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Bishops & Dioceses

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
All U.S. Dioceses

The Vatican

The Vatican
The Vatican Library
The Vatican Museum
Holy See Press Office

Pope Francis Writings

Amoris laetitia: Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation on love in the family, 2016
Laudato si’, On Care for Our Common Home, 2015
Evangelii Gaudium: Apostolic Exhortation on the Proclamation of the Gospel in Today’s World, 2013
Luman Fidei, The Light of Faith, 2013

Pope Benedict XVI Writings

Caritas in veritate, On Integral Human Development in Charity and Truth, 2009
Spe salvi, On Christian Hope, 2007
Deus caritas est, On Christian Love, 2005

Pope John Paull II Writings

Evangelium vitae, On the Value and Inviolability of Human Life, 1995
Laborem exercens, On Human Work, 1981
All Encyclicals of Pope John Paul II

Pope Paul VI Writings

Humanae vitae, Human Life, 1968
Populorum Progressio, On the Development of Peoples, 1967
All Encyclicals of Pope Paul VI

Franciscan Prayers

Prayer Before the Crucifix
Prayer of Peace
Canticle of the Sun
The Blessing of Brother Leo
Prayer of Praise
A Salutation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
We Adore You, O Christ

Franciscan Writings

Francis of Assisi: Early Documents: Vol, 1, The Saint; Vol. 2, The Founder; Vol. 3, The Prophet

Readings on the Eucharist

Sacramentum Caritatis, Apostolic Exhortation, Pope Benedict XVI
Mane Nobiscum Domine, Apostolic Letter, Pope John Paul II
Ecclesia de Eucharistia, Encyclical, Pope John Paul II
Sacrament of the Eucharist, Catechism of the Catholic Church
Various Resources on the Eucharist, Vatican Web Site

Documents on Consecrated Life

The Service of Authority and Obedience, Instruction of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, 2008
Starting Afresh from Christ, Instruction of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, 2002
Vita Consecrata, Apostolic Exhortation, Pope John Paul II, 1996
Fraternal Life in Community, Document of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, 1994
Redemptionis Donum
, Apostolic Exhortation, Pope John Paul II, 1984
Essential Elements in the Church’s Teaching on Religious Life, Document of the Sacred Congregation for Religious and for Secular Institutes, 1983
Evangelica Testificatio, Apostolic Exhortation, Pope Paul VI, 1971
Perfectae Caritatis, Decree on the Adaptation and Renewal of Religious Life, Vatican II Council, 1965

Daily Mass Readings
The Bible
Liturgy of the Hours