'SPE SALVI': POPE ISSUES HIS SECOND ENCYCLICAL

'Spe Salvi facti sumus' - in hope we were saved." With those words from the Epistle of Paul to the Romans (8:24), Pope Benedict XVI begins "Spe Salvi," the second encyclical of his pontificate. The encyclical was issued Nov. 30, the feast of St. Andrew the apostle. More>>
Text of Spe Salvi from the Vatican website.