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Sacerdotii Nostri Primordia (From the Beginning of Our Priesthood)
Encyclical Letter to the Catholic Clergy on St. John Vianney 
Pope John XXIII

Il Tempio Massimo
Letter to Women Religious
Pope John XXIII

Evangelica Testificatio
Apostolic Exhortation on the Renewal of the Religious Life According to the Teaching of the Second Vatican Council
Pope Paul VI

Letter to the Bishops of the Catholic Church on Some Aspects of Christian Meditation
Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith


Verbi Sponsa
Instruction on the Contemplative Life and on the Enclosure of Nuns
Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life

Novo Millenio Ineunte (At the Beginning of the New Millenium)
Apostolic Letter to the Bishops, Clergy and Lay Faithful at the Close of the Great Jubilee of the Year 2000
Pope John Paul II

Directory on Popular Piety and the Liturgy: Principles and Guidelines
Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments

Rosarium Virginis Mariae (The Rosary of the Virgin Mary)
Apostolic Letter to the Bishops, Clergy and Faithful on the Most Holy Rosary 
Pope John Paul II

Spe Salvi (Saved in Hope)
Encyclical Letter to the Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Men and Women Religious and all the Lay on Christian Hope   
Pope Benedict XVI

Letter on the Occasion of the World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests
Congregation for the Clergy