See this online text:
Letter to Families “Gratissimam Sane”, by Pope St. John Paul II, February 2, 1994. May be read online at the Holy See. An ebook of the text, with an Introduction by Carl A. Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus (New Haven, CT: Knights of Columbus Supreme Council, 2001), is available in pdf format (here). A shortened version or summary of the letter, by Fr Richard Aladics, is available in pdf format on this page at XT3.
- The text is offered for sale on this page at EWTN Religious Catalogue; on this page at Seton Educational Media. An ebook, Letter to Families: The Saint’s Reflections on the Grandeur of Marriage and Family Life, by St. John Paul II, with a Foreword, by Most Rev. Charles Chaput, Archbishop of Philadelphia, is offered for sale on this page at Sophia Institute Press.
- See also the essay “Families Get a Special Letter from Pope John Paul II”, by Father John McCloskey, at CatholiCity.
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