Documents and Speeches by

Pope Benedict XV Details

Documents (30)TypeDateAscending
Ubi primum Italiano (Italian)Apostolic Exhortation1914.09.08
Ad beatissimi Apostolorum Principis English français (French) Italiano (Italian)
Appealing for peace


Consilium a decessore Italiano (Italian)
Establishing the Pontifical Commission for the Revision and Emendation of the Vulgate

 Bible   Roman Curia 

Motu Proprio1914.11.23
Non multo post Italiano (Italian)
New Regulations on the Studies at the Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome
Motu Proprio1914.12.31
Ex actis tempore latine (Latin)
On the finances of the suburbicarian sees, the prohibition of cardinal bishops' transferring from one of these sees to another, and cardinal bishops as head of the suburbicarian sees

 cardinal   diocese 

Apostolic Constitution1915.02.01
Allorché fummo chiamati Italiano (Italian)
Appealing for the end of war


Apostolic Exhortation1915.07.28
Incruentum Altaris Italiano (Italian)
On Masses on All Souls' Day


Quandoquidem in iis Italiano (Italian)
Requiring Documents on Indulgences Examined by the Holy Office


Motu Proprio1915.09.16
Seminaria clericorum Italiano (Italian) latine (Latin)
Establishing the Sacred Congregation of Seminaries and Universities

 Roman Curia   seminary 

Motu Proprio1915.11.04
Alloquentes proxime Italiano (Italian) latine (Latin)
Supressing the Congregation of the Index and transferring its function to the Holy Office, and transferring the section Indulgences from the Holy Office to the Apostolic Penitentiary

 Roman Curia 

Motu Proprio1917.03.25
Nobilissimam sacrarum Italiano (Italian)
On the Basilica of Mary Major


Motu Proprio1917.04.08
Dei Providentis Italiano (Italian) latine (Latin)
Establishing the Sacred Congregation for the Oriental Churches

 Eastern Churches   Roman Curia 

Motu Proprio1917.05.01
Providentissima Mater Italiano (Italian)
Promulgating the Code of Canon Law

 canon law 

Codex Iuris Canonici (1917) / Code of Canon Law (1917) français (French) latine (Latin) latine (Latin)

 canon law 

Canon Law1917.05.27
Humani generis redemptionem English français (French) Italiano (Italian)
On Preaching the Word of God


Dès le début Italiano (Italian)
Appealing to the leaders of the warrning nations to find a way to find a just and longlasting peace


Apostolic Exhortation1917.08.01
Cum Iuris Canonici Italiano (Italian)
Establishing the Pontifical Commission for the Authentic Interpretation of the Code of Canon Law

 canon law   Roman Curia 

Motu Proprio1917.09.15
Orientis Catholici Italiano (Italian)
Establishing a papal institute for the studies of oriental churches

 Eastern Churches 

Motu Proprio1917.10.15
Quartus iam annus Italiano (Italian)
Appealing for the end of war


Motu Proprio1918.05.09
Quod iam diu English Italiano (Italian)
On the Future Peace Conference


In hac tanta English
For the 12th centenary of the union of Germany with the Apostolic See due to St. Boniface

 Germany   saint 

Maximum illud español (Spanish)
On the propagation of the Catholic faith to the whole world


Apostolic Letter1919.11.01
Paterno iam diu English
Appealing for help to the children of Central Europe


Pacem Dei English español (Spanish)
On Peace and Christian Reconciliation


Spiritus Paraclitus English español (Spanish)
For the 15th centenary of the Death of St. Jerome

 Bible   Holy Spirit   saint 

Principi Apostolorum Petro English
On conferring upon St. Ephrem the Syrian the honour of Doctor of the Church


Annus iam plenus English
Appealing for help for the child war victims of Central Europe


Sacra Propediem English
On the 7th centenary of the Third Order of St. Francis


In præclara summorum English français (French)
On the 6th centenary of the death of Dante


Fausto appetente die English français (French)
For the 7th centenary of the death of St. Dominic



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