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Apostolic Letters of
Pope John Paul II


Ad Tuendam Fidem
by which certain norms are inserted
into the Code of Canon Law and into the
Code of Canon of the Eastern Churches
May 28, 1998

Apostolos Suos
on the theological and juridical
nature of episcopal conferences
May 21, 1998

A Concilio Constantinopolitano
for the 1600th anniversary of the
first Council of Constantinople and the
1550th anniversary of the Council of Ephesus
March 25, 1981

Dies Domini
Keeping the Lord's Day Holy
May 31, 1998

Dilecti Amici
issued to the youth of the world
on the occasion of international youth year
March 31, 1985

Divini Amoris Scientia
Saint Thérèse
of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face
is proclaimed a Doctor of the Universal Church
October 19, 1997

Dolentium Hominum
issued Motu Proprio
Establishing Pontifical Commission for the
Apostolate of Health Care Workers
February 11, 1985

Ecclesia Dei
Archbishop Lefebvre and the four men
that he consecrated as bishops
excommunicated for their disobedience
July 2, 1988

Euntes in Mundum
In Italian
January 25, 1988

For the Third Centenary of the Union
of the Greek-Catholic Church of Romania with the Church of Rome

May 7, 2000

"Inde a Pontificatus"
issued Motu Proprio
The Pontifical Council For Culture
and the Pontifical Council For Dialogue
With Non-Believers are United
March 25, 1993

Inter Munera Academiarum
Ad perpetuam rei memoriam
In Latin
January 28, 1999

Laetamur Magnopere
Latin Edition of Catechism Promulagated
August 15, 1997

Master in the Faith
for the Fourth Centenary of the Death of
Saint John of the Cross
December 14, 1990

Mulieris Dignitatem
on the Dignity and Vocation of Women
on the occasion of the Marian Year
August 15, 1988

Novo Millennio Ineunte
at the Close of the Great Jubilee of the Year 2000
January 6, 2001

Ordinatio Sacerdotalis
on Reserving Priestly Ordination to Men Alone
May 22, 1994

Orientale Lumen
to mark the Centenary of Orientalium Dignitas of Pope Leo XIII
May 2, 1995

Patres Ecclesiae
In Italian
January 2, 1980

Proclaiming Saint Thomas More
Patron of Statesmen & Politicians

Issued Motu Proprio
October 31, 2000

Salvifici Doloris
on the Christian Meaning of Human Suffering
February 11, 1984

Sescentesima Anniversaria
on the Occasion of the Sixth Centenary
of the "Baptism" of Lithuania
June 5, 1987

Spiritus Domini
In Italian
August 1, 1987

Stella Maris
issued Motu Proprio
On The Apostleship Of The Sea
January 31, 1997

Tertio Millennio Adveniente
on Preparation for the Jubilee of the Year 2000
November 10, 1994

Union of Brest
for the Fourth Centenary of the Union of Brest
November 12, 1995

Union of Uzhorod
on the 350th Anniversary of the Union of Uzhorod
April 18, 1996


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