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Issued in a.d. 2021

Liturgical Booklet

Mass on the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

(Christmas Octave 2020)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.01.01)

latine (Latin)

Liturgical Booklet

Mass on the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.01.06)

latine (Latin)

Motu Proprio
Spiritus Domini

Modifying Canon 230 §1 of the Code of Canon Law regarding access of women to the ministries of Lector and Acolyte

by Pope Francis Details (2021.01.10)

 acolyte   canon law   lector 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Arabic latine (Latin) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Letter

To the Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith regarding access of women to the ministries of Lector and Acolyte

by Pope Francis Details (2021.01.10)

 acolyte   lector 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Note

On distribution of ashes in time of pandemic

(Lent 2021)

by Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Details (2021.01.12)

 Lent   pandemic 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese) latine (Latin)

Message

To Venezuela’s Bishops and diocesan and religious clergy

by Pope Francis Details (2021.01.19)

 Venezuela 

français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

To the 46th President of the United States of America on the occasion of his inauguration at the White House

by Pope Francis Details (2021.01.20)

 USA 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the 55rd World Communications Day (2021): Communicating by Encountering People as They Are

(World Communications Day 2021)

by Pope Francis Details (2021.01.23)

 communication 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Arabic español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Message

For the online presentation of the Ecclesial Assembly of Latin America and the Caribbean

by Pope Francis Details (2021.01.24)

español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Liturgical Booklet

Mass for the 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

(Sunday of the Word of God 2021)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.01.24)

latine (Latin)

Liturgical Booklet

Second Vespers for the Solemnity of the Conversion of St. Paul

(Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2021)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.01.25)

latine (Latin)

Decree

Inscribing the Optional Memorials of the Sts. Gregory of Narek, John de Avila, Hildegard of Bingen in the General Roman Calendar

by Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Details (2021.01.25)

 calendar 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese) latine (Latin)

Decree

On the celebration of Saints Martha, Mary and Lazarus in the General Roman Calendar

by Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Details (2021.01.26)

 calendar 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese) latine (Latin)

Message

For the 68th World Leprosy Day

(68ᵗʰ World Leprosy Day)

by Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development Details (2021.01.31)

 leprosy 

English Italiano (Italian)

Message

To the organisers and participants at the Fifth Global Meeting of the Indigenous Peoples’ Forum

by Pope Francis Details (2021.02.02)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Liturgical Booklet

Mass on the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

(World Day for Consecrated Life 2021)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.02.02)

latine (Latin)

Message

To the participants in the 4th International Conference on music, promoted by the Pontifical Council for Culture

by Pope Francis Details (2021.02.04)

(related to Pontifical Council for Culture)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Message

For the first International Day of Human Fraternity and the presentation of the winners of the first Zayed Prize 2021 for Human Fraternity

(International Day of Human Fraternity 2021)

by Pope Francis Details (2021.02.04)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Motu Proprio

On amendments in matters of justice

by Pope Francis Details (2021.02.08)

 Vatican City 

English Italiano (Italian)

Message

To the participants in the World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking

by Pope Francis Details (2021.02.08)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Message

For the World Pulses Day

by Pope Francis Details (2021.02.12)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

In memory of the Coptic Martyrs killed in Libya

by Pope Francis Details (2021.02.15)

 Egypt 

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Message

For the presentation of encyclical Fratelli tutti in Russian

by Pope Francis Details (2021.02.17)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the Brotherhood Campaign 2021 of the Church in Brazil

by Pope Francis Details (2021.02.17)

 Brazil 

français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Liturgical Booklet

Ash Wednesday

(Lent 2021)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.02.17)

latine (Latin)

Note

On the celebration of Holy Week 2021

(Triduum 2021)

by Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Details (2021.02.17)

 pandemic 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Message

To the participants in the Religious Education Congress sponsored by the Los Angeles Catholic Archdiocese

by Pope Francis Details (2021.02.19)

(related to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Los Angeles)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Letter

For the cultural valorisation of the Lateran Palace

by Pope Francis Details (2021.02.20)

(related to Papal See of Roma)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Document

Response to a dubium regarding the blessing of the unions of persons of the same sex

by Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Details (2021.02.22)

 homosexuality 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Note

Commentary on the Responsum ad dubium

by Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Details (2021.02.22)

 homosexuality 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the 14th Rare Disease Day

by Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development Details (2021.02.28)

English Italiano (Italian)

Message

For the upcoming Apostolic Journey to Iraq

(Apostolic Journey to Iraq)

by Pope Francis Details (2021.03.04)

 Iraq 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Arabic español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Liturgical Booklet

Mass in Chaldean Rite

(Apostolic Journey to Iraq)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.03.06)

latine (Latin)

Decree

Restricting the private celebration of the Holy Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica

by Secretariat of State Details (2021.03.12)

(related to Papal Basilica of St. Peter)

Italiano (Italian)

Message

For the 58th World Day for Vocations (2021)

(World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2021)

by Pope Francis Details (2021.03.19)

 vocation 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Arabic español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Message

Elevation of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock to an International Shrine of Special Eucharistic and Marian Devotion

by Pope Francis Details (2021.03.19)

 Ireland 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

To the participants in the online meeting “Our daily Love”, for the opening of the “Amoris Laetitia Family” Year

by Pope Francis Details (2021.03.19)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For World Water Day

by Pope Francis Details (2021.03.22)

 water 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Motu Proprio

On the containment of expenditures for employees of the Holy See, the Governorate of Vatican City State, and other connected Entities

by Pope Francis Details (2021.03.23)

(related to Governorate of Vatican City State)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the 150th anniversary of the proclamation of St. Alphonsus de Liguori as Doctor of the Church

by Pope Francis Details (2021.03.23)

 saint 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the Birth Centenary Celebration of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the 50th anniversary of the Independence of Bangladesh

by Pope Francis Details (2021.03.24)

 Bangladesh 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Message

To the participants at the UNESCO Forum on Biodiversity

by Pope Francis Details (2021.03.24)

français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Apostolic Letter
Lucis æternæ

On the 7th centenary of the death of Dante Alighieri

by Pope Francis Details (2021.03.25)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) Arabic latine (Latin) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Liturgical Booklet

Palm Sunday

(Lent 2021)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.03.28)

latine (Latin)

Document

Pastoral Orientations on Climate Displaced People

by Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development Details (2021.03.30)

 climate 

English Italiano (Italian)

Liturgical Booklet

Holy Chrism Mass

(Lent 2021)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.04.01)

latine (Latin)

Liturgical Booklet

Mass of the Lord’s Supper

(Triduum 2021)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.04.01)

latine (Latin)

Liturgical Booklet

Celebration of the Passion of the Lord

(Triduum 2021)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.04.02)

latine (Latin)

Liturgical Booklet

Way of the Cross

(Triduum 2021)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.04.02)

latine (Latin)

Liturgical Booklet

Paschal Vigil

(Triduum 2021)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.04.03)

latine (Latin)

Letter

To the participants in the 2021 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund

by Pope Francis Details (2021.04.04)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Message

Urbi et Orbi Message for Easter Sunday 2021

(Triduum 2021)

by Pope Francis Details (2021.04.04)

 Easter 

English Italiano (Italian) Deutsch (German)

Message

For the 500th anniversary of the evangelization of the Philippines

by Pope Francis Details (2021.04.04)

 Philippines 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Liturgical Booklet

Easter Sunday

(Triduum 2021)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.04.04)

latine (Latin)

Message

For the World Health Day 2021

by Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development Details (2021.04.07)

 health 

English Italiano (Italian)

Message

To participants in the International Conference “A Politics Rooted in the People”

by Pope Francis Details (2021.04.15)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the 58th General Assembly of the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil

by Pope Francis Details (2021.04.15)

 Brazil 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the International Congress “Exceptional Woman”, dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the proclamation of St. Teresa of Ávila as a Doctor of the Church

by Pope Francis Details (2021.04.15)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Message

To the Muslims for the Feast of Ramadan 2021

by Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue Details (2021.04.16)

 Muslims 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Arabic Português (Portuguese)

Letter

For the Ibero-American Conference of Heads of State and Governments

by Pope Francis Details (2021.04.21)

Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the Earth Day

by Pope Francis Details (2021.04.22)

 ecology 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

To participants in the international “Leaders Summit on Climate”

by Pope Francis Details (2021.04.22)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Document

Pastoral Guidelines for the Celebration of World Youth Day in the Particular Churches

by Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life Details (2021.04.22)

 youth 

English Italiano (Italian)

Liturgical Booklet

Mass with priestly ordinations

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.04.25)

latine (Latin)

Motu Proprio

On provisions on transparency in the management of public finances

by Pope Francis Details (2021.04.26)

 Roman Curia   Vatican City 

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Letter

Chirograph on the provision that José Gregorio Hernández Cisneros be Co-Patron of the Peace Sciences Study Cycle at the Pontifical Lateran University

by Pope Francis Details (2021.04.26)

(related to Pontifical Lateran University)

 saint 

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the beatification of José Gregorio Hernández Cisneros

by Pope Francis Details (2021.04.29)

 saint 

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Motu Proprio

Amending the jurisdiction of the judicial bodies of Vatican City State

by Pope Francis Details (2021.04.30)

 Vatican City 

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

For the blessing of the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph in Miandrivazo, in the diocese of Morondava, Madagascar

by Pope Francis Details (2021.05.01)

(related to Diocese of Morondava)

Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Curial Letter

On some new invocations in the Litany in honour of Saint Joseph

(Year of St. Joseph)

by Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Details (2021.05.01)

 St. Joseph 

English Italiano (Italian)

Message

For the Feast of Our Lady of Luján, Patroness of Argentina

by Pope Francis Details (2021.05.06)

 Argentina 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

On the Covid-19 health emergency in India

by Pope Francis Details (2021.05.06)

(related to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bombay)

 pandemic 

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

To the participants in “Vax Live: The Concert To Reunite the World”

by Pope Francis Details (2021.05.08)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

To participants in the 5th International Conference entitled “Mind, Body and Soul”

by Pope Francis Details (2021.05.08)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Motu Proprio
Antiquum ministerium

Instituting the ministry of the Catechist

by Pope Francis Details (2021.05.10)

 catechist 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Message

To mark the presentation of the volume “Seeking and Finding God’s Will: A Practical Guide to the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola” by Father Miguel Ángel Fiorito

by Pope Francis Details (2021.05.10)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Decree

Granting of the Indulgence on the occasion of World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

(World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly 2021)

by Apostolic Penitentiary Details (2021.05.13)

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese) latine (Latin)

Message

To participants in the “Meeting for Fraternal Dialogue 2021” of the Italian Charismatic Consultation

by Pope Francis Details (2021.05.15)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

For the 50th National Week for Institutes of Consecrated Life in Spain

by Pope Francis Details (2021.05.17)

 Spain 

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Letter

For the online Conference Building Fraternity, Defending Justice. Challenges and Opportunities for Insular Peoples

by Pope Francis Details (2021.05.21)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Message

For the ecumenical Pentecost Vigil organized by CHARIS, in the Anglican Christ Church in Jerusalem

by Pope Francis Details (2021.05.22)

 ecumenism 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Apostolic Constitution
Pascite gregem Dei

Reforming Book VI of the Code of Canon Law

by Pope Francis Details (2021.05.23)

 canon law 

English Italiano (Italian) latine (Latin) español (Spanish) Deutsch (German)

Message

To the participants in the international prayer ’Pilgrims with Ignatius’ to mark the beginning of the Ignatian Year

by Pope Francis Details (2021.05.23)

 Jesuits 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Liturgical Booklet

Mass on the Solemnity of Pentecost

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.05.23)

latine (Latin)

Canon Law

Book VI of the Code of Canon Law

by Pope Francis Details (2021.05.23)

 canon law 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) latine (Latin)

Letter

For the VIII Centenary of the death of Saint Dominic of Caleruega

by Pope Francis Details (2021.05.24)

(related to Order of Preachers (Dominicans))

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Message

To mark the launch of the “Laudato Si” Action Platform

by Pope Francis Details (2021.05.25)

 ecology 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Message

For the Buddhist Fest of Vesakh/Hanamatsuri 2021

by Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue Details (2021.05.26)

 Buddhists 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the funeral celebration of Patriarch Gregory Peter XX Ghabroyan of the Armenians

by Pope Francis Details (2021.05.29)

 Armenian Church 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the 10th anniversary of the creation of Rezandovoy, a project of the Society of Jesus in Spain

by Pope Francis Details (2021.05.29)

(related to Society of Jesus (Jesuits))

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

For the 1st World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, 2021: “I am with you always”

(World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly 2021)

by Pope Francis Details (2021.05.31)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Arabic español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Decree

On international associations of the faithful

by Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life Details (2021.06.03)

 canon law 

English Italiano (Italian)

Note

Explanatory note on the decree on international associations of the faithful

by Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life Details (2021.06.03)

English Italiano (Italian)

Message

For the launching of the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

by Pope Francis Details (2021.06.04)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Message

To mark the 30th anniversary of the Central American Integration System

by Pope Francis Details (2021.06.05)

Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Letter

For the Jubilee proclaimed to mark 900 years since the foundation of the abbey of Premontré

by Pope Francis Details (2021.06.06)

(related to Order of the Canons Regular of Prémontré (Norbertines, Premonstratensians))

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Liturgical Booklet

Mass on the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.06.06)

latine (Latin)

Message

To participants in the forum “Where do we stand with Amoris laetitia? Strategies for the application of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation”

by Pope Francis Details (2021.06.09)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Message

To mark the retreat of the “John 17 Movement” at the Saint Joseph’s Seminary of New York

by Pope Francis Details (2021.06.09)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Letter

To Cardinal Reinhard Marx

by Pope Francis Details (2021.06.10)

(related to Metropolitan Archdiocese of München und Freising)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Message

For the 20th anniversary of the foundation of the “Federación latinoamericana de Colegios de la Compañía de Jesús” (FLACSI)

by Pope Francis Details (2021.06.10)

Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

World Day of the Poor 2021: “The poor you will always have with you”

(World Day of the Poor 2021)

by Pope Francis Details (2021.06.13)

 poverty 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Arabic español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Message

To the Minister of Climate and Environment of Poland, Chairperson of the XLII Session of the FAO Conference

by Pope Francis Details (2021.06.14)

 ecology 

français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

To the participants in the Second National Conference for Mental Health

by Pope Francis Details (2021.06.14)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

For the 16th Edition of the Globsec Bratislava Forum, on theme: Let’s Rebuild The World Back Better

by Pope Francis Details (2021.06.15)

français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the 109th International Confererence of the International Labour Organization (ILO)

by Pope Francis Details (2021.06.17)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Letter

For the 1300th anniversary of the death of Saint Odilia (Sainte Odile), patroness of Alsace

by Pope Francis Details (2021.06.21)

(related to Archdiocese of Strasbourg)

latine (Latin)

Decree

On the regulations for the implementation of the Motu Proprio dated 2020.05.19

by Secretariat for the Economy Details (2021.06.22)

Italiano (Italian)

Note

On the organization of the Eucharistic Celebrations in St. Peter’s Basilica

by Papal Basilica of St. Peter Details (2021.06.22)

Italiano (Italian)

Message

To volunteers at the Noche de Caridad and Home of Nazareth of the Diocese of Mar del Plata

by Pope Francis Details (2021.06.24)

(related to Diocese of Mar del Plata)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Letter

To the Catholic Patriarchs of twhe Middle East

by Pope Francis Details (2021.06.27)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) Arabic español (Spanish)

Message

To young people gathered in Medjugorje

by Pope Francis Details (2021.06.29)

 Medjugorje 

Italiano (Italian) Hrvatski (Croatian) español (Spanish) Deutsch (German)

Liturgical Booklet

Mass and blessing of the Pallium for the new Metropolitan Archbishops on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.06.29)

latine (Latin)

Message

To the Christian Association of Business Leaders

by Pope Francis Details (2021.06.30)

Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the International Meeting “Science for peace”

by Pope Francis Details (2021.07.02)

 science 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the presentation of the Tenth World Meeting of Families in extraordinary form

(10ᵗʰ World Meeting of Families (Rome))

by Pope Francis Details (2021.07.02)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Letter

To the major archbishop and bishops of the Synod of the Syro-Malabar Church

by Pope Francis Details (2021.07.03)

 Syro-Malabar Church 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

For the 10th anniversary of the Independence of South Sudan

by Pope Francis Details (2021.07.09)

 South Sudan 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

To participants in the General Chapter of the Order of Friars Minor

by Pope Francis Details (2021.07.15)

(related to Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans))

français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Motu Proprio
Traditionis custodes

On the use of the Roman Liturgy prior to the Reform of 1970

by Pope Francis Details (2021.07.16)

 Tridentine 

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Letter

On the Apostolic Letter Motu Proprio Traditionis custodes

by Pope Francis Details (2021.07.16)

 Tridentine 

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Deutsch (German)

Liturgical Booklet

Mass for the World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

(World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly 2021)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.07.25)

latine (Latin)

Message

To the Secretary-General of the United Nations

by Pope Francis Details (2021.07.26)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

For the 42nd Meeting for Friendship among Peoples

by Pope Francis Details (2021.07.29)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Letter

For the 5th Centenary of the Coronation of the Black Madonna of Oropa

by Pope Francis Details (2021.08.05)

(related to Diocese of Biella)

latine (Latin)

Message

To the participants in the Virtual Continental Congress of Religious Life, organized by CLAR

by Pope Francis Details (2021.08.13)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Deutsch (German)

Message

To the people on the vaccination campaign against COVID-19

by Pope Francis Details (2021.08.18)

 pandemic 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

To the participants in the 24th International Mariological-Marian Congress

by Pope Francis Details (2021.08.22)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

For the 71st National Liturgical Week (Cremona)

by Pope Francis Details (2021.08.23)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

To participants in the Laudato si’ Inter-University Congress

by Pope Francis Details (2021.08.24)

English español (Spanish)

Message

For the ’2021 Journey’ in Argentina

by Pope Francis Details (2021.08.25)

 Argentina 

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

Joint Message with the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople and the Archbishop of Canterbury for the protection of Creation

(World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation 2021)

by Pope Francis Details (2021.09.01)

 ecology 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Message

To the participants at the G20 Interfaith Forum 2021

by Pope Francis Details (2021.09.07)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Preparatory Document

16th Ordinary General Assembly - 2023

(16ᵗʰ Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops)

by Synod of Bishops Details (2021.09.07)

 synod   synodality 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Vademecum

16th Ordinary General Assembly - 2023

(16ᵗʰ Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops)

by Synod of Bishops Details (2021.09.07)

 synod   synodality 

English

Message

To the participants in the 14th National Pilgrimage of Families for the Family

by Pope Francis Details (2021.09.09)

 family 

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For World Tourism Day 2021

(World Tourism Day 2021)

by Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development Details (2021.09.11)

 tourism 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Liturgical Booklet

Apostolic Journey to Budapest and Slovakia

(Apostolic Journey to Budapest)

(Apostolic Journey to Slovakia)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.09.12)

latine (Latin)

Message

For the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Apostolic Administrations for Latin-Rite Catholics in Russia

by Pope Francis Details (2021.09.16)

 Russia 

Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the meeting “Our common mission of safeguarding God’s children”, organised by the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors and the Bishops’ Conferences of Central and Eastern Europe

by Pope Francis Details (2021.09.18)

English Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Decree

Requiring all visitors to the Vatican to have COVID Green Pass

by Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State Details (2021.09.18)

 pandemic 

Italiano (Italian)

Letter

Concession of the Ecclesiastica Communio to the new Patriarch of Cilicia of the Armenians

by Pope Francis Details (2021.09.23)

 Armenian Church 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

To participants in the high-level event of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

by Pope Francis Details (2021.09.23)

français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Liturgical Booklet

Mass with the Council of Bishops’ Conferences of Europe

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.09.23)

latine (Latin)

Letter

Chirograph establishing the Foundation for Catholic Health

by Pope Francis Details (2021.09.29)

 health 

Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the seminar promoted by Italy in the ’Youth4Climate: Driving Ambition’

by Pope Francis Details (2021.09.29)

 ecology 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Letter

For the 50th anniversary of the German weekly edition of L’Osservatore Romano

by Pope Francis Details (2021.09.30)

(related to L’Osservatore Romano)

Italiano (Italian)

Message

For the World Food Forum

by Pope Francis Details (2021.10.01)

 food 

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

To the participants in the Meeting of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

by Pope Francis Details (2021.10.02)

(related to Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences)

Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the 2nd global event of “The Economy of Francesco”

by Pope Francis Details (2021.10.02)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Letter

To the Grand Chancellor of the Lateran Pontifical University, establishing studies in ecology and the environment

by Pope Francis Details (2021.10.07)

(related to Pontifical Lateran University)

 ecology 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the International Congress to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Maria Montessori

by Pope Francis Details (2021.10.07)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

For the 60th Perugia-Assisi March for Peace

by Pope Francis Details (2021.10.10)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Liturgical Booklet

Mass for the Opening of the Synodal Path

(16ᵗʰ Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.10.10)

latine (Latin)

Message

For Word Day of Mental Health 2020

by Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development Details (2021.10.10)

español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) English

Norms

Regulations on postulators

by Congregation for the Causes of Saints Details (2021.10.11)

Italiano (Italian)

Norms

Norms on delicts reserved to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

by Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Details (2021.10.11)

 doctrine 

Italiano (Italian) latine (Latin)

Message

For the 57th IDEA Colloquium “Let’s Achieve a Sustainable Argentina”

by Pope Francis Details (2021.10.14)

 Argentina 

Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

To participants in the Ecclesial Assembly of Latin America and the Caribbean

by Pope Francis Details (2021.10.15)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the 4th World Meeting of Popular Movements (EMMP)

by Pope Francis Details (2021.10.16)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Liturgical Booklet

Mass with the Rite of Episcopal Ordination

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.10.17)

latine (Latin)

Message

For the conference “Promoting child safeguarding in the time of Covid-19 and beyond”

by Pope Francis Details (2021.10.21)

 pandemic 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Message

To the participants in the 49th Social Week for Italian Catholics

by Pope Francis Details (2021.10.21)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

To the participants in the 49th Social Week of Italian Catholics

by Pope Francis Details (2021.10.21)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Letter

For the 30th anniversary of his election as Archbishop of Constantinople and Ecumenical Patriarch

by Pope Francis Details (2021.10.22)

 Ecumenical Patriarchate 

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Decree

Giving effect to the dispositions of can. 838 of the Code of Canon Law

by Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Details (2021.10.22)

 canon law   liturgy 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) latine (Latin)

Letter

To the Special Delegate to the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and of Malta

by Pope Francis Details (2021.10.25)

(related to Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Decree

Plenary Indulgences for the deceased faithful

by Apostolic Penitentiary Details (2021.10.27)

 indulgence   pandemic 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese) latine (Latin)

Letter

For the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Pro Petri Association (Brussels)

by Pope Francis Details (2021.10.29)

latine (Latin)

Message

For the 26th Session of the Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) (Glasgow)

by Pope Francis Details (2021.10.29)

 ecology 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

To the "BBC Radio–Thought for the Day" for the COP26 meeting in Glasgow

by Pope Francis Details (2021.10.29)

 ecology 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

To the participants in the 4th edition of the Paris Peace Forum

by Pope Francis Details (2021.10.30)

français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the opening of a high-level global meeting on the elimination of child labour in agriculture

by Pope Francis Details (2021.11.02)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Liturgical Booklet

Mass for the repose of the Cardinals and Bishops deceased during the course of the year

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.11.04)

latine (Latin)

Message

To the Hindus on the Feast of Deepavali 2021

by Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue Details (2021.11.04)

 Hindus 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese) Hindi

Letter

To the Catholics of Scotland

by Pope Francis Details (2021.11.09)

 Scotland 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Letter

For the 30th anniversary of the International Forum of Catholic Action

by Pope Francis Details (2021.11.09)

Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the 75th anniversary of UNESCO

by Pope Francis Details (2021.11.11)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Message

To the working community of UNESCO for the 75th anniversary of UNESCO

by Pope Francis Details (2021.11.12)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Liturgical Booklet

Mass on the World Day of the Poor

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.11.14)

latine (Latin)

Message

To participants in the World Meeting of Justice and Peace Commissions of Episcopal Conferences

by Pope Francis Details (2021.11.15)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Motu Proprio

Establishing the Pontifical Commission for the Verification and Application of Mitis Iudex in the Churches of Italy

by Pope Francis Details (2021.11.17)

(related to Pontifical Commission for the Verification and Application of Mitis Iudex in the Churches of Italy)

English Italiano (Italian)

Message

For World Fisheries Day 2020

by Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development Details (2021.11.19)

 fish 

English Italiano (Italian)

Message

For the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

by Pope Francis Details (2021.11.20)

 disabled 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Arabic español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Liturgical Booklet

Mass on the Solemnity of Christ the King

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.11.21)

latine (Latin)

Message

For the conclusion of the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for Culture

by Pope Francis Details (2021.11.23)

(related to Pontifical Council for Culture)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the 11th Festival of the Social Doctrine of the Church (Verona)

by Pope Francis Details (2021.11.25)

 social 

English Italiano (Italian)

Message

For the Semaines Sociales de France

by Pope Francis Details (2021.11.26)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

Message

For the upcoming Apostolic Journey to Cyprus and Greece

(Apostolic Journey to Cyprus)

(Apostolic Journey to Greece)

by Pope Francis Details (2021.11.27)

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) Ελληνικά (Greek) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the 70th anniversary of the International Organization of Migration (IOM)

by Pope Francis Details (2021.11.29)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

To Patriarch Bartholomew I on the occasion of the Feast of Saint Andrew

by Pope Francis Details (2021.11.30)

 Ecumenical Patriarchate 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

Liturgical Booklet

Missal for the Apostolic Journey to Cyprus and Greece

(Apostolic Journey to Cyprus)

(Apostolic Journey to Greece)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.12.02)

latine (Latin)

Liturgical Book
De institutione catechistarum

editio typica

by Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Details (2021.12.03)

 catechist   liturgy 

latine (Latin)

Curial Letter

To the Presidents of the Episcopal Conferences on the Rite of Institution of Catechists

by Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Details (2021.12.03)

 catechist 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

Note

Responsa ad dubia on certain provisions of Traditionis custodes

by Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Details (2021.12.04)

 Tridentine 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

Letter

On the institution of the “Fratelli tutti Foundation”

by Pope Francis Details (2021.12.08)

English Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Message

For the Tower of the Virgin Mary in the Sagrada Família in Barcelona

by Pope Francis Details (2021.12.08)

(related to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Barcelona)

Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

For the celebration of World Day of Peace 2022: Dialogue between generations, education and work: tools for building lasting peace

(World Day of Peace 2022)

by Pope Francis Details (2021.12.08)

 peace 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) русский язык (Russian) español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Message

For the 30th World Day of the Sick (2022)

(World Day of the Sick 2022)

by Pope Francis Details (2021.12.10)

 sick 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Arabic español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)

Document

Children and COVID-19

by Vatican COVID-19 Commission Details (2021.12.15)

 pandemic 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

Message

For the inauguration of the academic year of the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, in Milan, on the centenary of its foundation

by Pope Francis Details (2021.12.19)

English Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Document

Pandemic and Challenges for Education: Children and adolescents dealing with COVID-19

by Pontifical Academy for Life Details (2021.12.22)

 pandemic 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

Liturgical Booklet

Mass on the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord

(Christmas Octave 2021)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.12.24)

latine (Latin)

Message

Urbi et Orbi Message for Christmas 2021

(Christmas Octave 2021)

by Pope Francis Details (2021.12.25)

 Christmas 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Arabic español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German)

Letter

To married couples for the Amoris Laetitia Family Year

by Pope Francis Details (2021.12.26)

 marriage 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Arabic español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese) Deutsch (German) 正體中文 (Traditional Chinese) 简体中文 (Simplified Chinese)

Liturgical Booklet

Vespers and Te Deum in thanksgiving for the past year

(Christmas Octave 2021)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2021.12.31)

latine (Latin)

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