Mense maio

Mense maio
(Latin: The Month of May)
Encyclical letter of Pope Paul VI
Ecclesiam suam Mysterium fidei
Date 29 April 1965
Argument Catholics are invited to pray to the Virgin Mary during the month of May
Encyclical number 2 of 7 of the pontificate
Text in Latin
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Mense maio is an encyclical of Pope Paul VI promulgated on 29 April 1965, which focused on the Virgin Mary, to whom traditionally the month of May is dedicated as the Mother of God. Paul VI writes that Mary is rightly to be regarded as the way by which people are led to Christ. Therefore, the person who encounters Mary cannot help but encounter Christ.[1]


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The Encyclical Mense maio of Pope Paul VI

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