Taking up the mission of Jesus Christ to bring God’s mercy into the world, the Church has never ceased in its missionary work to the world. With renewed awareness and vigour, recent Popes and Church documents have given new direction to the calling of every Christian to bring the Good News of the Gospel to all.
- Evangelii Gaudium ‘The joy of the Gospel’ (2013) - Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium, concerning the proclamation of the Gospel in the contemporary world, encouraging all Christians to embark upon a new chapter of evangelization marked by this joy, while pointing out new paths for the Church’s journey in years to come.
- Evangelii Nuntiandi (1974) Pope Paul VI's Apostolic Exhortation on evangelization in the modern world remains a landmark document on the mission of the Church. It affirms the witness of life as the first means of evangelisation