Abbreviations

​aa Apostolicam Actuositatem​​​
​DECREE ON THE APOSTOLATE OF THE LAITY (Vatican II, November 18, 1965)
​ccc ​​​​ ​CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH (John Paul II, October 11, 1992)
​ct Catechesi Tradendae ​CATECHESIS IN OUR TIME (John Paul II, October 16, 1979)
​cs ​THE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Sacred Congregation for Catholic Education March 19, 1977)
​wp ​THE CHALLENGE OF PEACE: GOD'S PROMISE AND OUR RESPONSE, A PASTORAL  LETTER ON WAR AND PEACE (National Conference of Catholic Bishops, 1983)
​ca Centsimus Annus ​ON THE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF RERUM NOVARUM (John Paul II, May 1, 1991)
​cd Christus Dominus ​DECREE CONCERNING THE PASTORAL OFFICE OF BISHOPS IN THE CHURCH (Vatican II, October 28, 1965)
​cl Christifideles Laici ​THE LAY MEMBERS OF CHRIST'S FAITHFUL PEOPLE (John Paul II, December 11, 1994)
​cpg ​CREDO OF THE PEOPLE OF GOD (Paul VI,)
​dmc ​DIRECTORY FOR MASSES WITH CHILDREN (Congregation for Divine Worship, November 1, 1973)
​dv ​Dei Verbum ​DOGMATIC CONSTITUTION ON DIVINE REVELATION (Vatican II, November 18, 1965)
​dh ​Dignitatis Humanae ​DECLARATION ON RELIGIOUS FREEDOM (Vatican II, December 7, 1965)
​dm ​Dives in Misericordia THE MERCY OF GOD (John Paul II, November 30, 1980)​
​dev ​Dominum et Vivificantem THE HOLY SPIRIT IN THE LIFE OF THE CHURCH AND THE WORLD (John Paul II, May 18, 1986)​
​eo Ecclesia in Oceania​ John Paul II, November 22​, 2001
​gs Gaudium et Spes​ PASTORAL CONSTITUTION ON THE CHURCH IN THE MODERN WORLD (Vatican II, December 7, 1965)​
​hg THE HISTORICITY OF THE GOSPELS (Pontifical Biblical Commission, April 21, 1964)​
​hv Humanae Vitae​ OF HUMAN LIFE (Paul VI, July 25, 1968)​
​ibc THE INTERPRETATION OF THE BIBLE IN THE CHURCH (Ponficial Biblical Commission, April 23, 1993)​
​le Laborem Exercens ON HUMAN WORK (John Paul II, September 14, 1981)
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​lg Lumen Gentium​ DOGMATIC CONSTITUTION ON THE CHURCH (Vatican II, November 21, 1964)​
​mm Mater et Magistra​ MOTHER AND TEACHER (Pope John XXIII, 1961)​
​na Nostra Aetate​ DECLARATION ON THE RELATION OF THE CHURCH TO NON-CHRISTIAN RELIGIONS (Paul VI, October 28, 1965)​
​nmi Novo Millennio Ineute AT THE BEGINNING OF THE NEW MILLENNIUM (John Paul II, January 6, 2001)​
​oe Orientalium Ecclesiarum DECREE ON THE CATHOLIC CHURCHES OF THE EASTERN RITE (Vatican II, November 21, 1964)​
​pt Pacem in Terris ​PEACE ON EARTH (John XXIII, April 11, 1963)
​cuf Pontificium Consilium Ad Christianorum Unitatem Fovendam ​DIRECTORY FOR THE APPLICATION OF PRINCIPLES AND NORMS ON ECUMENISM, (March 25, 1993)
​pp Populorum Progressio​ ​​ON PROMOTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF PEOPLES (Paul VI, March 26, 1967)
​po Presbyterorum Ordinis
DECREE ON THE MINISTRY AND LIFE OF PRIESTS​ (Vatican II, December 7, 1965)
​rp Reconciliatio et Paenitentia RECONCILIATION AND PENANCE (John Paul II, December 2, 1984)​
​rh Redemptoris Mater MOTHER OF THE REDEEMER (John Paul II, March 25, 1987)​
​rdecs THE RELIGIOUS DIMENSION OF EDUCATION IN A CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Congregation for Catholic Education, April 7, 1988)​
​sc Sacrosanctum Concilium​ CONSTITUTION ON THE SACRED LITURGY (Vatican II, December 4, 1963)​
​sd Salvifici Doloris​ ON THE CHRISTIAN MEANING OF HUMAN SUFFERING (John Paul II, February 11, 1984)​
​srs Sollicitudo Rei Socialis​ ON SOCIAL CONCERN (John Paul II, December 30, 1987)​
​ur Unitatis Redintegratio​ DECREE ON ECUMENISM (Vatican II, November 21, 1964)​
​vs Veritatis Splendor​ ​THE SPLENDOR OF TRUTH (John Paul II, November 27, 1994)
​yw TO THE YOUTH OF THE WORLD (John Paul II, March 31, 1985) 82 A​
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