Year of faith


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Catecheses by the Holy Father Benedict XVI

Saint Leo the Great
Saint Augustine of Hippo (5) 
Saint Augustine of Hippo (4) 
Saint Augustine of Hippo (3) 
Saint Augustine of Hippo (2) 
Saint Augustine of Hippo (1) 
Saint Paulinus, Bishop of Nola
Saint Chromatius of Aquileia
Saint Ephrem 
Aphraates, "the Sage" 
Saint Jerome (2)
Saint Jerome (1)
Saint Maximus of Turin 
Saint Ambrose of Milan
Saint Eusebius of Vercelli 
Saint Hilary of Poitiers 
Saint Cyril of Alexandria 
Saint John Chrysostom (2) 
Saint John Chrysostom (1) 
Saint Gregory of Nyssa (2) 
Saint Gregory of Nyssa (1) 
Saint Gregory Nazianzus (2) 
Saint Gregory Nazianzus (1) 
Saint Basil (2) 
Saint Basil (1) 
Saint Cyril of Jerusalem 
Saint Athanasius of Alexandria 
Eusebius of Caesarea 
Saint Cyprian 
Origen of Alexandria (2) 
Origen of Alexandria (1) 
Clement of Alexandria 
Saint Irenaeus of Lyons 
Saint Justin, Philosopher and Martyr 
Saint Ignatius of Antioch 
Saint Clement, Bishop of Rome 




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

Fidei Depositum

The Catechism of the Catholic Church

Homily on opening the door of faith - Cardinal Piacenza

Pope Announces "yearoffaith"



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