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Benedict XVI is a presentation of Pope Benedict XVI and his leadership during the first five years of his papacy. This book provides insight into the life and work of the Holy Father through excerpts from His writings, featured photos, and a resource section. The essays are divided into three parts: Part I Pilgrim, Part II Pastor, and Part III Prophet. It also features reflections and quotes from the Holy Father’s key writings.

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Today's society often asks the question of "What is a Catholic University?" The Church has always provided guidance in answering these kinds of questions and supported the continued responsibility that Catholic colleges and universities have in contributing to society through the influence and training of the Christian mind.

This compilation of conciliar and canonical, papal, curial, and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops'(USCCB) document(s), is a key guiding document provided by the magisterium of the church (the teaching office of the holy father) and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) for the community of catholic colleges and universities in the United States.

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Following Christ is the seventh title in the Spiritual Thoughts Series by Pope Benedict XVI. The Holy Father shares his thoughts on developing a relationship with Christ as his disciples through excerpts from his writings, speeches, and homilies.

71. A great adventure
What does the Lord want of me? Of course, this is always a great adventure, but life can be successful only if we have the courage to be adventurous, trusting that the Lord will never leave me alone, that the Lord will go with me and help me.

Meeting with youth in Rome before the Twenty-First World Youth Day, April 6, 2006

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2. Sequela [following]
It is precisely in walking with the Lord's Cross that the journey will bear fruit.

Address at the Roman Major Seminary, February 17, 2007

73. Goal

"To listen" to Jesus: to believe in him and gently follow him, doing his will: In this way everyone can tend to holiness.

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God Is Love (Deus Caritas Est)

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In today's high-tech, fast-paced world, love is often portrayed as being separate from Church teaching. With his first encyclical, Pope Benedict XVI hopes to overturn that perception and describe the essential place of love in the life of the Church. The Holy Father explains the various dimensions of love, highlighting the distinctions between "eros" and "agape," Jesus as the incarnate love of God, and the scriptural law of love. In part two, he links the Church's charitable work with the love of God as Trinity, noting that the Church must express love through acts of justice and charity. This encyclical is an ideal reflection for religious and civic leaders, those preparing for marriage, and those engaged in justice and charitable work.

Author: Pope Benedict XVI 
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5-758 
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Joy of the Gospel, The: Evangelii Gaudium

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The Joy of the Gospel (Evangelii Gaudium) is the long-awaited teaching of Pope Francis on the proclamation of the Gospel. Pope Francis is calling upon the Church and the world with encouragement to begin a new chapter in evangelization. This dynamic document is written in the plain, everyday language for which the pope has become famous.

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Joy of the Gospel, The: Evangelii Gaudium

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The Joy of the Gospel (Evangelii Gaudium) is the long-awaited teaching of Pope Francis on the proclamation of the Gospel. Pope Francis is calling upon the Church and the world with encouragement to begin a new chapter in evangelization. This dynamic document is written in the plain, everyday language for which the pope has become famous.

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La Alegría del Evangelio (Evangelii Gaudium) es la aguardada enseñanza del Papa Francisco en la proclamación del Evangelio. El Papa Francis exorta a la Iglesia y al mundo a comenzar con estímulo un nuevo capítulo en la evangelización. Este documento dinámico está escrito en el lenguaje sencillo y corriente del cual el Papa se ha hecho famoso.

The Joy of the Gospel (Evangelii Gaudium) is the long-awaited teaching of Pope Francis on the proclamation of the Gospel. Pope Francis is calling upon the Church and the world with encouragement to begin a new chapter in evangelization. This dynamic document is written in the plain, everyday language for which the pope has become famous.

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Light of Faith, The (Lumen Fidei)

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Pope Francis' first encyclical, Lumen Fidei (Light of Faith) builds on the work of his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, completing a trilogy of encyclicals on the theological virtues-faith, hope, and love. This encyclical, "written by four hands," will encourage the People of God to embrace their faith more fully in this Year of Faith and beyond.

The first encyclical from Pope Francis, a continuation of Pope Benedict XVI's encyclical letters on charity and hope, addresses the gift of faith that God has extended to us and how the light of faith needs to be nourished and reinforced so that it can guide us on our collective and individual faith journey.

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Light of Faith, The (Lumen Fidei)

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Pope Francis' first encyclical, Lumen Fidei (Light of Faith) builds on the work of his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, completing a trilogy of encyclicals on the theological virtues-faith, hope, and love. This encyclical, "written by four hands," will encourage the People of God to embrace their faith more fully in this Year of Faith and beyond. Copies begin shipping by July 23.

The first encyclical from Pope Francis, a continuation of Pope Benedict XVI's encyclical letters on charity and hope, addresses the gift of faith that God has extended to us and how the light of faith needs to be nourished and reinforced so that it can guide us on our collective and individual faith journey.

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Luz de la Fe, La (Lumen Fidei)

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La primera encíclica del Papa Francisco, Lumen Fidei (La Luz de la Fe) se basa en la obra de su predecesor, Benedicto XVI papa emerito, completando una trilogía de encíclicas sobre las virtudes teologales: fe, esperanza y amor.

La Luz de la Fe es una continuación a las cartas encíclicas del Papa Benedicto XVI sobre la caridad y la esperanza, en el don de la fe que Dios ha extendido a nosotros y cómo esa luz de la fe necesita ser alimentada y reforzada, así puede guiarnos en nuestro camino de fe individual y colectivo.

Pope Francis's first encyclical, Lumen Fidei (Light of Faith) builds on the work of his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, completing a trilogy of encyclicals on the theological virtues-faith, hope, and love. The first encyclical from Pope Francis, Lumen Fidei (Light of Faith), is a continuation of Pope Benedict XVI's encyclical letters on charity and hope, and addresses the gift of faith that God has extended to us and how that light of faith needs to be nourished and reinforced so that it can guide us on our collective and individual faith journey.

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Luz de la Fe, La (Lumen Fidei)

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La primera encíclica del Papa Francisco, Lumen Fidei (La Luz de la Fe) se basa en la obra de su predecesor, Benedicto XVI papa emerito, completando una trilogía de encíclicas sobre las virtudes teologales: fe, esperanza y amor.

La Luz de la Fe es una continuación a las cartas encíclicas del Papa Benedicto XVI sobre la caridad y la esperanza, en el don de la fe que Dios ha extendido a nosotros y cómo esa luz de la fe necesita ser alimentada y reforzada, así puede guiarnos en nuestro camino de fe individual y colectivo.

 Pope Francis's first encyclical, Lumen Fidei (Light of Faith) builds on the work of his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, completing a trilogy of encyclicals on the theological virtues-faith, hope, and love. The first encyclical from Pope Francis, Lumen Fidei (Light of Faith), is a continuation of Pope Benedict XVI's encyclical letters on charity and hope, and addresses the gift of faith that God has extended to us and how that light of faith needs to be nourished and reinforced so that it can guide us on our collective and individual faith journey.

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On the Eucharist

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In this encyclical letter, Pope John Paul II seeks to rekindle in the faithful the profound sense of "amazement and gratitude" that surrounds the Eucharist. It is from the Eucharist that the Church draws her life. From "this living bread" the Church draws her nourishment.

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This historic apostolic letter from Pope John Paul II broadens the traditional pattern of the rosary to include the "mysteries of light"-five reflections on Christ's public ministry between his Baptism and his Passion.

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On the Regulation of Birth (Humanae Vitae)

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By author: Pope Pope Paul VI 
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Spiritual Thoughts wonderfully captures his deep spiritual and holy life and his extraordinary intelligence as expressed in the first year of his papacy and begins to unlock the mystery of who this pope will be. The short reflections from his talks, homilies, and writings presented here are prayerful, at times forceful, and always satisfying.

Author: Pope Benedict XVI 
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Long-awaited post-synodal exhortation on the Eucharist from Pope Benedict XVI.

Author: Pope Benedict XVI 
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Set alongside Pope Benedict XVI's first encyclical God Is Love (Deus Caritas Est)where he stressed the relationship between the Eucharist and love, The Sacrament of Charity picks up that theme and expands it as Pope Benedict explores the mystery of eucharistic faith and how it reveals the mystery of the Trinity. Released on the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter, the Holy Father examines the important relationship between the Eucharist and the other sacraments, including the sacrament of the Church. He also highlights the social implications of the Eucharist and firmly connects it with the Church's social teaching.

Author: Pope Benedict XVI 
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Sobre la esperanza cristiana: Spe Salvi

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Spanish/In his encyclical letter On Christian Hope, Pope Benedict XVI elaborates the significance of Christian hope in eternal life for contemporary Catholics by presenting examples of hope from the New Testament and saints of the Church. After affirming the modern practice of working to progress in faith with the help of reason, he reminds readers that hope ultimately depends on trusting in God's love for us, and that Christians can be strengthened by turning to God together, in community.

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En esta carta encíclica, el papa Juan Pablo II busca reavivar en los fieles el profundo sentido de "asombro y gratitud" que rodea la Eucaristía. La Eucaristía inspira la vida de la Iglesia. De "este pan vivo" se alimenta la Iglesia. En este conmovedor examen, desde la noche de la traición a Jesús hasta la celebración de hoy, pasando por María, "mujer de la Eucaristía", el papa Juan Pablo II acentúa la importancia central de la Eucaristía, y exhorta a todos a que "hagan de ella siempre una renovada experiencia".

In this encyclical letter, Pope John Paul II seeks to rekindle in the faithful the profound sense of "amazement and gratitude" that surrounds the Eucharist. It is from the Eucharist that the Church draws her life. From "this living bread" the Church draws her nourishment. In this moving examination, from the night of Jesus' betrayal through Mary, "woman of the Eucharist," to today's celebration, Pope John Paul II stresses the central importance of the Eucharist, and urges everyone to "experience it ever anew."

Author: Pope John Paul II 
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See God's glorious work in the lives of righteous and holy men and women. Pope Benedict XVI inspires Christians in his thoughts about ancient and modern saints. He shows how the saints glorified God while enduring personal difficulties, even persecution and death. He selects the lives of saints from different ages and calls Christians to grow in holiness in challenging environments. Find faith, cling to hope, and learn to love as you read these selections on the saints from the Pope's writings, speeches, and sermons. A book for all Christians.

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The Splendor of Truth (Veritatis Splendor)

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Pope John Paul II proclaims a sense of urgency in challenging moral darkness with the light of truth.

Author: Pope John Paul II 
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The Word of the Lord: Verbum Domini: Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation addresses the Twelfth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops meeting on the Word of God in the life and mission of the Church.

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Pope Benedict XVI reflects on how God meets us in his Word. Drawing upon text from the Old and New Testaments, the Holy Father shows that God wants all his children to know him by hearing and reading his Word. Spanish edition

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