Office of Ecumenical
& Interreligious Affairs

Ecumenical Resources

Ecumenical Documents: Basic Online Resources

Documents for Vatican II
(from the Catholic Information Network)

  • Dogmatic Constitution on the Church Dogmatic Constitution on the Church
    (Lumen Gentium) 12/4/1963
  • Decree on the Churches of the Eastern Rite Decree on the Church of the Eastern Rite
    (Orientalium Ecclesiarum) 11/21/1964
  • Decree on Ecumenism Decree on Ecumenism
    (Unitatis Redintegratio) 11/21/1965
  • Declaration on the Relation to Non-Christian Religions Declaration on the Relation to Non-Christian Religions
    (Nostra Aetate) 10/28/1965
  • Declaration on Religious Freedom Declaration on Religious Freedom
    (Dignitatis Humanae) 12/7/1965
  • Decree on Mission Activity of the Church Decree on Mission Activity of the Church
    (Ad Gentes Divinus), 12/7/1965
  • Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World Papal Constitution on the Church in the Modern World
    (Gaudium et Spes) 12/7/1965

Papal Encyclicals

  • Redemptor Hominis Redemptor Hominis
    March 4, 1979
  • Ut Unum Sint Ut Unum Sint
    May 25, 1995
  • Ecclesia De Eucharistia Ecclesia de Eucharistia
    April 17, 2003

Other Documents

  • Directory for the Application of Principles and Norms on Ecumenism Principles and NOrms on Ecumenism
    July 29, 1993
  • The Ecumenical Dimension in the Formation of those Engaged in Pastoral Work Pastoral Work
    March 19, 1998


Ecumenical Materials Available at the Ecumenical Office

A list of various materials is available here pdf version.

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