Lumen Fidei

September 20, 2013

Faith Shines Light on Truth and Reason, Archbishop Says in Year of Faith Lecture

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore discussed Pope Francis’ encyclical at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

July 24, 2013

Pope’s Encyclical a Bold Call to Proclaim Faith, Says Indian Cardinal

Between Blessed John Paul II and Pope Francis, a ‘great harvest of faith’ is taking place in Asia, according to Cardinal Oswald Gracias.

July 8, 2013

'Lumen Fidei': Guidance for an Increasingly Irreligious World

In a clear, profound and beautiful way, the new encyclical explains why faith in God remains the only authentic way to make sense of life.

July 8, 2013

All Catholic Faithful Are Called to Be Missionaries, Pope Francis Says

The Holy Father’s July 7 Angelus address included a call to communion and fraternity.

July 5, 2013

14 things you need to know about Pope Francis’s new encyclical

July 5, 2013

Release of Pope Francis’ First Encyclical Stresses Beauty of Faith

Pope Francis said he is ‘deeply grateful’ to his predecessor for having almost completed the first draft of the encyclical, which he says is ‘meant to supplement what Benedict XVI had written in his encyclical letters on charity and hope.’

July 2, 2013

Pope Francis' First Encyclical to Be Released July 5

The encyclical, begun by Benedict XVI and finished by Pope Francis, is entitled Lumen Fidei, which means 'The Light of Faith.'