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Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments

Apostolic Constitution "Praedicate Evangelium" (19 march 2022)


ARCHIVE of the
Congregation for Divine Worship and the
Discipline of the Sacraments


  • Update of the Ordo lectionum Missae 1981 (Notitiae 2015, pp. 349-360)
  • Liturgical texts for Saint John Paul II, Pope



  • Press conference on the Symposium "Sacrosanctum Concilium: Gratitude and commitment for a great ecclesial movement" (13 February 2014)
  • Saints added to the General Roman Calendar. Notification (25 December 2016)
  • Opening address of Card. Francis Arinze, Prefect, at the Colloquium organized for the Celebration of the Golden Jubilee and sponsored by the Superior Liturgical Institute of Paris (October 26, 2006)
  • Notification regarding certain aspects of the Ecclesiastical Lectionaries - "Liturgia Horarum" (June 27, 2002)
  • Intervention by H.Em. Card. Jorge Arturo Medina Estévez at the presentation of the Apostolic Letter in the form of "Motu proprio" Misericordia Dei (May 2, 2002)
  • Press Release: New Document "Directory on Popular Piety and the Liturgy. Principles and Guidelines" (April 9, 2002)
  • Press Release: New Roman Missal (March 18, 2002)
    • Intervention by Card. Jorge Arturo Medina Estévez
    • Intervention by Archbishop Francesco Pio Tamburrino
  • Press Release: Editio typica of the new "Martirologio Romano" (October 2, 2001)

  • Letter of the Congregation to His Excellence Mons. Felipe Arizmendi Esquivel, Bishop of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Mexico (July 20, 2000)
  • Notificatio de cultu Beatorum (21 maii 1999)
  • Decree on the Celebration of the Feast of the Madonna  Guadalupe (March 25, 1999)
    [Latin, Spanish]
  • Presentation of the Rite of Exorcism (January 26, 1999)
    [Italian, Spanish]
  • Notification De occurrentia Mem. Oblig. Immaculati Cordis B.M.V. (December 8, 1998)  
  • Notification regarding certain aspects of the Calendar and Liturgical Texts  (September 20, 1997) 
  • De Patronis constituendis (19 March 1973) 
  • De titulo Basilicae Minoris (June 6, 1968) 
  • Maxima Redemptionis (November 16, 1955) 
  • Dominicae Resurrectionis (February 9, 1951)