Year of faith


Homilies, catechesis, addresses and other speeches and documents of the Holy Father

Vatican II
Catechism of the Catholic Church
New Evangelisation

Mother Teresa




Catecheses by the Holy Father Benedict XVI

Man in Prayer (1) 
Man in Prayer (2) 
Man in Prayer (3) 
Man in Prayer (4) 
Man in Prayer (5) 
Art and Prayer 
The Prayer and the Holy Family of Nazareth 
The prayer of Jesus linked to His miraculous healing action 
The prayer through the whole life of Jesus 
Jesus' prayer at the Last Supper 
Testimony and prayer of the Church’s first martyr 
God's Word and Prayer 
Prayer and Silence: Jesus teaches us how to pray 
The prayer of Jesus on the Cross (in St Luke) 
The prayer of Jesus when death was imminent (in St Mark and St Matthew) 

Motu Proprio - Porta Fidei

His Holiness has issued an Apostolic Letter initiating the Year which states: "We want this Year to arouse in every believer the aspiration to profess the faith in fullness and with renewed conviction, with confidence and hope."
(Paragraph 9).

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Did you know?

The first Motu Proprio was issued by Pope Innocent VIII in 1484*.
*The Catholic Encycopedia - New Advent



Prayer for the Year of Faith

Motu Proprio: Porta Fidei

Plenary Indulgence granted for Year of Faith

Fidei Depositum

The Catechism of the Catholic Church

Homily on opening the door of faith - Cardinal Piacenza

Pope Announces "year of faith"


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