Dicastery: Congregation for the Clergy Topic: Library – Magisterium of the Sovereign Pontiffs – Encyclicals, Language: English Type: Documento. Overview. For nearly two thousand years, popes have communicated to the world primarily through their letters. In the premodern world, the papal chancery. Kindly, fatherly Pope John XXIII issued his first encyclical last week, and it proved to be a fatherly message of warning, hope and encouragement. Ad Petri.

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When they conduct themselves like honest men, they are punished like criminals. One such verse for me is Mark 5: In either case, they can pursue their salvation the more easily and happily and also be of pre-eminent assistance in Christian countries and in those lands where the light of the Gospel has not yet shone.

AAS 51 ff. As for unity of worship, the Catholic Church has had seven sacraments, neither more nor less, from her beginning right down to the present day.

Religion: Ad Petri Cathedram

Together the parents should carefully rear their children, God’s most precious gift, to an upright and religious life. It was their wise intention that the laity should cooperate in the apostolate of the hierarchy. We take pleasure in addressing these same words to you: They do this not in one, but in many fields of endeavor. Acta Leonis 15 For unless peace, unity, and concord are present in domestic society, how can they exist in civil society?

We actually are brothers. Acta Leonis 8 Those who support truth, justice, and the real interests of men and nations do not refuse liberty, do not extinguish it, do not suppress it.

Thus arise all manner of errors, which enter the recesses of men’s hearts and the bloodstream of human society as would a plague. For these reflections of Ours, We have drawn comfort and instruction. We wish first to give the sick, the infirm, and the aged that comfort which comes from heaven.

This is why the word of God, “who dwells in light inaccessible,” 2 in His great love took pity on man’s plight, “became flesh and dwelt among us,” 3 that He might “enlighten every man who cometh into the world” 4 and lead him petrk only to full and perfect truth, but to virtue and eternal happiness.



AAS 37 Besides this, our journey through this mortal life should not be regarded as an end in itself, petei upon merely for pleasure. These heralds of the gospel dedicate and consecrate their lives to God in order that the light of Jesus Christ may enlighten every man who comes into the world, 55 that the grace of God may enter and support every soul, and that all men pwtri be aroused to a life that is good, honorable, and Christian.

This is particularly the case in matters of religion and sound morals. This is why wise men grieve and lament; they are uncertain whether we are heading for sincere, true, and firm peace, or are rushing in complete blindness into the fires of a new and terrible war.

We have complete confidence in their industrious and effective service. This long-desired unity, fostered and fed by brotherly love, will beget a great peace.

It is the same peace which Christ promised to men of good will through the song of the angels who hovered over His crib; 43 it is cathedrma peace Catherram imparted after instituting the Eucharistic Sacrament and Sacrifice: Like Cain, we would commit a terrible crime and stain the petrl with our brother’s blood. But all will come out well if the social teaching of the Catholic Church is applied as it should be to the problem. Radio broadcasts, motion pictures, and television shows which make error and vice attractive must be opposed by shows which defend truth and strive to preserve the integrity and safety of morals.

They act as though God had given us intellects for some purpose other than the pursuit and attainment of truth.

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All of these can provide inspiration and incentive for morality and goodness, even Christian virtue. Movements Toward Union This unity is so conspicuous that by it all men can find and recognize the Catholic Church.


To fulfill it and expand its scope, all Christians must cooperate by prayer and such contributions as their means permit.

If it totters, if the norms which the divine Redeemer laid down for it are rejected or ignored, then the very foundations of the state tremble; civil society stands betrayed and in peril.

One Fold and One Shepherd Their unhappiness touches Our heart; We are constrained to take pity and to repeat the merciful words that came from the heart of our Divine Master when He saw the multitude languishing in hunger: They must give their parents not only solace but also concrete assistance if it is needed.

Cathedrma from jeopardizing the Church’s unity, controversies, as a noted English author, John Henry Cardinal Newman, has remarked, can actually pave the way for ctahedram attainment. AAS 41 We must fight immoral and false catnedram with literature that is wholesome and sincere.

Some men, indeed do not attack the truth wilfully, but work in heedless disregard of it. May We hope with a father’s love for your return? The Duties of the Press If the working classes have an abundance of material goods and enjoy all the benefits of civilization while losing or neglecting those higher goods which pertain to the immortal soul, what does da profit them?

We are especially concerned here because the Church’s enemies can easily take advantage of any unjust treatment a the lower classes to draw them to their side by false promises and deceptive lies.

Why do we stir up hatred? They render extensive and distinguished service which no one else could perform with the same blend of virginal and maternal concern! But above all these things have charity, which is the bond of perfection.

The Pope Speaks5 Autumn, He gave them the earth to be cultivated by their toil and labor.