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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A letter from the pope sent to all Roman Catholic bishops throughout the world adj. - Intended for wide distribution.

Usage examples (28)
  • Evangelium Vitae is Pope John Paul II's encyclical letter on the value of human life in 1995.
  • An encyclical letter
  • Of course, once the encyclical is available, I'll be posting about it with as much economy as possible.
  • What we may see with each new encyclical is a return to this theme, a blueprint for his pontificate. for more
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