John Paul II Encyclicals

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Encyclicals of
Pope John Paul II

Centesimus Annus
Commemorating the Centenary of Rerum Novarum
May 1, 1991

Dives in Misericordia
The Mercy of God
November 30, 1980

Dominum et Vivificantem
on the Holy Spirit in the Life of the Church and the World
May 18, 1986

Evangelium Vitae
on the Value and Inviolability of Human Life
March 25, 1995

Fides Et Ratio
on the Relationship Between Faith and Reason
October 15, 1998

Laboren Exercens
on Human Work on the
Ninetieth Anniversary of Rerum Novarum
September 14, 1981

Redemptor Hominis
on the Redemption of Man
March 4, 1979

Redemptoris Mater
on the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Life of the Pilgrim Church
March 25, 1987

Sollicitudo Rei Socialis
For the Twentieth Anniversary of Populorum Progressio
June 2, 1985

Slavorum Apostoli
Commemoration of the Eleventh Centenary of the Evangelizing Work of saints Cyril and Methodius
June 2, 1985

Ut Unum Sint
on Commitment to Ecumenism
May 25, 1995

Veritatis Splendor
Regarding Certain Fundamental Questions
of the Church's Moral Teaching
August 6, 1993


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