papal encyclical

Lumen Fidei - 'The Light of Faith'

The Holy Father Pope Francis’ first encyclical letter has been released. Lumen Fidei, or 'The Light of Faith', was unveiled at the Vatican Press Office on Friday, 5 July and is a re-working of a draft text given to Pope Francis by Pope-emeritus Benedict XVI. Prepared to mark the 'Year of Faith', Lumen Fidei was described by the Holy Father as "the work of four hands."

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