Church Documents


See also:
Pope John Paul II on Ecumenism Catholic Documents on Ecumenism Documents on Liturgy Documents on Moral Issues
John Paul II on Mary
Church Documents on Social Justice John Paul II on Science  


bullet The Web site Papal Encyclicals Online contains recent official Church documents but also contains a section providing access to encyclicals of popes from the Middle Ages till now. It also gives access to other papal writings. Popes are listed chronologically from Pope Honorious III (August 31, 1216 - March 18, 1227) to Pope Benedict XVI and documents are listed alphabetically and chronologically. The search function makes it possible to search for encyclicals containing specific words or phrases. This is a useful reference tool.