Custodi di quella fede

Custodi di quella fede was a papal encyclical promulgated by Leo XIII in 1892 addressed to the Italian people.[1]

Custodi di quella fede
Encyclical of Pope Leo XIII
Coat of arms of Pope Leo XIII
Signature date 8 December 1892
SubjectOn Freemasonry
Number45 of 85 of the pontificate

It accompanied the encyclical Inimica vis that was addressed to the Italian bishops. It asked Catholics to work against Freemasonry by guarding families against infiltration, and establishing Catholic institutions such as schools, mutual aid societies and newspapers.[2] It generally urged Catholics to shun secular and non-religious societies.[3]

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