Documents

Issued in a.d. 2020

Liturgical Booklet

Mass on the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

(Christmas Octave 2019)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.01.01)

latine (Latin)

Message

For the 28ᵗʰ World Day of the Sick (2020)

(World Day of the Sick 2020)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.01.03)

 sick 

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

Mass on the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.01.06)

latine (Latin)

Liturgical Booklet

Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.01.12)

latine (Latin)

Message

To the Executive Chairman of the “World Economic Forum” (Davos, Switzerland)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.01.15)

 economy 

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

Message

For the 54ᵗʰ World Communications Day (2020): That you may tell your children and grandchildren: Life becomes history

(World Communications Day 2020)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.01.24)

 communication 

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)

Message

A year after the Brumadinho tragedy (Brazil)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.01.25)

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

Liturgical Booklet

Second Vespers on the Feast of Conversion of St. Paul

(Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2020)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.01.25)

latine (Latin)

Liturgical Booklet

Sunday of the Word of God

(Sunday of the Word of God 2020)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.01.26)

latine (Latin)

Message

For the International Conference to mark the centenary of the birth of the Servant of God Chiara Lubich

by Pope Francis Details (2020.01.29)

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

Liturgical Booklet

Mass on the 24ᵗʰ World Day For Consecrated Life

(World Day for Consecrated Life 2020)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.02.01)

latine (Latin)

Apostolic Exhortation
Querida Amazonia

(Special Assembly for the Pan-Amazon region of the Synod of Bishops)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.02.02)

 South America 

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

Message

For the 150ᵗʰ anniversary of Rome as capital of Italy

by Pope Francis Details (2020.02.03)

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

Message

For the first anniversary of the signing of the Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together

by Pope Francis Details (2020.02.04)

 inter-religious dialogue 

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

Letter

To the President of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy

by Pope Francis Details (2020.02.11)

(related to Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy)

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

Message

For the 35ᵗʰ World Youth Day (2020)

(World Youth Day 2020)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.02.11)

 youth 

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

Message

To Cardinal Ricardo Blázquez Pérez

by Pope Francis Details (2020.02.14)

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

Decree
Quo magis

Approving seven Eucharistic Prefaces for the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite

by Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Details (2020.02.22)

 liturgy   Tridentine 

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

Decree
Cum sanctissima

On the liturgical celebration in honour of Saints in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite

by Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Details (2020.02.22)

 calendar   Tridentine 

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

Note

On the liturgical celebration in honour of Saints in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite

by Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Details (2020.02.22)

 calendar   Tridentine 

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

Note

Approving seven Eucharistic Prefaces for the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite

by Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Details (2020.02.22)

 liturgy   Tridentine 

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

Message

For the Brotherhood Campaign 2020 of the Church in Brazil

by Pope Francis Details (2020.02.26)

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

Liturgical Booklet

Ash Wednesday

(Lent 2020)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.02.26)

latine (Latin)

Message

For the 13ᵗʰ Rare Disease Day

by Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development Details (2020.02.29)

 health 

Italiano (Italian)

Message

For the Laudato Si’ Week

by Pope Francis Details (2020.03.03)

 ecology 

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

To participants in the General Chapter of the Salesian Society of Saint John Bosco (Salesians)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.03.04)

(related to Salesians of Saint John Bosco (Salesians))

Italiano (Italian)

Message

For the 57ᵗʰ World Day for Vocations (2020)

(World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2020)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.03.08)

 vocation 

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

Message

For the Day of Prayer and Fasting

by Pope Francis Details (2020.03.11)

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

Message

In the time of Coronavirus

by Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development Details (2020.03.11)

 pandemic 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

Motu Proprio

Law CCCLI on the Judicial System of Vatican City State

by Pope Francis Details (2020.03.13)

(related to Appeals Court of Vatican City State, Governorate of Vatican City State, Judge Nonpareil of Vatican City State, Office of Promoters of Justice, Supreme Court of Vatican City State, Tribunal of Vatican City State)

 Vatican City 

Italiano (Italian)

Message

To mark the moment of Prayer promoted for the whole country by the Italian Bishops’ Conference, on the feast of Saint Joseph

by Pope Francis Details (2020.03.19)

(related to Conferenza Episcopale Italiana (C.E.I.))

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

Decree

Granting of special Indulgences to the faithful in the current pandemic

(Lent 2020)

by Apostolic Penitentiary Details (2020.03.19)

 indulgence   pandemic 

English Deutsch (German) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese) español (Spanish) 正體中文 (Traditional Chinese) 简体中文 (Simplified Chinese)

Decree

For the celebration of Triduum in time of Covid-19

(Triduum 2020)

by Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Details (2020.03.19)

 pandemic 

English Italiano (Italian)

Note

On the Sacrament of Reconciliation in the current pandemic

(Lent 2020)

by Apostolic Penitentiary Details (2020.03.19)

 pandemic 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) 正體中文 (Traditional Chinese) 简体中文 (Simplified Chinese)

Document
Directory for Catechesis

by Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelisation Details (2020.03.23)

 catechist 

Italiano (Italian)

Decree

In time of Covid-19 (II)

(Triduum 2020)

by Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Details (2020.03.25)

 pandemic 

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

Message

Urbi et Orbi Blessing

(Lent 2020)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.03.27)

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

Decree

Mass in time of pandemic

by Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Details (2020.03.30)

 pandemic 

latine (Latin)

Decree

On the special intention to be added to the Solemn Intercessions during the Celebration of the Passion of the Lord for the year 2020 only

(Triduum 2020)

by Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Details (2020.03.30)

 pandemic 

Curial Letter

On the accompaniment of patients in psychiatric hospitals of the Belgian branch of the Congregation of the Brothers of Charity

by Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Details (2020.03.30)

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

Message

For the Buddhist Fest of Vesakh/Hanamatsuri 2020

by Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue Details (2020.04.02)

 Buddhists 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

Message

For the Holy Week

(Lent 2020)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.04.03)

 pandemic 

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

Liturgical Booklet

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

(Lent 2020)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.04.05)

latine (Latin)

Letter

For the extraordinary exposition of the Holy Shroud

by Pope Francis Details (2020.04.09)

(related to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Torino)

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

Liturgical Booklet

Mass of the Lord’s Supper

(Triduum 2020)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.04.09)

latine (Latin)

Message

To the Parish of Padua Prison “Due Palazzi”

by Pope Francis Details (2020.04.10)

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

Liturgical Booklet

Good Friday

(Triduum 2020)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.04.10)

latine (Latin)

Liturgical Booklet

Way of the Cross

(Triduum 2020)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.04.10)

latine (Latin)

Liturgical Booklet

Easter Vigil in the Holy Night of Easter

(Triduum 2020)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.04.11)

latine (Latin)

Letter

To the Popular Movements

by Pope Francis Details (2020.04.12)

 movement 

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

Message

Urbi et Orbi Message for Easter Sunday 2020

(Triduum 2020)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.04.12)

 Easter 

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

Liturgical Booklet

Easter Sunday

(Triduum 2020)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.04.12)

latine (Latin)

Message

To the Muslims for the Feast of Ramadan 2020

by Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue Details (2020.04.17)

 Muslims 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) Arabic

Document
Strong in the Face of Tribulation

by Dicastery for Communication Details (2020.04.19)

 pandemic 

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

Letter

To the world of street newspapers

by Pope Francis Details (2020.04.21)

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

Letter

For the month of May

by Pope Francis Details (2020.04.25)

 Mary 

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)

Letter

For the Feast of Our Lady of Luján

by Pope Francis Details (2020.04.28)

(related to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mercedes–Luján)

español (Spanish)

Decree

Response to dubia regarding the liturgical calendar in 2022

by Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Details (2020.05.11)

 calendar 

latine (Latin)

Message

For the International Nurses Day

by Pope Francis Details (2020.05.12)

 medical 

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

Message

For the 106ᵗʰ World Day of Migrants and Refugees (2020)

(106ᵗʰ World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2020)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.05.13)

 migrant   refugee 

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

Letter

For the inauguration of the Saint John Paul II Institute of Culture of Angelicum

by Pope Francis Details (2020.05.18)

(related to Pontifical Academy of Saint Thomas Aquinas)

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

Message

For the 100ᵗʰ anniversary of Saint John Paul II’s birth

by Pope Francis Details (2020.05.18)

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

Decree

Inscribing the Optional Memorial of St. Faustina Kowalska in the General Roman Calendar

by Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Details (2020.05.18)

 calendar 

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

Motu Proprio

On transparency, control and competition in the procedures for awarding public contracts of the Holy See and Vatican City State

by Pope Francis Details (2020.05.19)

 Vatican City 

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

Message

To the Pontifical Mission Societies

by Pope Francis Details (2020.05.21)

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

Letter

For the 25ᵗʰ anniversary of Ut Unum Sint

by Pope Francis Details (2020.05.24)

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

Message

For CHARIS (Catholic Charismatic Renewal International Service)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.05.30)

 charismatic 

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

Letter

To the priests of the Diocese of Rome

by Pope Francis Details (2020.05.31)

(related to Papal See of Roma)

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

Message

For World Day for Missions 2020

(World Mission Sunday 2020)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.05.31)

 mission 

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

Message

For the “Thy Kingdom Come” Event

by Pope Francis Details (2020.05.31)

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

Message

On the 50ᵗʰ anniversary of the promulgation of the revised Rite of Consecration of Virgins

by Pope Francis Details (2020.05.31)

 virgin 

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

Liturgical Booklet

Mass on the Solemnity of Pentecost

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.05.31)

latine (Latin)

Letter

To the President of the Republic of Colombia to mark the World Environment Day

by Pope Francis Details (2020.06.05)

 Colombia 

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

Message

For the World Youth Cyber Meeting organized by the Pontifical Scholas Occurrentes

by Pope Francis Details (2020.06.05)

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

Document

The Bishop and Christian Unity: An ecumenical vademecum

by Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity Details (2020.06.05)

 bishop   ecumenism 

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

Message

World Day of the Poor 2020: “Stretch forth your hand to the poor”

(World Day of the Poor 2020)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.06.13)

 poverty 

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

Solemnity of Corpus Christi

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.06.14)

latine (Latin)

Message

To maritime personnel and their families

by Pope Francis Details (2020.06.17)

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

Letter

To the Doctors, Nurses and Healthcare workers from the Lombardy Region

by Pope Francis Details (2020.06.20)

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

Circular Letter

On invocations to be inserted into the Litany of Loreto

by Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Details (2020.06.20)

 Mary 

English Italiano (Italian) latine (Latin)

Document

Responses on the validity of baptism

by Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Details (2020.06.24)

 baptism 

English Italiano (Italian)

Message

To young people gathered in Medjugorje for the annual meeting

by Pope Francis Details (2020.06.29)

 Bosnia and Herzegovina 

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

Liturgical Booklet

Blessing of Pallia and Mass with new Metropolitan Archbishops

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.06.29)

 metropolitan 

latine (Latin)

Instruction

The pastoral conversion of the Parish community in the service of the evangelising mission of the Church

by Congregation for Clergy Details (2020.06.29)

 parish 

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

Message

To the Catholic Media Conference sponsored by the Catholic Press Association

by Pope Francis Details (2020.06.30)

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

Letter

To Pope emeritus Benedict XVI on the passing of Msgr. Georg Ratzinger

by Pope Francis Details (2020.07.02)

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

Message

For Sea Sunday 2020

(Sea Sunday 2020)

by Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development Details (2020.07.12)

 sea 

Italiano (Italian)

Curial Letter
Samaritanus bonus

On the care of persons in the critical and terminal phases of life

by Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Details (2020.07.14)

 euthanasia 

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

Decree

Indulgences conceded for the Jubilee Year of Loreto

by Apostolic Penitentiary Details (2020.07.16)

(related to Territorial Prelature of Loreto)

 indulgence 

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

Document

Vademecum on certain points of procedure in treating cases of sexual abuse of minors committed by clerics

by Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Details (2020.07.16)

 sexual abuse 

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

Letter

To the Superior General of the Congregation of St. Michael the Archangel

by Pope Francis Details (2020.07.29)

(related to Congregation of Saint Michael the Archangel (Michaelites))

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

Message

For the 41ˢᵗ Meeting for Friendship among Peoples

by Pope Francis Details (2020.08.05)

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

Message

For World Tourism Day 2020

(World Tourism Day 2020)

by Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development Details (2020.08.06)

 tourism 

español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

Message

For the death centenary of the foundress of the Franciscan Sisters Minims of the Sacred Heart

by Pope Francis Details (2020.08.08)

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

Message

To the participants in the Day for elderly and infirm priests at the Shrine of Santa Maria del Fonte in Lombardy

by Pope Francis Details (2020.08.13)

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

Circular Letter

On the celebration of the liturgy during and after the COVID-19 pandemic

by Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Details (2020.08.15)

 Mass   pandemic 

English Italiano (Italian)

Message

To the participants in the Forum of The European House-Ambrosetti

by Pope Francis Details (2020.08.27)

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

Message

For the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

(World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation 2020)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.09.01)

 ecology 

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

Message

For the 13ᵗʰ National Pilgrimage of Families for the Family

by Pope Francis Details (2020.09.12)

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

Message

To the 75ᵗʰ Meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations

by Pope Francis Details (2020.09.25)

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

Apostolic Letter
Scripturæ Sacræ affectus

On the 16ᵗʰ centenary of the death of Saint Jerome

by Pope Francis Details (2020.09.30)

 Bible 

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

Message

To the Women’s Consulation Group of the Pontifical Council for Culture on the occasion of the Webinar “Women Read Pope Francis”

by Pope Francis Details (2020.10.01)

 woman 

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

Encyclical
Fratelli tutti

On fraternity and social friendship

by Pope Francis Details (2020.10.03)

 inter-religious dialogue   social 

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

Message

For the Plenary Session of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences

by Pope Francis Details (2020.10.07)

(related to Pontifical Academies of Sciences)

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

Decree

Modifying Law XVIII on transparency, supervision and financial information

by Governorate of Vatican City State Details (2020.10.09)

(related to Commission of Cardinals overseeing the Institute for Works of Religion)

 finance 

Italiano (Italian)

Message

To participants in “Countdown”, organized by TED to find prompt solutions to the climate crisis

by Pope Francis Details (2020.10.10)

 climate 

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

Message

For the meeting organised by the Congregation for Catholic Education: Global Compact on Education, Together to look beyond

by Pope Francis Details (2020.10.15)

(related to Congregation for Catholic Education (for Educational Institutions))

 education 

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

Message

For the 3ʳᵈ centenary jubilee celebrations of the Congregation of the Passion of Jesus Christ

by Pope Francis Details (2020.10.15)

(related to Congregation of the Passion (Passionists))

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

For the the online seminar on the Global Education Pact

by Pope Francis Details (2020.10.15)

(related to Order of Poor Clerics Regular of the Mother of God of the Pious Schools (Piarists))

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

Message

For the World Food Day 2020

(World Food Day 2020)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.10.16)

 food 

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

Message

For the 40ᵗʰ World Food Day (2020)

(World Food Day 2020)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.10.16)

 food 

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

Letter

On Europe

by Pope Francis Details (2020.10.22)

(related to Commissio Episcopatuum Communitatis Europææ (COM.E.C.E.))

 Europe 

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

Decree

Extending plenary indulgences for the deceased for the entire month of November

by Apostolic Penitentiary Details (2020.10.22)

 indulgence   pandemic 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese) latine (Latin) 正體中文 (Traditional Chinese)

Message

To participants at the meeting: New Ways towards Integral Ecology: Five Years after Laudato Si’

by Pope Francis Details (2020.10.23)

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

Motu Proprio
Authenticum charismatis

Modifying Canon 579 of the Code of Canon Law

by Pope Francis Details (2020.11.01)

 canon law   religious 

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

Letter

For the appointment of special delegate to the Sovereign Military Order of Malta

by Pope Francis Details (2020.11.01)

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

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

Liturgical Booklet

Mass for the repose of the souls of the Cardinals and Bishops who died over the course of the year

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.11.05)

latine (Latin)

Message

To the Hindus on the Feast of Deepavali 2020

by Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue Details (2020.11.06)

 Hindus 

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

Letter

For the 500ᵗʰ anniversary of the celebration of the first Mass in Chile

by Pope Francis Details (2020.11.09)

(related to Diocese of Punta Arenas)

 Chile 

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

Document

Report on the Holy See’s institutional knowledge and decision-making related to former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick

by Secretariat of State Details (2020.11.10)

English Italiano (Italian)

Message

For Lent 2021

(Lent 2021)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.11.11)

 Lent 

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Liturgical Booklet

Mass for the World Day of the Poor

(World Day of the Poor 2020)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.11.15)

latine (Latin)

Letter

Chirograph for the establishment in canonical and Vatican juridical person of the “Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network” Foundation

by Pope Francis Details (2020.11.17)

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

To participants in the online Seminary “América Latina: Iglesia, Papa Francisco y los escenarios de la pandemia”

by Pope Francis Details (2020.11.19)

Message

For the World Fisheries Day 2020

by Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development Details (2020.11.20)

 fish 

English Italiano (Italian)

Motu Proprio
Ab initio

Modifying Canon 435 §1 and 506 §1 of the Code of Canon of the Eastern Churches

by Pope Francis Details (2020.11.21)

 canon law   Eastern Churches   religious 

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

To participants in the international online Event: The Economy of Francesco

by Pope Francis Details (2020.11.21)

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

Letter

For the centenary of the Archdiocese of Łódź

by Pope Francis Details (2020.11.26)

(related to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Łódź)

latine (Latin)

Message

To the young people of the Salesian University Institute of Venice

by Pope Francis Details (2020.11.26)

Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

For the 10ᵗʰ Festival of the Social Doctrine of the Church

by Pope Francis Details (2020.11.26)

 social 

Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Liturgical Booklet

Ordinary Public Consistory for the creation of new Cardinals

(Ordinary Public Consistory for the Creation of 13 Cardinals)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.11.28)

latine (Latin)

Message

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

by Pope Francis Details (2020.11.30)

 Ecumenical Patriarchate 

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

To the judges of Africa and America

by Pope Francis Details (2020.11.30)

Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

For the virtual meeting of judges who are members of the Committee for Social Rights of Africa and America

by Pope Francis Details (2020.11.30)

Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

For the presentation of the LEV volume “Pope Francis and the Roman Missal for the Dioceses of Zaire”

by Pope Francis Details (2020.12.01)

 liturgy 

Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

For the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPwD)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.12.03)

 disabled 

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

Message

For the 23ʳᵈ Day of Social and Pastoral Care (Buenos Aires)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.12.03)

Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Letter

Chirograph for the Statute of the Supervisory and Financial Information Authority

by Pope Francis Details (2020.12.05)

(related to Supervisory and Financial Information Authority)

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

Apostolic Letter
Patris corde

For the 150ᵗʰ anniversary of the proclamation of St. Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church

(Year of st. Joseph)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.12.08)

 St. Joseph 

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

Message

For the end of the National Marian Year in Argentina

by Pope Francis Details (2020.12.08)

 Argentina 

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Message

For the celebration of World Day of Peace 2021: A culture of care as a path to peace

(World Day of Peace 2021)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.12.08)

 peace 

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

Decree

Indulgences conceded for the Year of St. Joseph

(Year of st. Joseph)

by Apostolic Penitentiary Details (2020.12.08)

 indulgence   St. Joseph 

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Instruction

On the Incorporation of Institutes of Higher Studies

by Congregation for Catholic Education (for Educational Institutions) Details (2020.12.08)

 university 

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

Instruction

On the Aggregation of Institutes of Higher Studies

by Congregation for Catholic Education (for Educational Institutions) Details (2020.12.08)

 university 

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

Instruction

On the Affiliation of Institutes of Higher Studies

by Congregation for Catholic Education (for Educational Institutions) Details (2020.12.08)

 university 

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

Message

For the High Level Virtual Climate Ambition Summit 2020

by Pope Francis Details (2020.12.12)

 climate 

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

Message

For the launch of a project promoted by Mission 4.7 and the Global Compact for Education

by Pope Francis Details (2020.12.16)

 education 

English Italiano (Italian) español (Spanish)

Decree

Permitting priests to say four masses on Christmas, the Solemnity of Mary Mother of God and Epiphany

(Christmas Octave 2020)

by Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Details (2020.12.16)

 pandemic 

latine (Latin)

Note

On the Sunday of the Word of God

(Sunday of the Word of God 2021)

by Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments Details (2020.12.17)

 Bible 

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Note

On the morality of using some anti-Covid-19 vaccines

by Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Details (2020.12.21)

 pandemic   vaccine 

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

Letter

To Lebanese people

by Pope Francis Details (2020.12.24)

 Lebanon 

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

Liturgical Booklet

Mass on the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord

(Christmas Octave 2020)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.12.24)

latine (Latin)

Message

Urbi et Orbi Message for Christmas 2020

(Christmas Octave 2020)

by Pope Francis Details (2020.12.25)

 Christmas 

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Motu Proprio

On certain competencies in economic-financial matters

by Pope Francis Details (2020.12.26)

(related to Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See, Council for the Economy, Governorate of Vatican City State, Institute for Works of Religion, Secretariat for the Economy, Secretariat of State)

 Roman Curia 

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

Liturgical Booklet

Vespers and Te Deum in thanksgiving for the past year

(Christmas Octave 2020)

by Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff Details (2020.12.31)

latine (Latin)

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