The Magisterium of the Church on Women

FRANCIS

     BENEDICT XVI

  • Catechesis of His Holiness Benedict XVI

 

 

    CONGREGATION FOR THE DOCTRINE OF THE FAITH

     JOHN PAUL II

       PAUL VI

  • Address by Pope Paul VI
    to the national Congress of CIF (Centro Italiano Femminile)
    (6 December 1976)

    [Italian]

  • Address by Pope Paul VI
    to members of the Commission to study
    the subject of women (31 January 1976)

    [French]


  • Letter by Pope Paul VI for the Conference
    of the International Women's Year (June 16, 1975)

    [Spanish]

  • To the Committee for the International Women’s Year
    Speech by Pope Paul VI (April 18, 1975)

    [French]

      Second Vatican Council

       JOHN XXIII

  • Letter of Pope John XXIII to women religious "Il Tempio Massimo" (July 2, 1962)
    [English, Italian, Spanish]
  • Encyclical Letter "Pacem in Terris", by Pope John XXIII (April 11, 1963), nos 9 and 22
    [English, French, Italian, Spanish]
  • Address of John XXIII to participants in study seminar on «Women and professional life», organised by "Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore" (September 6, 1961)
    [Italian, Spanish]
  • Address of Pope John XXIII to delegates of World Union of Catholic Women's Organisations (3rd May 1961)
    [Spanish]
  • Address of Pope John XXIII to the participants in the World Young Women's Christian Association (April 23, 1960)
    [Spanish]

  • Address of John XXIII to the women religious of Rome (January 29, 1960)
    [Italian, Spanish]

  • Address of Pope John XXIII to the female youth of Catholic Action on the occasion of its 40th anniversary of foundation (January 10, 1960)
    [Italian, Spanish]

  • Address of Pope John XXIII to participants in the International Congress of housemaids (17th June 1962)
    [Italian, Spanish]

  • Address of Pope John XXIII to housemaids (19th April 1959)
    [Italian]

  • Address of Pope John XXIII to participants in the 9th National Congress of "Centro Italiano Femminile" (1st March 1959)
    [Italian]

      PIUS XII

  • Address of His Holiness Pius XII
    to participants
    in the Congress of WUCWO
    (24 April 1952)
    [Italian]