Sacerdotii Nostri Primordia

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Sacerdotii Nostri Primordia
(Latin: From the beginning of our priesthood)
Encyclical Letter of Pope John XXIII
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Date 1 August 1959
Argument About St. John Vianney
Encyclical number 2 of 8 of the Pontificate
Text in Latin
in English

Sacerdotii Nostri Primordia ("From the beginning of our priesthood") was the second encyclical issued by Pope John XXIII, and was issued on 1 August 1959. It commemorated the 100th anniversary of the death of St. John Vianney, the patron saint of priests.

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