries in Peace…

Pope Pius XII

Mirari Vos

ON LIBERALISM AND RELIGIOUS INDIFFERENTISM To All Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, and Bishops of the Catholic…

Pope Gregory XVI

Miserentissimus Redemptor

To Our Venerable Brethren the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, and other Local Ordinaries in Peace and…

Pope Pius XI

Misericors Dei Filius

[Translated from Acta Apostolica Sedis, Vol. XV, Kal. 3. Iun. 1883, pp. 513-520.] LEO BISHOP…

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Missale Romanum

REVISED BY DECREE OF THE SECOND VATICAN ECUMENICAL COUNCIL PAUL, BISHOP Servant of the Servants…

Pope Paul VI

Mit Brennender Sorge

To the Venerable Brethren the Archbishops and Bishops of Germany and other Ordinaries in Peace…

Pope Pius XI

Mortalium Animos

To Our Venerable Brethren the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Local Ordinaries in Peace…

Pope Pius XI

Munificentissimus Deus

1. The most bountiful God, who is almighty, the plan of whose providence rests upon…

Pope Pius XII

Musicae Sacrae

To Our Venerable Brethren, the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops and other Local Ordinaries in Peace…

Pope Pius XII

Mysterium Fidei

Pope Paul VI by divine providence Pope, to our venerable brothers, the Patriarchs Primates, Archbishops,…

Pope Paul VI

Mystici Corporis

To Our Venerable Brethren, Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Local Ordinaries enjoying Peace and…

Pope Pius XII

Neminem Vestrum

To the Venerable Brothers the Archbishop Primate and the Bishops and to the Beloved Sons,…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Nemo Certe Ignorat

To the Venerable Brothers, Archbishops, and Bishops of Ireland. Venerable Brothers, Greetings and Apostolic Benediction.…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Nimiam Licentiam

To the Venerable Brothers, Archbishops and Bishops of the Kingdom of Poland. Venerable Brothers, Greetings…

Pope Benedict XIV

Nobilissima Gallorum Gens

To Our Venerable Brethren the Archbishops and Bishops in France. Venerable Brethren, Health and the…

Pope Leo XIII

Non Abbiamo Bisogno

To Our Venerable Brethren the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Ordinaries in Peace and…

Pope Pius XI

Non ambigimus

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Nos Es Muy Conocida

To the Venerable Brethren the Archbishops, Bishops, and other Ordinaries of Mexico in Peace and…

Pope Pius XI

Nostis Et Nobiscum

To the Archbishops and Bishops of Italy Venerable Brothers, We Give You Greetings and Our…

Pope BI. Pius IX

NOTA DOTTRINALE SU ALCUNI ASPETTI DELL’EVANGELIZZAZIONE

I. Introduzione 1. La Nota Dottrinale è dedicata principalmente all’esposizione della comprensione della missione evangelizzatrice cristiana come…

Pope Benedict XVI

Notes and J. Waterworth’s Preface

NotesThe Rev. J. Waterworth's translation of the Canons and Decrees of the Council of Trent…

Council Fathers

Notre Charge Apostolique

"Our Apostolic Mandate" Given by Pope Pius X to the French Bishops Our Apostolic Mandate…

Pope Pius X

Nova Impendet

To the Venerable Brothers the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops and other Ordinaries, in Peace and…

Pope Pius XI

Novae hae litterae

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Nullis Certe Verbis

To the Venerable Brothers, the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops and other Ordinaries Keeping Favor and…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Nuper pro

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Octagesima Adveniens – The Eightieth Anniversary Of “Rerum Novarum”

APOSTOLIC LETTER OF HIS HOLINESS POPE PAULUS PP. VI TO CARDINAL MAURICE ROY PRESIDENT OF…

Pope Paul VI

Octobri Mense

To Our Venerable Brethren the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Ordinaries having Grace and…

Pope Leo XIII

Officii nostri

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Officio Sanctissimo

To Our Venerable Brethren the Archbishops and Bishops of Bavaria. Venerable Brethren, Health and Apostolic…

Pope Leo XIII

Omnem Sollicitudinem

To the Ruthenian Archbishops of Lwow, Halicz and Kamiensk and the other Bishops of the…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Omnibus Compertum

To the Greek Melchite Patriarch, Archbishops, and Bishops. 1. Everybody knows very well, venerable brothers,…

Pope Leo XIII

On Promoting Devotion to the Most Precious Blood

ON PROMOTING DEVOTION TO THE MOST PRECIOUS BLOOD OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST To his…

Pope John XXIII

On Psychotherapy And Religion

1. We greet you, dear sons and daughters, who have come from all parts and…

Pope Pius XII

On Religious Life

ADDRESS TO THE GENERAL CHAPTERS OF RELIGIOUS ORDERS AND CONGREGATIONS Beloved Sons, We find ourselves…

Pope Paul VI

On Rural Life

THE POPE SPEAKS ON RURAL LIFE Speech delivered by His Holiness, Pope Pius XII, to…

Pope Pius XII

Optatissima Pax

To the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops and other Ordinaries in Peace and Communion with the…

Pope Pius XII

Optime Noscitis

To the Venerable Brothers, the Archbishops and Bishops of Ireland. Venerable Brothers, Greetings and Apostolic…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Optime Noscitis

To Our Dearly Beloved Sons, the Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, and Our Venerable…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Orientales Omnes Ecclesias

To the Venerable Brethren, the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Ordinaries in Peace and…

Pope Pius XII

Orientalis Ecclesiae

To Our Venerable Brethren the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops and other Ordinaries at Peace and…

Pope Pius XII

Orientalium Dignitas

The Churches of the East are worthy of the glory and reverence that they hold…

Pope Leo XIII

Pacem In Terris

On establishing universal peace in truth, justice, charity and liberty To our venerable brothers the…

Pope John XXIII

Pacem, Dei Munus Pulcherrimum

On Peace and Christian Reconciliation To the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and Ordinaries in Peace…

Pope Benedict XV

Paenitemini

APOSTOLIC CONSTITUTION ON PENANCE "Be converted and believe in the Gospel."1 It seems to us…

Pope Paul VI

Paenitentiam Agere

To His Venerable Brethren the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Local Ordinaries who are…

Pope John XXIII

Papal Directives For The Woman Of Today

You have come before Us, dear women, bearing the proudly daring name, International Union of…

Pope Pius XII

Papal Protection of the Jews

Pope Gregory X 1272Gregory, bishop, servant of the servants of God, extends greetings and the…

Pope Gregory X

Pascendi Dominici Gregis

ON THE DOCTRINE OF THE MODERNISTS VENERABLE BRETHREN, HEALTH AND THE APOSTOLIC BLESSING: 1. One…

Pope Pius X

Pastoral Norms For General Sacramental Absolution

Christ our Lord instituted the Sacrament of Penance in order that the faithful who have…

Pope Paul VI

Pastorale Munus

The pastoral office was linked by Christ to the grave responsibilities of teaching and sanctifying,…

Pope Paul VI