Paenitentiam agere

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Paenitentiam agere
(Latin: Penance for sins)
Encyclical Letter of Pope John XXIII
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Date 1 July 1962
Argument The need for the practice of interior and exterior penance
Encyclical number 7 of 8 of the pontificate
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Paenitentiam agere ("Penance for sins") was the seventh encyclical made by Pope John XXIII, and was issued on 1 July 1962. It calls on Christians to practice penance and considers the upcoming Second Vatican Council.

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