~Papal Encyclicals



During his papacy, Pope John Paul II published 14 encyclical letters
Here is a chronological list of all his encyclicals

Lumen Fidei
Pope Francis, on Faith

Caritas in Veritate
Pope Benedict XVI on integral human development in charity and truth.

Spe Salvi
Pope Benedict XVI on Christian hope.

Deus Caritas Est
Pope Benedict XVI on Christian love.

Ecclesia de Eucharistia
Pope John Paul II on the Eucharist in its relationship to the Church.

Fides et Ratio
Pope John Paul II on the relationship between faith and reason.

Ut Unum Sint
Pope John Paul II on commitment to ecumenism.

Evangelium Vitae
Pope John Paul II on the value and inviolability of human life.

Veritatis Splendor
Pope John Paul II on the splendour of truth.

Centesimus Annus
Pope John Paul II on the hundredth anniversary of 'Rerum Novarum.'

Redemptoris Missio
Pope John Paul II on the permanent validity of the Church's missionary mandate.

Sollicitudo Rei Socialis
Pope John Paul II the twentieth anniversary of 'Populorum Progressio.'

Redemptoris Mater
Pope John Paul II on the Blessed Virgin Mary in the life of the pilgrim Church.

Dominum et Vivificantem
Pope John Paul II on the Holy Spirit in the life of the Church and the world.

Slavorum Apostoli
Pope John Paul II on the Apostles of the Slavs.

Laborem Exercens
Pope John Paul II on human work on the ninetieth anniversary of 'Rerum Novarum.'

Dives in Misericordia
Pope John Paul II on the revelation of mercy.

Redemptor Hominis
Pope John Paul II on the Redeemer of Man.

Salvifici Doloris
Pope John Paul II on the Christian meaning of human suffering.

Ecclesiam Suam
Pope Paul VI on the Church.

Mense Maio
Pope Paul VI on prayers during May for preservation of peace.

Mysterium Fidei
Pope Paul VI on the Holy Eucharist.

Christi Matri
Pope Paul VI on prayers for peace during October.

Populorum Progressio
Pope Paul VI on the development of Peoples.

Sacerdotalis Caelibatus
Pope Paul VI on the celibacy of priests.

Humanae Vitae
Pope Paul VI on human life.

Pacem in Terris
Pope John XXIII on establishing universal peace in truth, justice, charity, and liberty.

Paenitentiam Agere
Pope John XXIII on the need for the practice of interior and exterior penance.

Aeterna Dei Sapientia
Pope John XXIII on the See of Saint Peter as the Center of Christian Unity.


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