Pope Francis's first encyclical will be out on Friday: Lumen Fidei. Some days ago, it was mentioned that this will be a "lavoro da quattro mani", a work done by four hands: started by Pope Benedict XVI, and finished by Pope Francis.
Vatican City, 1 July 2013 (VIS) - Pope Francis' first encyclical, entitled “Lumen Fidei”, will be published on Friday 5 July. The document, described as “not very extensive” by the director of the Holy See Press Office, Fr. Federico Lombardi S.J., will be presented at a Press Conference by Cardinal Marc Ouellet, P.S.S., prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, and Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization.