Posts Tagged ‘encyclical’

Pope Francis’ writings on ecology could become encyclical

Vatican City, Jan 27, 2014 / 12:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A statement released by the Vatican last Friday revealed that Pope Francis has begun to work on a text surrounding the topic of ecology, which could eventually become an encyclical.

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14 things you need to know about Pope Francis’s new encyclical

By Jimmy Akin |
Pope Francis has just released his first encyclical, Lumen Fidei, or “the light of faith.”

The first encyclical of a pope is always closely watched, because it frequently signals the way in which he intends to govern th…

Encyclical shows seamless transition from Benedict to Francis

by Elise Hilton July 5, 2013 (Acton Institute) – Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI was not able to complete his encyclical on faith during his pontificate, and Pope Francis chose to complete the work, Lumen Fidei (“The Light of Faith”.) Acton’s Director of Research, Samuel Gregg writes about the…

Deluxe Edition of 1st Encyclical Due Next Month

Ignatius Press is slated to release Pope Francis’ first encyclical as a hardcover, deluxe edition in August, in time for the fall celebrations of the Year of Faith. The encyclical, “Lumen Fidei,” was released by the Vatican today. “Ignatius Press is honored and delighted to publish Pope Francis’ first encyclical …

Marriage one man and one woman for nurturing children: Pope Francis’ first encyclical

by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent ROME, July 5, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In his first encyclical letter, released this morning, Pope Francis has reiterated that marriage is a union of one man and one woman for the procreation and nurturing of children. This lifelong pledge is possible only in the light of a greater plan for marriage,…

Pope Francis’ first encyclical to be released July 5

Vatican City, Jul 1, 2013 / 10:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis’ first encyclical will be published on Friday, July 5, the Vatican has announced.

The encyclical was begun by Benedict XVI and finished by Pope Francis in recent months. It is …

Pope Francis’ First Encyclical To Be Released on Friday

Pope Francis’ first encyclical, “Lumen Fidei” (The Light of Faith), is set to be published this Friday and will be presented during a press conference at the Holy See Press Office. Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation of Bishops, will present the encyclical along with Archbishop Gerhard Ludwig Mülle…

JH Westen, other pro-life leaders, Meet Pope Francis after Mass celebrating JPII pro-life encyclical

by Steve Jalsevac VATICAN CITY, June 24, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After the Mass commemorating the pro-life encyclical of Pope John Paul II – the Gospel of Life – Pope Francis greeted various pro-life leaders from around the world.  The Pope offered his “sincere thanks” to all “who…

Pope’s Plans for Encyclical, Travel Disclosed

By DAVID UEBBING/CNA/EWTN NEWS |
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis could issue his first encyclical this year and so far is only planning one international trip in 2013, according to Vatican press office director Father Federico Lombardi.

Father…

Best of Benedict #9

9) Caritas in Veritate – Charity in Truth, June 29th, 2009This encyclical certainly was the most controversial of Pope Benedict’s three.  Some felt that it had undue influence from the Roman Curia at large because at times, it has been suggested, …