Benedict XVI’s three volume scholarly portrait of the historical Jesus gathered from Scripture, Tradition, and insight. ISBN recommendations: 1586171984, 1586175009, 0385346409
Papal letters to the Universal Church or, in many cases, especially before Vatican II, to the Bishops in communion with the Holy See. Worthy of special attention besides Rerum Novarum (see previous post) are Quadragesimo Anno, Mater et Magistra, Pacem in Terris, Populorum Progressio, Laborum Exercens, Sollicitudo Rei Socialis, Centesimus Annus, Caritas in Veritate, Fides et Ratio, and Spe Salvi. As of this post, the Vatican has online the encyclicals of Leo XIII, Pius X, Benedict XV, Pius XI, Pius XII, John XXIII, Paul VI, John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and Francis. ISBN recommendation: 0-87650-259-1
Provides specific detail about each element of the Order of Mass celebrated in accordance with the Roman Missal, Third Edition, implemented 27 November 2011. Image links to Vatican translation.
Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation, dated 30 September 2010, on the Word of GOD in the life and mission of the Church. Image links to Vatican translation.
Reflections regarding the Christian claim to Truth, the tolerance of Love, and the maintenance of peace. ISBN recommendation: 1-58617-035-X.
Declaration, published 16 June 2000, “on the unicity and salvific universality of Jesus Christ and the Church”. Image links to Vatican translation.