Lumen fidei EN
POPE FRANCIS
ENCYCLICAL LETTER "LUMEN FIDEI"
ON FAITH
Given in Rome, at Saint Peterís, on 29 June, the Solemnity of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, in the year 2013, the first of the pontificate

Headings

ENCYCLICAL LETTER
LUMEN FIDEI

OF THE SUPREME PONTIFF
FRANCIS

TO THE BISHOPS PRIESTS AND DEACONS
CONSECRATED PERSONS
1 AND THE LAY FAITHFUL
ON FAITH

2 An illusory light?
4 A light to be recovered

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CHAPTER ONE: WE HAVE BELIEVED IN LOVE (cf. 1Jn 4:16)

8 Abraham, our father in faith
12 The faith of Israel
15 The fullness of Christian faith
19 Salvation by faith
22 The ecclesial form of faith

CHAPTER TWO: UNLESS YOU BELIEVE, YOU WILL NOT UNDERSTAND (cf. Is 7:9)

23 Faith and truth
26 Knowledge of the truth and love
29 Faith as hearing and sight
32 The dialogue between faith and reason
35 Faith and the search for God
36 Faith and theology

CHAPTER THREE: I DELIVERED TO YOU WHAT I ALSO RECEIVED (cf. 1Cor 15:3)

37 The Church, mother of our faith
40 The sacraments and the transmission of faith
46 Faith, prayer and the Decalogue
47 The unity and integrity of faith

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CHAPTER FOUR: GOD PREPARES A CITY FOR THEM (cf. Heb 11:16)

50 Faith and the common good
52 Faith and the family
54 A light for life in society
56 Consolation and strength amid suffering
58 Blessed is she who believed (Lc 1:45)