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It refers to Jesus Christ. Info notes about your extended family in heaven. In strong and persuasive terms they exhorted Catholics to pray to God in a spirit of faith through the intercession of Mary, His Virgin Mother, by reciting the holy rosary. We see all mankind striving for a better future; We see the awakening of a mysterious force, and this permits Us to hope that men will be drawn by a right conscience and a sense of duty to advance the real interests of human society.
During Our first year as pope — a year which is almost over — We have several times had occasion to urge the clergy and laity to public and private prayer. On October 11,We shall have the great pleasure of presenting mission crucifixes to a large group of Catholic missionaries who are about to leave their beloved homes and undertake the heavy responsibility of bringing the light of Christianity to distant people.
They must be mindful of the eternal laws which come from God and are the bases and pivots of all government.
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That this goal may be realized in the fullest sense—that is, with the triumph of the kingdom of truth, justice, peace, and charity—We exhort all Our children in Christ to be “of one heart and one soul” 12 and to pour out ardent prayers in October to our Queen in heaven and our loving Mother, reflecting upon the words of the Apostle: Our thoughts turn to all the lands of this earth.
There is a play on words in this sentence and the following paragraph which is difficult to render in English. But today We make this recorratio request with even greater emphasis and earnestness, for reasons which this Encyclical will set out very briefly. They have overcome many obstacles and inconveniences and given themselves to God that other men might gain Christ, whether in foreign lands as yet untouched by the light of truth or in those immense, noisy, and busy cities in which the pace of daily graha, rapid as a whirlwind, sometimes makes souls wither and become content with earthly goods.
Peter’s, on the 26th day of September, in the yearthe first of Our Pontificate. A Prayer for Rulers Instead it looked at truth, unity and brata with distinctive familiarity and concern. It celebrates the success of Roman Catholic missions to promote the faith, encourages the fostering of native clergy in the countries to which the missions extended and emphasises the importance of lay Catholics as representatives of the church in non-Catholic countries.
The title of a Papal Encyclical is usually taken from its first few words.
These two events — the one full of sorrow, the other full of joy — attest clearly to the world that while all things human gradually decline and decay, the Roman Pontificate withstands the rush of centuries, even though the visible Heads of the Church must, one after another, leave this mortal exile as they complete the span of days which God in His providence has set for them.
We would like to repeat one admonition from that Encyclical: And so We hope that men will set aside those sterile postulates and assumptions, hard as rock and just as inflexible, which rise from a way of thinking and acting that is infected with laicism and materialism, and that they will find a complete cure in that sound doctrine which experience makes more certain with every day that passes.
We mean that doctrine which attests that God is the author of life and its laws, that He is guarantor of the rights and dignity of the human person. It is derived from a biblical passage: From the lips of their elders, who have labored long in the same cause, comes the ardent prayer of the Prince of the Apostles: God then is “our refuge and our Redemption.
This coming October will mark the end of the first year since the saintly departure of Our predecessor, Pius XII, from this mortal life in which he had distinguished himself by so many glorious achievements. This impossibility We shall never cease from asserting in firm and unambiguous, though also calm terms. The word domnus is a shortened form of Latin dominus lord. Therefore We pray God that their rulers may carefully weigh and consider the causes of dissension and endeavor in good faith to remove them.
These two events—the one full of sorrow, the other full of joy—attest clearly to the world that while all things human gradually decline and decay, the Roman Pontificate withstands the rush of centuries, even though the visible Heads of the Church must, one after another, leave this mortal exile as they complete the span of days which God in His providence has set for them.
They must adapt to the needs of men of today the laws gata regulate the state and society and which bind together nations and classes of society. In this fond hope, We lovingly impart the Apostolic Blessing to each and every one of you, Venerable Brethren, to the flocks entrusted to your recordatip, and to those individuals especially who will respond to Our entreaties in rrecordatio devout and zealous spirit.
Supremi ApostolatusIII, ff. Be these nations large or small, their legitimate rights and their inheritance of spiritual riches are sacred and must be safeguarded.
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These young men present such a wonderful spectacle that We must be optimistic for the future. And as we recite these vocal prayers, we meditate upon the principal mysteries of our religion; the Incarnation of Jesus Christ and the Redemption of the human race are graga, one event after another, for our consideration.
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We never fail to recite it each day in its recodatio and We intend to recite it with particular devotion during the coming month. Pope John’s Devotion to the Rosary 3. These young men present such a wonderful spectacle that We must be optimistic for the future. On the contrary, We want to declare in complete frankness and simplicity that the years have made Mary’s rosary all the dearer to Us. Therefore We pray God that their rulers may carefully weigh and consider the grtaa of dissension and endeavor in good faith to remove them.
References text on Vatican website. This impossibility We shall never cease from asserting in firm and unambiguous, though also calm terms.
These pleasant memories of Our younger days have not faded or vanished as the years of Our life have passed. We trust that the apostolic labors of these young men will be commended to the Virgin Mary in your devout prayers through the month of October. Venerable Brethren, Greetings and Apostolic Benediction. One pope bequeathed, as it were, to another pope, as a sacred legacy, the care of the whole Christian flock; with the same pastoral concern each of them declared his paternal love for all mankind.