Key Vatican Documents

Decree on the apostolate of the laity Apostolicam Actuositatem  solemnly promulgated by his holiness, Pope Paul VI on November 18, 1965

Post-synodal apostolic exhortation Christifideles Laici  -  John Paul II on the vocation and the mission of the lay faithful in the church and in the world

Instruction on certain questions regarding the collaboration of the non-ordained faithful in the sacred ministry of a priest

 

Catechism of the Catholic church

Canon law on the obligations and rights of all the Christian faithful 208 -223

Canon law on the obligations and rights of the lay Christian faithful 224 - 231

 

Magisterium of Popes

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