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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 THE COUNCIL OF THE LAITY…

Pope Paul VI

Octobri Mense

To Our Venerable Brethren the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Ordinaries having Grace and Communion with the Apostolic See.…

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 Benediction. Urged on by the…

Pope Leo XIII

Omnem Sollicitudinem

To the Ruthenian Archbishops of Lwow, Halicz and Kamiensk and the other Bishops of the Same Rite in Friendship and…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Omnibus Compertum

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

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 Venerable Brother Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops,…

Pope John XXIII

On Psychotherapy And Religion

1. We greet you, dear sons and daughters, who have come from all parts and are gathered together in Rome…

Pope Pius XII

On Religious Life

ADDRESS TO THE GENERAL CHAPTERS OF RELIGIOUS ORDERS AND CONGREGATIONS Beloved Sons, We find ourselves filled with a spirit of…

Pope Paul VI

On Rural Life

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

Pope Pius XII

Optatissima Pax

To the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops and other Ordinaries in Peace and Communion with the Apostolic See. Venerable Brethren, Greeting…

Pope Pius XII

Optime Noscitis

To the Venerable Brothers, the Archbishops and Bishops of Ireland. Venerable Brothers, Greetings and Apostolic Benediction. You know very well…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Optime Noscitis

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

Pope BI. Pius IX

Orientales Omnes Ecclesias

To the Venerable Brethren, the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Ordinaries in Peace and Communion with the Apostolic See.…

Pope Pius XII

Orientalis Ecclesiae

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

Pope Pius XII

Orientalium Dignitas

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

Pope Leo XIII

Pacem In Terris

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

Pope John XXIII

Pacem, Dei Munus Pulcherrimum

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

Pope Benedict XV

Paenitemini

APOSTOLIC CONSTITUTION ON PENANCE "Be converted and believe in the Gospel."1 It seems to us that we must repeat these…

Pope Paul VI

Paenitentiam Agere

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

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 Catholic Women's Leagues. We are…

Pope Pius XII

Papal Protection of the Jews

Pope Gregory X 1272Gregory, bishop, servant of the servants of God, extends greetings and the apostolic benediction to the beloved…

Pope Gregory X

Pascendi Dominici Gregis

ON THE DOCTRINE OF THE MODERNISTS VENERABLE BRETHREN, HEALTH AND THE APOSTOLIC BLESSING: 1. One of the primary obligations assigned…

Pope Pius X

Pastoral Norms For General Sacramental Absolution

Christ our Lord instituted the Sacrament of Penance in order that the faithful who have sinned might obtain pardon from…

Pope Paul VI

Pastorale Munus

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

Pope Paul VI

Pastoralis

To Our Beloved Sons, Joseph Sebastian, S.R.E. Cardinal Netto, Patriarch of Lisbon, Americo S.R.E. Cardinal Dos Santos Silva, Bishop of…

Pope Leo XIII

Pastoralis Officii

To the Archbishops and Bishops of the German Empire and Austria-Hungary. Mindful of your pastoral duty and moved by your…

Pope Leo XIII

Pastoralis officii

 

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Paternae

To the Archbishops and Bishops of Brazil. Venerable Brothers, Greetings and Apostolic Benediction. 1. We rejoice that the fruit of…

Pope Leo XIII

Paterno Iam Diu

On the Children of Central Europe To the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Ordinaries in Peace and Communion with…

Pope Benedict XV

Peregrinantes

To all the faithful of Christ, Greetings and Apostolic Benediction. That we are pilgrims from the Lord and seekers after…

Pope Benedict XIV

Pergrata

To the Bishops of Portugal. Venerable Brethren, Greetings and Apostolic Benediction. Your gratifying joint letter was received last month. It…

Pope Leo XIII

Permoti Nos

To the Bishops of Belgium. 1. As we experience a special friendship for your nation, and in response to the…

Pope Leo XIII

Perpensis circumstantiis

 

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Petitionibus Vestris Benignum Impertientes

1255, julio, 15.  Anagni.  Bula de Alejandro IV en que concede a la Universidad de Salamanca el uso del sello.…

Pope Alexander IV

Pieni L’animo

ON THE CLERGY IN ITALY To the Venerable Brethren, the Archbishops, and Bishops of Italy. Venerable Brethren, Health and the…

Pope Pius X

Pope St. Pius V

Jan. 7, 1566 - May 1, 1572 Exponi nobis nuper [Latin] July 25, 1571 Ereader files: [MOBI] [EPUB] Quo Primum…

Pope Pius V

Pope St. Pius X

Aug. 4, 1903 - Aug. 20, 1914 Acerbo Nimis (On Teaching Christian Doctrine) April 15, 1905 Ereader files: [MOBI] [EPUB]…

Pope Pius X

Populorum Progressio

TO THE BISHOPS, PRIESTS, RELIGIOUS, THE FAITHFUL AND TO ALL MEN OF GOOD WILL 1. The development of peoples has…

Pope Paul VI

Praeclara Gratulationis Publicae

To Our Venerable Brethren, all Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops and Bishops of the Catholic World In Grace and Communion with the…

Pope Leo XIII

Praedecessores Nostros

To all Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops and Bishops. Venerable Brothers, We give you Greetings and Our Apostolic Blessing. You know from…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Praestantia Scripturae

Motu proprio of Our Most Holy Lord Pius X., by Divine Providence Pope, on the decisions of the Pontifical Commission…

Pope Pius X

Princeps Pastorum

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

Pope John XXIII

Principi Apostolorum Petro

On St. Ephrem the Syrian To the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops and other Ordinaries of Places in Peace and Cornmunion…

Pope Benedict XV

Pro eximia tua

 

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Probe Noscitis Venerabiles

To the Venerable Brothers, Archbishops, and Bishops of the Spanish Kingdom. Venerable Brothers, Greetings and Apostolic Benediction. You know well,…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Probe Nostis

ON THE PROPAGATION OF THE FAITH Venerable Brothers, We Give You Greeting and Our Apostolic Blessing. You are well aware,…

Pope Gregory XVI

Prodiit jamdudum

 

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Providas Romanorum

 

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Providentissimus Deus

To Our Venerable Brethren, All Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, and Bishops of the Catholic World, in Grace and Communion with the…

Pope Leo XIII

Quadragesimo Anno

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

Pope Pius XI

Quae Ad Nos

To Cardinal Skrbensky, Archbishop of Prague and to the Other Archbishops and Bishops of Bohemia and Moravia. 1. The notices…

Pope Leo XIII

Quae causa

 

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Quae Honorem Conditoris Omnium

Everything for the glory of the Creator and the benefit of souls merits support in every way; especially those things…

Pope Innocent IV

Quae In Patriarchatu

To Venerable Brothers, the Archbishops, Bishops, and Beloved Sons, the Monks, and all the Faithful of the Patriarchate of Babylonia…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Quam Aerumnosa

To Our Venerable Brothers the Archbishops and Bishops of America. Venerable Brethren, Greeting and the Apostolic Blessing. How sad and…

Pope Leo XIII

Quam ex sublimi

 

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Quam grave

 

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Quam graviter

 

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Quam Religiosa

To the Bishops of Peru. 1. The great religious persistence with which Peru adhered to the Catholic faith is a…

Pope Leo XIII

Quam Singulari

Decree of the Sacred Congregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments on First Communion The pages of the Gospel show…

Pope Pius X

Quamquam Pluries

To Our Venerable Brethren the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, and other Ordinaries, in Peace and Union With Holy See. Although We…

Pope Leo XIII

Quamvis paternae

 

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Quanta auxilii

 

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Quanta Cura

To Our Venerable Brethren, all Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, and Bishops having favor and Communion of the Holy See. Venerable Brethren,…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Quanta Cura

To the Venerable Brothers, the Primates, the Metropolitans, the Archbishops, and all the Bishops who are in Communion with the…

Pope Benedict XIV

Quanta laetitia

 

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Quanto Conficiamur Moerore

To Our Beloved Sons, S. R. E. Cardinals and to Our Venerable Brothers, the Archbishops and Bishops of Italy. Our…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Quanto in dolore

 

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Quare lacrymae

 

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Quarto Abeunte Saeculo

ON THE COLUMBUS QUADRICENTENNIAL To Our Venerable Brethren, the Archbishops and Bishops of Spain, Italy, and the two Americas. Now…

Pope Leo XIII

Quartus Supra

To Our Venerable Brothers Anthony Peter IX, Patriarch of Cilicia, and the Archbishops, Bishops, Clergy and Laity, Our Beloved Children…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Quas Primas

ON THE FEAST OF CHRIST THE KING To Our Venerable Brethren the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Ordinaries in…

Pope Pius XI

Quas Vestro

ON MIXED MARRIAGES To the Prelates of Hungary Venerable Brothers, Greetings and Apostolic Blessing. The letter from you and the…

Pope Gregory XVI

Quemadmodum

To the Venerable Brethren: The Patriarchs, Archbishops, Bishops and other Ordinaries Having Peace and Communion With the Apostolic See. While…

Pope Pius XII

Quemadmodum nihil

 

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Quemadmodum preces

 

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Qui Nuper

To Our Venerable Brothers, the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Ordinaries in Friendship and Communion with the Apostolic See.…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Qui Pluribus

To All Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, and Bishops. Venerable Brothers, We Greet You and Give You Our Apostolic Blessing. For many…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Quia quorundam

1. Because the father of lies is said to have so blinded the minds of certain [men], that they by…

Pope John XXII

Quinquagesimo Ante

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

Pope Pius XI

Quo fluctu

 

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Quo Gravioar

ON THE "PRAGMATIC CONSTITUTION" To the Bishops of the Province of Upper Rhineland. Venerable Brothers, Greetings and Apostolic Blessing. As…

Pope Gregory XVI

Quo Graviora

For the perpetual remembrance of the matter. 1. Blessed Peter, Prince of Apostles, and his Successors have been given the…

Pope Leo XII

Quo luctu

 

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Quo Primum

APOSTOLIC CONSTITUTION From the very first, upon Our elevation to the chief Apostleship, We gladly turned our mind and energies…

Pope Pius V

Quod aliquantum

 

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Quod Anniversarius

To Our Venerable Brethren the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, and Bishops of the Whole World in Favor and Communion with the…

Pope Leo XIII

Quod Apostolici Muneris

To the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, and Bishops of the Catholic World in Grace and Communion with the Apostolic See. At…

Pope Leo XIII

Quod Auctoritate

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

Pope Leo XIII

Quod Hoc Ineunte

To all the Christian Faithful, Who will see this Present Letter; Greetings and Apostolic Benediction. That which at the beginning…

Pope Leo XII

Quod Iam Diu

On the Future Peace Conference To the Patriarchs, Archbishops, Bishops and other Ordinaries of the Catholic World. 1. That for…

Pope Benedict XVI

Quod Multum

To the Bishops of Hungary. Venerable Brothers, Greetings and Apostolic Benediction. We have long and ardently desired an opportunity to…

Pope Leo XIII

Quod Nunquam

ON THE CHURCH IN PRUSSIA To Our Venerable Brothers, the Archbishops and Bishops of Prussia. Venerable Brothers, Greetings and Apostolic…

Pope BI. Pius IX

Quod Provinciale

To Our Venerable Brothers the Archbishops and Bishops as well as Our Beloved Sons, the Parish Priests and Missionaries of…

Pope Benedict XIV

Quod Votis

To Our Beloved Sons Anthony Joseph Cardinal Gruscha, Archbishop of Vienna; George Cardinal Kopp, Bishop of Wrodaw, Leo Cardinal De…

Pope Leo XIII

Quoties animo

 

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Quum Diuturnum

To the Bishops of Latin America. 1. As We remember the long course of Our pontificate, We are conscious that…

Pope Leo XIII

Redemptoris Nostri Cruciatus

To the Venerable Brethren the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, Bishops, and other Ordinaries m Peace and Communion with the Apostolic See.…

Pope Pius XII