Paenitentiam agere

Paenitentiam agere ("Penance for sins") was the seventh encyclical made by Pope John XXIII, and was issued on 1 July 1962. It calls on Christians to practice penance and considers the upcoming Second Vatican Council.

Paenitentiam agere
Latin for 'Penance for sins'
Encyclical letter of Pope John XXIII
Coat of arms of Pope John XXIII
Date1 July 1962
SubjectThe need for the practice of interior and exterior penance
Number7 of 8 of the pontificate
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