The Great Encyclical Letters of Pope Leo XIII

Pope LEO XIII (1810 - 1903)

Pope Leo XIII (2 March 1810 – 20 July 1903), born Vincenzo Gioacchino Raffaele Luigi Pecci to an Italian comital family, reigned from 20 February 1878 to his death in 1903. He was the oldest pope (reigning until the age of 93), and had the third longest pontificate.

He is well known for his intellectualism, the development of social teachings with his famous papal encyclical Rerum Novarum and his attempts to define the position of the Catholic Church with regard to modern thinking. He issued a record eleven encyclicals on the rosary earning the moniker the "Rosary Pope".

This book includes thirty of his most well know encyclicals and letters. They cover a wide range of subjects, including, Christian marriage, socialism, communism, freemasonry, Anglican orders, and human liberty. Some of the encyclicals included in this volume are: Inscrutabili, Rerum Novarum, Quod Apostolici Muneris, Humanum Genus, Arcanum Divinae, Immortale Dei and many others. (Summary adapted from Wikipedia and by Maria Therese)

Genre(s): Christianity - Other

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Preface Maria Therese
00:07:12
Play 01 On the Evils Afffecting Modern Society - Inscrutabili Maria Therese
00:25:00
Play 02 Socialism, Communism, Nihilism - Quod Apostolici Muneris Maria Therese
00:24:44
Play 03 The Study of Scholastic Philosophy - Aeterni Patris Maria Therese
00:48:22
Play 04 Christian Marriage - Arcanum Divinae Maria Therese
00:51:34
Play 05 Freemasonry - Humanum Genus Maria Therese
00:50:10
Play 06 The Christian Constitution of States - Immortale Dei Maria Therese
00:59:27
Play 07 Human Liberty - Libertas Proestantissimum Maria Therese
01:05:16
Play 08 The Right Ordering of Christian Life - Exeunte Jam Anno Maria Therese
00:31:42
Play 09 On the Chief Duties of Christians as Citizens - Sapientiae Christianae Maria Therese
00:58:44
Play 10 The Condition of the Working Classes - Rerum Novarum, Part 1 Maria Therese
00:38:53
Play 11 The Condition of the Working Classes - Rerum Novarum, Part 2 Maria Therese
00:45:24
Play 12 Allegiance to the Republic - Au Milieu des Sollicitudes Maria Therese
00:31:28
Play 13 The Pope and the Columbus Tercenary - Quarto Abrupto Saeculo Maria Therese
00:12:58
Play 14 The Study of Holy Scripture - Provindentissimus Deus Maria Therese
00:59:57
Play 15 The Reunion of Christendom - Praeclara Gratulationis Publicae Maria Therese
00:34:37
Play 16 Catholicity in the United States - Longuinque Oceani Maria Therese
00:31:22
Play 17 To the English People - Amantissima Voluntatis Maria Therese
00:27:30
Play 18 The Unity of the Church - Satis Cognitum Maria Therese
01:17:21
Play 19 Anglican Orders - Apostolicae Curae Maria Therese
00:29:59
Play 20 The Prohibition and Censorship of Books - Officiorum ac Munerum Maria Therese
00:26:41
Play 21 The Holy Spirit - Divinum Illud Maria Therese
00:36:48
Play 22 True and False Americanism in Religion - Testem Benevolentiae Maria Therese
00:24:25
Play 23 On the Consecration of Mankind to the Sacred Heart of Jesus - Annum Sacrum Maria Therese
00:14:38
Play 24 Christ Our Redeemer - Tametsi Maria Therese
00:33:28
Play 25 Christian Democracy - Graves de Communi Maria Therese
00:32:07
Play 26 The Religious Congregations in France Maria Therese
00:33:43
Play 27 Congratulations to the American Hierarchy Maria Therese
00:05:51
Play 28 The Most Holy Eucharist - Mirae Caritatis Maria Therese
00:38:54
Play 29 The Holy Scriptures; The Biblical Commission - Vigilantiae Maria Therese
00:12:54
Play 30 The Church in the Philippines Maria Therese
00:19:52
Play 31 Review of His Pontificate Maria Therese
00:56:31