Titles N – Z

The following is an alphabetical list of faithful Catholic Christian eBooks with titles beginning N – Z that are available online for reading or downloading, legally and for free, either because they are now in the public domain or because they were uploaded or published online by their lawful copyright holders. The other sub-indexes are:

Some preliminary notes:

  • Reconstruction is still ongoing, so please bear with the changes. To avoid dead links, please link to the main index page List of Free eBooks (Arranged by Title) and not its sub-indexes.
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  1. Narrazione delle battaglia di Castelfidardo e dell’assedio d’Ancona, scritta da un Romano (1862). Disponibile presso Internet Archive.
  2. National Directory for the Formation, Ministry, and Life of Permanent Deacons in the United States, approved by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2003), promulgated 26 December 2009 (Washington, D.C.: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2005). Includes the Secondary Documents Basic Standards for Readiness and Visit of Consultation Teams to Diocesan Permanent Diaconate Formation Progams. Available in PDF format at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
  3. The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, from the Meditations of Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich, Anna Katharina, translated by George Richardson (London: Burns & Oates; New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers, 1899). With Imprimatur. The ebook is available in various formats (pdf, epub, kindle/mobi, etc.) at Internet Archive and Open Library. May be read online (on this page) at e-Catholic 2000. May be read online (here) and available in epub format and mobi/kindle format at CatholicSaints.info. The audiobook is available at Internet Archive and LibriVox (linked from CatholicAudioBooks).
  4. Natural Family Planning: The Complete Approach, First Edition, by John and Sheila Kippley (2009, last update February 2010). With Permission to Publish from the Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Available in PDF format (on this page) at Natural Family Planning International.
  5. The Natural Law: A Study in Legal and Social History and Philosophy, by Heinrich Rommen (1936), trans. Thomas R. Hanley, with Introduction and Bibliography by Russell Hittinger (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund 1998). Available in multiple formats at the Online Library of Liberty. “Rommen and Natural Law”, an introduction by Russell Hittinger, may be read on this page.
  6. “Natural Law: From Neo-Thomism to Nuptial Mysticism”, by Tracey Rowland Communio 35 (Fall 2008): pp. 374-395. Available in pdf format (here)  through this page of Communio: International Catholic Review.
  7. “Natural Law and Sexual Ethics”, by Janet E. Smith, University of Dallas, posted April 3, 2012. Available in pdf format (here) through this page of Janet E. Smith’s Sexual Common Sense.
  8. “Natural Law and the Body: Between Deductivism and Parallelism” by David S. Crawford, Communio 35 (Fall 2008): p. 327-353. Available in pdf format (here) through this page of Communio: International Catholic Review.
  9. The Nature and Characteristics of Literature: a Lecture Delivered before the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters, in the CatholicUniversity, by Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman (Dublin: Printed by John F. Fowler, 1858). Available at Internet Archive (Digitizing sponsor: National Institute for Newman Studies, Book contributor: Saint Mary’s College of California).
  10. Ne Temere: Decree concerning betrothal and marriage, by the Sacred Congregation of the Council, August 10, 1907. May be read online at the EWTN Library.
  11. The Necessity of the Catholic Church [tract], by Greg Witherow. 4 pages. Available in PDF format at Holy Trinity Parish.
  12. “The Neo-Conservative Response” (by John Medaille?). 16 pages. Available in PDF format at Medaille.org. [The article critiques Neoconservative and Neoliberal interpretations of Christian social teaching.]
  13. New American Bible. [LINKS DELETED DUE TO COPYRIGHT CONCERNS.]
  14. The New Canon Law: A Commentary and Summary of the New Code of Canon Law, by Stanislaus Woywod [1880-1941] (New York: J.F. Wagner, [1918]). Available in pdf, epub, kindle/mobi, etc. formats at Internet Archive, with a 2nd copy at Internet Archive. Also available at Catholic Apologetics Information and HathiTrust Digital Library.
  15. New Catholic Dictionary (1910). Available online at the Catholic Community Forum.
  16. “New Challenges for Catholic-Inspired NGOs in Light of Caritas in Veritate”, by Jane Adolphe, The Catholic Social Science Review, vol. 16 (2011): pages 181-193. Available in pdf format (on this page) at the Philosophy Documentation Center.
  17. “The New Evangelization and Canon Law”, by Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke, D.D., J.C.D., then-Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura (March 30, 2011). Part of the Archbishop Peter L. Gerety Lecture Series, Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology, Seton Hall University. May be read online (on this page) at Catholic Action for Faith and Family; and available in pdf format (on this page) at Seton Hall University.
  18. “The ‘New’ Evangelization in the Americas: On the Catholic Origins of Human Rights”, by David Lantigua, Ph.D., Church Life: A Journal for the New Evangelization (Fall 2012): pages 75-84. Available in pdf format (on this page) at the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy.
  19. The New Conspiracy Against the Jesuits Detected and Briefly Exposed, with a Short Account of their Institute; and Observations on the Danger of Systems of Education Independent of Religion, by R. C. Dallas (London, 1815). Available at ManyBooks.net and Project Gutenberg.
  20. “A New Door of Faith: Catholic Identity, Evangelization, and Renewal through Social Media”, by Amy Bonnacorso, Seat of Wisdom: A Theological and Pastoral Journal, Issue 6 (Winter 2013): 15-41. Available in pdf format on this page of Seat of Wisdom.
  21. The New Glories of the Catholic Church, Translated from the Italian by the Fathers of the London Oratory, at the Request of, and with a Preface by, the Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster [Nicholas Patrick Cardinal Wiseman] (London, Dublin, Derby: Richardson and Son, 1859). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library. [N.B., Recounts the martyrs who suffered from the persecutions in East Asia, especially Korea.]
  22. New Jerusalem Bible (1985). With Imprimatur. [LINK DELETED DUE TO COPYRIGHT CONCERNS.]  Translated “directly from the Hebrew, Greek or Aramaic,” under general editor Very Rev. Dom (Joseph) Henry Wansbrough, OSB.
  23. The New Journey to God, by Catherine Dalzell (1995). With Imprimatur. May be read online beginning at this page of Christendom Awake, which contains Chapter 1 and links to Chapter 2. (The webpage states: “This book is reproduced with the author’s permission.”)
  24. The New Raccolta: Or, Collection of Prayers and Good Works, to which the Sovereign Pontiffs Have Attached Holy Indulgences. Published in 1898 by Order of His Holiness, Pope Leo XIII. From the Third Italian Edition, Authorized and Approved by the Sacred Congregation of Holy Indulgences, To Which is Added an Appendix Containing Prayers for Mass, and Vespers for Sunday (Philadelphia: Peter F. Cunningham & Son, 1903) With Imprimatur and with approbation from the Sacred Congregation of Indulgences and Holy Relics. Available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  25. A New School of Gregorian Chant, by the Rev. Dom. Dominic Johner. O.S.B. 2d English edition, translated from the 3d rewritten & enlarged German edition by Rev. W. A. Hofler. (Ratisbon, Rome, New York, Cincinnati: F. Pustet, 1914). With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive and Open Library, which notes: “Music in plainchant and white notation. Translation of Neue Schule des gregorianischen Choralgesanges.”
  26. Newman’s Apologia Pro Vita Sua, The Two Versions of 1864 & 1865; Preceded by Newman’s and Kingsley’s Pamphlets, with an Introduction by Wilfrid Ward (London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, New York, Toronto, Melbourne, Bombay: Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press, 1913). May be read online (here) at Newman Reader, and is available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a second copy at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  27. Nine-Day Novena Prayer for the Dead (Catholic Filipino-Australian Chaplaincy, Archdiocese of Brisbane). Available in PDF format on this page of the Catholic Filipino Australian Chaplaincy of Brisbane.
  28. “Nonlinear Brain Dynamics and Intention According to Aquinas”, by Walter J. Freeman, Mind and Matter: An International Interdisciplinary Journal of Mind-Matter Research, Vol. 6(2), pp. 207-234. Available in PDF format at the Walter J. Freeman Neurophysiology Lab (Freeman Laboratory for Nonlinear Neurodynamic), and at the Pennsylvania State University with an abstract on this page. [N.B., I am not sure if the author is a Catholic Christian, but the article supports a Scholastic framework of Christian anthropology.]
  29. Norms Regarding the Manner of Proceeding in the Discernment of Presumed Apparitions or Revelations, by the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (25 February 1978). Available at the Holy See and Catholic Culture. The Preface for its 2011 publication, by the Prefect of the Congregation (14 December 2011), is available at the Holy See and Catholic Culture. The Norms and the Preface are published together at EWTN Library and News.Va.
  30. Nota Doctrinal sobre Algunas Cuestiones Relativas al Compromiso y la Conducta de los Católicos en la Vida Política, de la Congregación para la Doctrina de la Fe (24 Noviembre 2002). Disponible en la Santa Sede.
  31. Notes on the Correct Way to Present the Jews and Judaism in Preaching and Catechesis in the Roman Catholic Church, by the Commission of the Holy See for Religious Relations with the Jews (July 1, 1985). May be read online at the Holy See. As noted in Second Exodus, it states: “Jesus affirms that there shall be ‘one flock and one shepherd’ (Jn. 10:16). The Church and Judaism cannot, then, be seen as two parallel ways of salvation and the Church must witness to Christ as the Redeemer for all.”
  32. Notes of Spiritual Retreats and Instructions, given by Rev. John Morris. S.J. (New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers; London: Art and Book Co., 1894). Available in various formats at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  33. “The Novelty of the Faith as an Interpretive and Operative Criterion for Moral Life Existence”, by Msgr. Angel Rodríguez Luño, translated by Tom and Kira Howes. 19 pages. Available in pdf format (on this page) at Etica e Politica.
  34. Novena for Forgiveness to St. Josemaria Escriva, by Father Francisco Faus (São Paulo, Brazil, March 19, 2012). With ecclesiastical authorization. Available in various formats (pdfepub and kindle [.azw3]) through this page of Opus Dei. [N.B., This novena asks intercession that we might learn to forgive the offenses committed by our neighbor.]
  35. Novena for Work to St. Josemaria Escriva, by Fr. Francisco Faus. With Imprimatur. Available in PDF format through this page of the St. Josemaria Institute; and available in PDF, epub, and Kindle formats through this pageof Saint Josemaria Escriva. [N.B. The novena may be prayed for either of two intentions: to find a job or to do a good job.]
  36. Nutrition and Hydration: Moral and Pastoral Reflections, A Statement of the NCCB Committee for Pro-Life Activities, April 1992. Available on Priests for Life.

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  1. Obedient Children of a Loving Father: A Bible Study, by Betty Gravlin (2012). May be read online or downloaded in PDF, EPUB, Kindle, LRF, PDB formats at Smashwords.
  2. Observations in the Orient: The Account of a Journey to Catholic Mission Fields in Japan, Korea, Manchuria, China, Indo-China, and the Philippines, by Rev. James A. Walsh (Ossining, New York: Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America, 1919). With Imprimatur. Available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a 2nd copy at Internet Archiveand Open Library and a 3rd copy at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  3. Omnium in Mentem: Apostolic Letter “Motu Proprio” on Several Amendments to the Code of Canon Law, by Pope Benedict XVI, October 26, 2009. Available at the Holy See.
  4. On Loving God, by St. Bernard of Clairvaux. The ebook is available on this page of Catholic Treasuryon this page of Paths of Love: Catholic Vocation Discernment, which also has on this pagethe original Latin text De Diligendo Deoon this page of The Prodigal Catholic Blog, which has a summary on this page; at Christian Classics Ethereal Library, of which an except is available at Boston University; and at Internet Archive. The audiobook read by Phil Chenevert is available at LibriVox. The audiobook read by Kirsten Ferreri is available at LibriVox and at Youtube, and another copy at Youtube. The audiobook read by an unknown speaker from the CCEL text is available on this page of the Classic Catholic Audiobooks Youtube channel, and on this page of the Catholica Youtube channel.
  5. On Lying, by Saint Augustine of Hippo. May be read online as originally printed in English at Internet ArchiveInternet Archive (2nd copy), Google BooksHathitrust Digital Library, and Hathitrust Digital Library (2nd copy). Also available (with modernized spellings, by way of the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers series) on this page of New AdventFathers of the Church, and at Wikisource.
  6. On Prayer and the Contemplative Life, by St. Thomas Aquinas, translated by the Very Rev. Hugh Pope, with a Preface by the Very Rev. Vincent McNabb (London, Manchester, Birmingham, and Glasgow: R. & T. Washbourne, Ltd., 1914). With Imprimatur. Available in multiple formats at Many Books.net, and  Project Gutenberg, as well as at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a second copy at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  7. On the Apostolical and Infallible Authority of the Pope: when Teaching the Faithful, and on his Relation to a General Council, by Francis Xavier Weninger (New York : D.& J. Sadlier ; Cincinnati, OH : J.P. Walsh, 1868). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library. [N.B., It has no Imprimatur, but the author is stated to be a missionary of the Society of Jesus {when the members of that order were still reliably orthodox}, and the content appears to be a faithfully Catholic demonstration from faith, history and reason of papal infallibility.]
  8. On the Church of Christ: The Person of the Church and Her Personnel, by Jacques Maritain, translated by Joseph W. Evans (Notre Dame, Indiana; London: University of Notre Dame Press, 1973). May be read online on this page of the Jacques Maritain Center.
  9. On the Ethics of Organ Transplantation: A Catholic Perspective, by Rev. Dr. Michael Jarmulowicz, Prof. David Albert Jones, et al. (The Anscombe Bioethics Centre 2014). With Imprimatur. Available in PDF format (on this page) at The Anscombe Bioethics Centre. [N.B., This excellent and scholarly text also includes as appendices:
    • On the Donation and Transplantation of Organs, by the Pastoral Secretariat of the Spanish Bishops’ Conference. (25 October 1984)
    • Address to the 18th International Congress of the Transplantation Society, by Pope John Paul II (29 August 2000)
    • Ethical Aspects of Organ Donation, by the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (COMECE) (11 October 2007)
    • Proposals for Legislation on Organ and Tissue Donation: A Welsh Government White Paper: A joint response on behalf of The Roman Catholic Church in Wales, The Church in Wales, and the Wales Orthodox Mission (23 January 2012)]
  10. On the Incarnation, in 7 books, by John Cassian (c. 360-c. 435). May be read online on this page of New Advent. [N.B., This treatise provides a detailed exposition of the authentic doctrine of the Incarnation of Christ our Lord, and a systematic refutation of objections to that teaching. However, please read Cassian’s definition of grace with prayerful caution, as it partly reflects his personal opinion and not the authoritative teaching of the Church.]
  11. On the Resurrection of the Dead, by Athenagoras of Athens (2nd century AD). May be read online on this page of New Advent and at Early Christian Writings.
  12. On the Unity of the Church, by St. Cyprian of Carthage. Available at New Advent.
  13. On Union with God, by Saint Magnus Albertus, 1193-1280, with notes by P. J Berthier, translated by a Benedictine of Princethorpe Priory (London: R. & T. Washbourne, 1911). With Imprimatur. Available on Internet Archive and Open Library (Digitizing sponsor: MSN; Book contributor: Regis College Library, University of Toronto).
  14. “Only Connect: Unemployment and Poverty; Formal and Informal Economic Activity in a Divided World—The Role of the Informal Sector in Alleviating Unemployment and Poverty in the Third World”, by Else Øyen and Francis Wilson, in Towards Reducing Unemployment: Fifth Plenary Session, 3-6 March 1999, Acta 5, ed. M. Archer, (Vatican City: Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, 1999). Available in PDF format through this page of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.
  15. Orations of Henry Austin Adams, with an introduction by James Cardinal Gibbons (St. Paul, Minn.: Adams-Cannon, 1903). With orations on Pope Leo XIII, Saint Thomas More, Blessed John Henry Newman, and Ludwig Windthorst, and on the destiny of Ireland. Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  16. Origin of the Holy Scriptures: Their Progress, Transmission, Corruptions, and True Character, 2nd edition (London: Burns & Lambert; Dublin, London. Derby: Richardson & Son; Edinburgh: J. Miller, 1864). Available in various formats (pdf, epub, kindle/mobi, etc.) at Internet Archive. What appears to be the first edition, The Holy Scriptures: Their Origin, Progress, Transmission, Corruptions, and True Character (London: Charles Dolman, 1850), is also available at Internet Archive.
  17. The Orthodox Eastern Church, 2nd edition, by Adrian Fortescue, Ph.D., D.D. (London: Catholic Truth Society, 1908). May be read online, and available in various formats (pdf, mobi/kindle, epub, etc.) at Internet Archive and Open Library., with a second copy at Internet Archive and Open Library. The 1stedition (1907), with illustrations by the author, is available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  18. Our Christian Heritage, by James Cardinal Gibbons (Baltimore: John Murphy and Company; London: R.Washbourne, 1889). Available at Internet Archive with a 2nd copy here.
  19. “Our Debt to De Vitoria: A Catholic Foundation of Human Rights”, by Robert John Araujo, S.J., Ave Maria Law Review 10:2 (2012), pages 313-329. Available in PDF format on this page of the Ave Maria School of Law—Law Review.
  20. Our Faith: A Byzantine Catechism for Adults, by Fr. Casimir Kucharek (Allendale, N.J.; Combermere, Ontario, Canada: Alleluia Press, 1983). Available in PDF, Full Text and Daisy formats at Internet Archive. (Creative Commons license: Public Domain Mark 1.0. The index page states “This is a Ukrainian Catholic Catechism, bearing the imprimatur of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, one of the Eastern Catholic Churches in union with the Pope of Rome. Not to be confused with the new Ukrainian Catholic Catechism “Christ our Pascha” which is due to be released in Ukrainian in June 2011. Permission to share on Internet given February 12, 2010.”)
  21. The Order and Ceremonial of the Most Holy and Adorable Sacrifice of the Mass: Explained in a Dialogue between a Priest and a Catechumen, by Frederick Oakeley (New York: Catholic Publication Societypref. 1859). With Imprimatur. Available at Open Library and Internet Archive (Digitizing sponsor: MSN, Book contributor: University of California Libraries). History, Sacraments, Liturgy.
  22. Orientale Lumen: Apostolic Letter to Mark the Centenary of Orientalium Dignitas of Pope Leo XIII, by Pope John Paul II, May 2, 1995. Available at the Holy See.
  23. The Origins of Contemporary Psychology, by Cardinal Mercier. Translated by W. H. Mitchel. (New York: P. J. Kenedy, 1918). Available at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  24. “The Orthodox Rejection of Doctrinal Development”, by Daniel Lattier, Pro Ecclesia, Vol. XX, No. 4, pp. 389-410. Available in PDF format at Academia.edu.
  25. Orthodoxy, by G.K. Chesterton. Apologetics, Morals. Available at ManyBooks.net and Project Gutenberg as well as at The Literature Network and G. K. Chesterton’s Works on the Web. Audiobook available at LibriVox.org and LibriVox.org (2nd copy).
  26. Our Catholic Heritage in English Literature of Pre-Conquest Days, by Emily Hickey (London, Edinburgh, Glasgow: Sands & CO., 1910). Available on Project Gutenberg.
  27. Our Lady in Doctrine and Devotion, by Fr. William G. Most (1994). May be read online at Internet Archive, which is an 11 December 2010 snapshot of Christ’s Faithful People (possibly defunct as of 15 October 2012). May also be read at EWTN Library
  28. Our Lady’s Garment, The Brown Scapular: A Sign of Salvation and Protection. With 2010 Imprimatur. Available in PDF format at The Fatima Network. [N.B., The website, though containing much that is valuable, has an extremely negative view of Vatican II which warrants correction with the hermeneutic of continuity. Please exercise due caution in reading other materials on the website. On the other hand, this particular work is stated to have an Imprimatur from a bishop in full communion with the Pope; and it favourably quotes Popes Paul VI and Blessed John Paul II.]
  29. An Outline for the Ecumenical Council, by the Supreme Sacred Congregation of the Holy Office, translated by Fr. Joseph A. Komonchak (2012). Available in pdf format (on this page) at In Verbo Veritatis.
  30. Outlines of Dogmatic Theology, 2nd ed., by Sylvester Joseph Hunter, S.J. (London, New York, Bombay, Calcutta: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1909). With Imprimatur.
    • Volume I (Christian Revelation, Channel of Doctrine, Holy Scripture, the Church, the Roman Pontiff, Faith) may be read online and is available in pdf, epub, kindle/mobi and other formats at Internet Archive and Open Library.
    • Volume II (The One God, the Blessed Trinity, Creation and the Angels, Man Created and Fallen, the Incarnation, the Blessed Virgin Mary) is available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
    • Volume III (Actual Grace, Justification, the Sacraments, the Last Things) is available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  31. Les Œuvres Spirituelles de Saint Jean de la Croix, traduites par le P. Maillard de  la  Compagnie  de Jésus, Nouvelle  Édition, augmentée des Lettres du Père Berthier sur la Doctrine Spirituelle de Saint Jean de la Croix et Précédée  d’une  Lettre  de  M.   Albrand,   Supérieur du Seminaire des  Missions Étrangères (Paris, Bruxelles, Lyons: Librairie Catholique de Perisse Frères (Nouvelle Maison), Régis Ruffet et Cie Successeurs, 1864). Disponible sur cette page de la Bibliotheque de l’Abbaye Saint Benoit de Port-Valais.
  32. Over the Rocky Mountains to Alaska, by Charles Warren Stoddard (St. Louis, Mo.; Freiburg (Baden), Germany; London: B. Herder, 1914). Available at ManyBooks.net and Project Gutenberg.

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  1. Pacem in Terris: Encyclical on Establishing Universal Peace in Truth, Justice, Charity, and Liberty, by Blessed Pope John XXIII (April 11, 1963). May be read online on this page of the Holy See, this page of New Advent,this page of Papal Encyclicals Online, at Catholic News Agency and at EWTN Library. [N.B, We may also read the Message for the World Day of Peace “Pacem In Terris: A Permanent Commitment” by Blessed Pope John Paul II, and “John XXIII’s ‘Four Pillars’ Get a Fifth: Forgiveness”, by Fr. Gino Concetti.]
  2. Padre Pio: Heavenly Facts, and Words of Wisdom (2014). 167 pages. Available in PDF format (on this page) of Caccioppoli. [N.B., The text appears to be a collection of brief accounts concerning St. Pio, drawn from an extensive bibliography.]
  3. Papal Encyclicals on Social Justice and the Poor [tract], by Rev. Benjamin P. Bradshaw. 21 pages. Available in PDF format on this page of Catholic Adult Faith Formation.
  4. The Papal Sovereignty; Viewed in its Relations to the Catholic Religion, and to the Law of Europe, by Bishop Felix Antoine Philibart Dupanloup (London : Catholic Publishing & Bookselling company 1860). Available at Open Library and Internet Archive
  5. Paradoxes of Catholicism, by Robert Hugh Benson (New York: Longmans, Green, 1913). Available on Project Gutenberg and Internet Archive (Digitizing sponsor: MSN; Book contributor: Kelly Library, University of Toronto).
  6. Parents and Vocations, by Ben Palmer. With Imprimatur. Available in PDF format on this page of Catholic Pamphlets.net.
  7. The Parish Priest on Duty: a Practical Manual for Pastors, Curates, and Theological Students Preparing for the Mission, Being a Brief Summary of the Prescribed Manner of Administering the Sacraments, the Service of the Dead, and Sundry Other Pastoral Functions in Accordance with the Roman Ritual (The Sacraments), by H.J. Heuser (New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers, 1904). With Imprimatur. Available at Open Library and Internet Archive, with a second copy at Internet Archive and Open Library, linked from Boston University Digital Common.
  8. The Participation of Lay Catholics in Nigerian Politics in the Light of the Teaching of Articles 7 and 14 of Vatican II’s, Apostolicam Actuositatem (Master’s Thesis), by Ignatius Chukwuma Ezeakacha (Copyright by: Ignatius Chukwuma Ezeakacha, 2014). Submitted to St. Michael’s College and University of Toronto. Available in pdf format (on this page) at the University of Toronto.
  9. Pascendi Dominici Gregis: Encyclical on the Doctrines of the Modernists, of Pope St. Pius X, September 8, 1907. May be read at the Holy See and Papal Encyclicals Online.
  10. The Passion and Crucifixion of Jesus & the Seven Last Words, by Saint Alphonsus De Liguori. Selections from his The Passion and the Death of Jesus Christ, translated from the Italian, edited by Rev. Eugene Grimm, C.Ss.R. (New York: Benziger Brothers, 1887), further edited and language modernized by Br. Sean, a choir monk, 2009, from an etext at archive.org. With notes & picture. The selections center on the later stage of the Passion of Christ from His scourging to His crucifixion, with meditations on the seven words. Available at Internet Archive and Internet Archive (2nd copy).
  11. The Passion and the Death of Jesus Christ, by St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori (New York, Cincinnati, St. Louis: Benziger Brothers; London: R. Washbourne; Dublin: M.H. Gill & Son, 1887). The Complete Works of Saint Alphonsus De Liguori, Doctor of the Church, translated from the Italian, edited by Rev. Eugene Grimm, C.Ss.R. The Ascetical Works, Volume 5. With approbation. Available in PDF format through the Saints’ Books index; and in various formats at Internet Archive. The first 2 sections of the work may be read online on this page of Saint Wiki.
  12. The Passion of Edith Stein, Revisited [tract], by Sr. Prudence Allen, RSM, PhD. Available in PDF format at Philonoeses. (This 22-page essay provides a summary of the development of the Saint’s theological and philosophical thought in relation to her spiritual life, which was centered on the love of Christ)
  13. Pastime Papers, by Henry Edward Manning (London: Burns & Oates, Ltd., 1892?). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  14. Pastor Bonus, Apostolic Constitution by Blessed John Paul II, June 28, 1988. English translation by Francis C.C.F. Kelly, James H. Provost, and Michel Thériault, as revised by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Secretariat of State, and Michel Thériault (1998). May be read online at the Holy See: in separate pages, and in a single page. [N.B., This issuance provides norms governing the Roman Curia.]
  15. Pastoral Instruction and Policy on Marriage: Clergy’s Guide to Theology, Canon Law, and Diocesan Policy, approved by Most Reverend Thomas J. Olmsted, JCD (Diocese of Phoenix, Spring 2013). Available in PDF format (on this page) at the Tribunal of the Diocese of Phoenix.
  16. Pastoral Letter by the Shepherd, Hierarchs, and Priests of the Chaldean Catholic Diocese [Eparchy] of Saint Peter the Apostle (January 6, 2012). May be read online and downloaded in PDF format at Chaldean Catholic Diocese of St. Peter the Apostle. [N.B. The Pastoral Letter concerns the liturgy, ecumenism, and the historic heritage of the Chaldaean Catholic sui iurus church.]
  17. Pastoral Letter of the Archbishops and Bishops of the United States Assembled in Conference at the Catholic University of America, September, 1919 (Washington, D.C., The National Catholic Welfare Council, 1920). Available at Open Library and  Internet Archive, with a 2nd copy here. [N.B., This is a restatement of doctrine and an exhortation on all aspects of the Catholic life in the United States.]
  18. Pastoral Letter to Priests, Seventh Pastoral Letter by the Council of Eastern Catholic Patriarchs, August 15, 2004. Concerning the formation and ministry of priests. Available at the Melkite Eparchy of Newton.
  19. The Pastoral Office, by Henry Edward [Manning], Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster (London: Printed for private use only, 1883). Available in various formats (pdf, epub, kindle/mobi, etc.) at Open Library and Internet Archive; and also available at Forgotten Books (with some pages limited to members) and at Google Books. [N.B., This treatise on the office and ministry of bishops is an excellent summation of the teaching of the Church on the episcopate.]
  20. Pastoral Theology, by Rev. William Stang (New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers, 1897). With Imprimatur. Available in pdf, epub, kindle/mobi, and other formats at Internet Archive, in pdf format at University of Toronto Libraries, at Google Books, and (with some pages accessible to members) at Forgotten Books.
  21. Pastores Gregis: Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation on the Bishop, Servant of the Gospel of Jesus Christ for the Hope of the World, by Pope John Paul II (16 October 2003). May be read online on this page of the website of the Holy See; and through the table of contents on this page of theCongregation of the Clergy.  Available in PDF format on this page of the old website of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
  22. Pastoral Statement on Homosexuality and Abortion, by the Episcopal Conference of Malawi , 2 March 2013. Published online in “Malawi Catholic bishops pastoral letter on homosexuality, abortion: Full text”, 4 March 2013, at Nyasa Times. [A report providing a summary of the document, ”Malawi Catholic Bishops Issue Letter”, may be found at The Nation.
  23. The Path which Led a Protestant Lawyer to the Catholic Church, by Peter H. Burnet (New York, London: D. Appleton and Company, 1860). May be read online, and available in pdf, epub, kindle/mobi, djvu, txt, and Daisy formats, at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a 2nd (inferior) copy at Open Library and Internet Archive; and at Hathi Trust Digital Library. Another edition (New York, Benziger Brothers, 1871 [c1859]) is available at Hathi Trust Digital Library. [N.B., This work provides a proof of the Catholic Faith using the method of legal investigation. The summary by the New York Times (10 March 1860) states that the author “resolved… to pursue the investigation [of Catholic and Protestant claims] for himself, which he did for about a year and a half, the result being his full conversion to the Roman Catholic faith.”]
  24. Patres Apostolici, Volume I, edited by Francis Xavier Funk (Tubingae: H. Laupp, 1901). In Latin and Ancient Greek. With Imprimatur. A collection of works by the Apostolic Fathers (Christian writers immediately after the Apostles), including Pope St. Clement I, Bishop Saint Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop Saint Polycarp of Smyrna, Bishop St. Papias of Hierapolis, Quadratus, Bishop St. Irenaeus of Lyon, and Hermas. Available at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  25. Patriotism and Endurance, Pastoral Letter, to be read in the first Holy Mass of 1915 throughout the diocesis, by Cardinal Mercier (Christmas, 1914). From Cardinal Mercier, Pastorals, Letters, Allocutions 1914-1917, edited and translated by Joseph Stillemans (New York: P.J. Kenedy & Sons 1917). May be read online at PSM-Data.
  26. Patrology; the lives and works of the fathers of the church, by Otto Bardenhewer, Thomas Joseph Shahan (Freiburg im Breisgau, St. Louis, Mo., B. Herder1908). With Imprimatur and comments of approbation from various bishops. Available in multiple formats at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  27. Paul VI on Scripture, Tradition, and Magisterium, by Fr. Brian W. Harrison. Available in PDF format at Living Tradition: Organ of the Roman Theological Forum, in 2 parts: “Paul VI on Scripture, Tradition, and Magisterium, Part A: Pope Paul’s Role in the Redaction of Dei Verbum 9”, in Living Tradition No. 167 (November 2013); and “Paul VI on Scripture, Tradition, and Magisterium, Part B: Pope Paul’s Personal Magisterial Statements”, in Living Tradition No. 168 (January 2014).
  28. Penance, by Rev. H.A. Johnston, S.J. Available in PDF format (on this page) of Catholic Pamphlets.net; and may be read online (on this page) of e-Catholic 2000.
  29. Penance in the Early Church: With a Short Sketch of Subsequent Development, by Michael J. O’Donnell (Dublin: Gill, 1908). With Imprimatur. Available at Open Library and Internet Archive (Digitizing sponsor: MSN, Book contributor: Regis College Library, University of Toronto).
  30. The Permanent Diaconate in the Archdiocese of Westminster: A Handbook, including Guidelines for Priest and Deacon Working Together (2009). According to the text, “This document draws heavily upon the issued by the Archdiocese of Birmingham in 2006”. Available in PDF format on this page of the Deacons of Leeds Diocese.
  31. Persecuted and Forgotten? A Report on Christians Oppressed for Their Faith, 2011 Edition, edited by John Pontifex and John Newton, with a Foreword by Archbishop Fouad Twal, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem (Sutton, Surrey, U.K.: Aid to the Church in Need, 2011). Available in PDF format on this page of Aid to the Church in Need.
  32. Persecuted and Forgotten? A Report on Christians Oppressed for Their Faith 2011-2013, compiled and edited by John Pontifex and John Newton, with additional research by Raquel Martín and William Lo. Foreword by Patriarch Gregorios III of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church (Sutton, Suurey: Aid to the Church in Need, 2013). 190 pages. Available in PDF format on this pageof Aid to the Church in Need. With a summary on this page.
  33. Persecuted but Never Forgotten: Helping—and Praying for—Christians Who Suffer for Their Faith: Important Information that Every Christian Needs to Know, with a Foreword by H.B. Patriarch Gregorios III of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church (Aid to the Church in Need, 2014). Available in PDF format through this page of Aid to the Church in Need. [This booklet summarizes the findings contained in Persecuted and Forgotten? A Report on Christians Oppressed for their Faith 2011-2013]
  34. The Persecution of Jews in Hungary and the Catholic Church (Hungary, The German Occupation, 19 March 1944—4 April 1945): Extracts from Documents and Comments, compiled by Dr. Andras Zakar, edited and published by the Hungarian Roman Catholic Chaplaincy Team (London: The ChurchinHistory Information Centre, 1991). Available in PDF format on this page of The Church in History.
  35. Persona Humana: Declaration on Certain Questions Concerning Sexual Ethics, by the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (29 December 1975). Available at the Holy See.
  36. Personal and literary memorials, by Henry Digby Beste (London, H. Colburn, 1829). Available at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  37. Personal Papers of Henry Edward Manning (1822-1892). Available at the Pitts Theological Library. [N.B., Only the letters written beginning 6 April 1851 were written by later-Cardinal Manning as a Catholic.]
  38. Peter’s name; or, A divine credential in a name, by Smyth-Vaudry, Telesphor (Techny, Ill. : Printed by the Society of the Divine Word, 1909). Available at Internet Archive.
  39. Peter’s Rock in Mohammed’s Flood: From St. Gregory the Great to St. Leo III, being the Seventh Volume of The Formation of Christendom, by Thomas William Allies (London: Burns & Oates; New York: Catholic Publications Society, 1890). Available at Open Library and Internet Archive (Digitizing sponsor: MSN, Book contributor: Kelly Library, University of Toronto). History, Islam.
  40. Petri Privilegium: Three Pastoral Letters to the Clergy of the diocese, by Henry Edward Manning (London: Longmans, Green, 1871). The Pastoral Letters discuss the doctrine and historical basis of Papal infallibility. Available at Internet Archive.
  41. Pictures of Christian Heroism. With preface by Henry Edward Manning (1855). Available at Open Library.
  42. The Philosopher Pope: Pope John Paul II & the Human Person, by Simon F. Nolan, O. Carm. 13 pages. Available in PDF format on this page of the Irish Province of the Order of Carmelites.
  43. “Philosophical Anthropology and Evangelium Vitae”, by Professor William E. May, Acta Philosophica, vol. 12 (2003), pp. 311-322, available in PDF format on this page at Acta Philosophica.
  44. “Philosophical Formation and Spiritual Life in Seminaries”, by Pierre de Cointet, Josephinum Journal of Theology, Volume 20, Issue 1 (Winter/Spring 2013): 1-10. Available in pdf format on this page of the Pontifical College Josephinum.
  45. Philosophy and Catholic Theology: A Primer, by Philip A. Egan (Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2009). A 57-page excerpt containing the preface and chapter i (“Theology”) is available in PDF format at the Liturgical Press.
  46. Philosophy of Nature: Let Thomas Aquinas Teach It, edited by Joseph Kenny, O.P., St. Thomas Aquinas Priory (Ibadan, Nigeria, 2012). Available in PDF format at the website of Joseph Kenny. [N.B., This is a collection of texts by St. Thomas Aquinas, arranged thematically.]
  47. The Physical System of St. Thomas, by Cornoldi, Giovanni Maria, 1822-1892, Dering, Edward Heneage (London : Art and Book Co., 1893). Available at Internet Archive.
  48. “The Physician’s Conscience, Conscience Clauses, and Religious Belief: A Catholic Perspective”, by Edmund D. Pellegrino, Fordham Urban Law Journal, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp. 221-244 (2002). Available in PDF format (on this page) at the Fordham Law Archive of Scholarship & History.
  49. Pillar of Fire, Pillar of Truth, revised second edition (El Cajon, California: Catholic Answers, 1996). May be read online (on this page) at Catholic Answers (the page states: “All Rights Reserved”).  Another edition (© 1993, Catholic Answers, Inc.) may be read online on this page of the EWTN Library, which states: “This text file may be uploaded to and downloaded from computer bulletin board systems provided the text is in no way altered and the above copyright notice and address of Catholic Answers are included.” The printed pamphlet and the ebook, Pillar of Fire, Pillar of Truth: The Catholic Church and God’s Plan for You (El Cajon, California: Catholic Answers, 2013), with Imprimatur, may be purchased (through this page) of Catholic Answers.
  50. Pius IX and His Time, by Æneas MacDonell Dawson (London: Thos. Coffey, Catholic Record Printing House, 1880). Available in multiple formats at Textual.net and Manybooks.net, in Fulltext, PDF and Epub formats at Internet Archive, and may be read online at Freefictionbooks.org. Also available in PDF, Djvu, and Fulltext at Internet Archive.
  51. A Planner for Catholic Funerals. 24 pages. Available in pdf format at the Internet Archive Wayback Machine (a 5 February 2007 snapshot of the defunct website The Catholic Parishes of Northeast Wyoming).
  52. The Poems of Alice Meynell (1923). May be read online at ELCore.Net, which states: “published posthumously. It comprises her poems in three sections: Early PoemsLater Poems, and Last Poems.”
  53. The Poems of Ernest Dowson (1896, 1900). May be read online at ElCore.net. Comprises 2 collections: Verses (1896), and the posthumous Decorations (1900).[N.B.—As Ernest Dowson is a poet of the Decadent Movement, some of his works should be read with caution in view of their secular sensuality or their pessimism. However, other poems like “Benedictio Domini” and “Extreme Unction” manifest true sacramental reverence; and “Nuns of the Perpetual Adoration” and “Carthusians” constitute some of the finest verses ever written on the contemplative life.]
  54. The Poems of Joseph Mary Plunkett, edited by Geraldine Plunkett (Dublin: Talbot Press, 1916). Available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a second copy at Internet Archive and Open Library. Another publication (New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company) is available at Internet Archive and Open Library. May be read online through this page (webpage © 2001 ELC) at ELCore.Net: Catholic Poets page.
  55. The Poems of Joyce Kilmer (1918). May be read online at ELCore.Net, which states that these were “published posthumously. The first volume comprises a Memoir by Robert Cortes Holliday, omitted here, and Kilmer’s poems in three sections: Poems from France, Poems at Home, and Early Poems.”
  56. A Polemical Treatise on the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin,by Cardinal Lambruschini; to which is added, a History of the doctrine, by Father Felix, S.J.; the French portion of the work translated by Mrs. J. Sadlier; and the Latin extracts from the Holy Fathers, by a clergyman, to which are appended, a Discourse on the Immaculate Conception, by St. Alphonsus Marie de Liguori; the Letters Apostolic Pope Pius IX, Cardinal Wiseman’s Pastoral on the Declaration of the Dogma at Rome, etc., etc. (New York, Boston, Montreal: D. & J. Sadlier & Co., 1855). With the approbation of Very Rev’d. Wm. Starrs, V.G. May be read online at available in pdf, epub, kindle/mobi, djvu, txt, and Daisy formats at Internet Archive and Open Library with a 2nd copy at Internet Archive and Open Library. A microfilm copy of the 1860 edition is available at Internet Archive and Open Library, and of the 1855 edition at Internet Archive and Open Library. [N.B., This work sets out the proofs for the dogma of the Immaculate Conception from reason and from divine revelation.]
  57. Political and Moral Essays, by Joseph Rickaby, S.J. (New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers, 1902). Available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library. [N.B., Includes a lengthy “Dissertation on the Origin and Extent of Civil Authority” on pages 1-171.]
  58. Political Economy, by Charles S. Devas (London, New York, Bombay: Longmans, Green & Co., 1901). Available in various formats at Internet Archive.
  59. The Political Ideas of St. Thomas Aquinas, edited with an introduction by Dino Bigongiari (New York: Hafner Publishing Co., 1953, repr. 1957). [Link deleted due to copyright concerns. Advice on copyright status would be appreciated.]
  60. The Poor and the St. Vincent De Paul Society, by a Vincentian Father. Australian Catholic Truth Society No. 652a (1934). May be read online, and available in PDF format and as an audiobook (mp3) at Catholic Truth Society Pamphlets. Also available in PDF format at Catholic Pamphlets.net.
  61. The Pope and the Church Considered in Their Mutual Relations: With Reference to the Errors of the High Church Party in England: Part I, The Infallibility of the Pope, by the Rev. Paul Bottalla, S.J. (London: Burns, Oates, and Co., 1868). Available in various formats (pdf, epub, mobi/kindle, etc.) at Internet Archive, with a 2nd copy at Internet Archive and Open Library; and also available at Google Books and (with some pages accessible to members only) at ForgottenBooks.
  62. The Pope and the Church Considered in Their Mutual Relations: With Reference to the Errors of the High Church Party in England: Part II, The Supreme Authority of the Pope, by the Rev. Paul Bottalla, S.J. (London: Burns, Oates, and Co., 1870). Available in various formats (pdf, epub, mobi/kindle, etc.) at Internet Archive, with a 2nd copy at Internet Archive, and a 3rd copy at Internet Archive and Open Library; and also available at Google Books.
  63. The Pope and the People; select letters and addresses on social questions, by His Holiness Pope Leo XIII, edited by the Rev.  William H Eyre (London and Leamington: Art and Book Company; New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers, 1895). With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive and Open Library. [Contains the Encyclical “Rerum Novarum” on the Condition of the Working Class; the Encyclical “Immortale Dei” on the Christian Constitution of States; the Encyclical “Inscrutabili Dei Consilio” on the Evils of Society; the Encyclical “Sapientiae Christianae” on Christians as Citizens, etc.]
  64. “Pope Benedict XVI’s Caritas in veritate“, by J. Brian Benestad, Josephinum Journal of Theology, Vol. 16, No. 2 (2009), pp. 1-19. Available in pdf format on this page of the Pontifical College Josephinum.

  65.  “Pope John Paul II, Vatican II, and Capital Punishment”, by Howard Bromberg, Ave Maria Law Review, vol. 6, no. 1 (2007): pp. 109-54. Available in pdf format on this page at the University of Michigan Law School Scholarship Repository, and on this page at the International Center on Law, Life, Faith and Family.
  66. Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. A tract that summarizes the theology of the body with representative excerpts of the Pope’s lectures/addresses. Indexed on JP2Info.
  67. Pope John Paul II’s Understanding of Education in Moral Values and Its Application to Catholic Secondary Education in Present-Day Nicaragua (Dissertation), by Silvio J. Fonseca-Martinez, S.T.D. Director: John Grabowski, Ph.D. (Washington, D.C. Catholic University of America 2011).  © Copyright and All Rights Reserved By Silvio J. Fonseca-Martinez. Available in pdf format on this page at CiteSeerx.

  68. Pope Leo XIII, by Justin McCarthy (London: Bliss, Sands, & Foster, 1896). Available in various formats with: 1st copy, Internet Archive and Open Library; 2nd copy at Internet Archive; 3rd copy at Internet Archive and Open Library; 4th copy at Internet Archive; 5th copy at Open Library and Internet Archive. Another edition (New York: Frederick Warne & Co., 1896) is available at Open Library and Internet Archive, and may be read online at the Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  69. “Pope Leo XIII and the Catholic Response to Modernity”, by Robert P. Kraynak. (Fall 2007). 10 pages. Available in PDF format at the InterCollegiate Studies Institute.
  70. The Pope of Rome and the Popes of the Oriental Orthodox Church: An Essay on Monarchy in the Church, with Special Reference to Russia, from Original Documents, Russian and Greek, 2nd edition, by Rev. Caesarius Tondini (London: R. Washbourne, 1875). With Imprimatur. Available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  71. Pope Pius the Tenth [or Pius X], by Frances Alice Forbes (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Ltd.,1918). With Imprimatur. Available in many formats at Manybooks and Internet Archive, in fewer formats at Project Gutenberg, and in epub, fulltext and kindle formats at  Internet Archive.
  72. The Pope’s Theology of the Body”, by Christopher West, an article at the Catholic Education Resource Center. This provides a summary of the Theology of the Body.
  73. The Popes and Slavery, by Joel S. Panzer (The ChurchinHistory Information Centre). Available in PDF format on this page of The ChurchinHistory.
  74. The Popes and Science; the History of the Papal Relations to Science During the Middle Ages and Down to our Own Time, by Dr. James Joseph Walsh (New York, Fordham University Press 1908). Available at Internet Archive (Digitizing sponsor: MSN, Book contributor: Cornell University Library).
  75. Popes through the Ages, by Joseph Brusher S.J. May be read online at Internet Archive, which is the 7 June 2011 snapshot of Christ’s Faithful People (possibly defunct as of 15 October 2012).
  76. Popular Devotional Practices: Basic Questions and Answers, issued by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (November 12, 2003). May be read online at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
  77. Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation “Ecclesia in America” on the Encounter with the Living Jesus Christ: the Way to Conversion, Communion and Solidarity in America, by Blessed Pope John Paul II, (January 22, 1999). May be read online at the Holy See, and may be downloaded in PDF format from Catholic Pages. A summary may be read online at EWTN.
  78. Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation “Ecclesia in Asia” on Jesus Christ the Saviour and His Mission of Love and Service in Asia, by Pope St. John Paul II (November 6, 1999). May be read online (on this page) of the Holy See.
  79. A Practical Commentary on Holy Scripture for the Use of Those Who Teach Bible History, by Frederick Justus Knecht, translated and adapted from the 16th German edition, 3rd English edition revised, with Preface by Very Rev. Canon M. F. Glancey, (London, St. Louis, MO., Freiburg im Breisgau: B. Herder, 1910). With Imprimatur. May be read online (on this page) at e-Catholic 2000. Available in PDF format (on this page) at Saints’ Books. Available in multiple formats at Internet Archive and Open Library. From the 2nd English edition (St. Louis, MO., Freiburg im Breisgau, Vienna, Munich, Strassburg: B. Herder, 1901), the 1st Volume, on the Old Testament, is available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  80. Practical Handbook for the Study of the Bible and of Bible Literature including Biblical Geography, Antiquties, Introduction to the Old and the New Testament, and Hermeneutics, by Michael Seisenberger, translated by Anna Maud Buchanan, ed. Thomas John Gerard (New York: J. F. Wagner, 1911). With Imprimatur. Available on Open Library and Internet Archive (Digitizing sponsor: MSN; Book contributor: Kelly Library, University of Toronto).
  81. Practical Instruction for New Confessors, 3rd edition, by Filippo Maria Salvatori, S.J. and Antonio Ballerini, S.J., translated by William Hutch, D.D. (London: Burns and Oates; New York: Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Bros.). With 1885 Imprimatur. May be read online, and available in various formats (pdf, epub, kindle/mobi, etc.) at Internet Archive. The 1st and 2nd editions (London: Burns and Oates; New York: Catholic Publication Society Company, 1885 and 1887) are available at Internet Archive and Internet Archive, respectively.
  82. The Practice of Mental Prayer; First Treatise: Ordinary Prayer, by René de Maumigny, S.J., translation revised by Father Elder Mullan (New York: P.J. Kenedy & Son, 1913). With Imprimatur. Available in multiple formats at Internet Archive.
  83. The Practice of Mental Prayer, Second Treatise: Extraordinary Prayer, by Father René de Maumigny of the Society of Jesus, translated from the 4th edition with the author’s corrections and additions, translation revised by Father Elder Mullan, S.J. (New York: P.J. Kenedy and Sons, 1915). With Imprimatur. May be read online and available in pdf, epub, kindle/mobi, Daisy, txt, and djvu formats at Open Library and Internet Archive, with a second copy at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  84. The Practice of the Presence of God, by Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection. Available in multiple formats at Project Gutenberg and Internet Archive,
  85. Prayer: The great means of obtaining Salvation and all the graces which we desire of God, by St Alphonsus de Liguori. Prayer, Spirituality. May be read online at Catholic Treasury.
  86. Prayers for the Journey, by Fr. Eamon Tobin. Available in PDF format at Ascension Catholic community.
  87. Praying for Healing: The Challenge, by Benedict Heron, OSB. With Foreword by the Rt. Revd Maurice Taylor, Bishop of Galloway. May be read online at Christendom Awake. [N.B., the webpage is incorrectly labelled “I Saw Satan Fall: The Ways of Spiritual Warfare”]
  88. The Precious Blood; or, The Price of our Salvation, 5th edition, by Frederick William Faber (London : Burns & Oates; New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers). With an 1860 dedication. Available in multiple formats at Internet Archive and editable web page. Another edition (London, Dublin, Derby: Thomas Richardson & Co., 1860) is available in multiple formats at Internet Archive and Open Library. The 10th American edition (Baltimore: John Murphy & Co.), with the approbation of the Archbishop of Baltimore, is available in multiple formats at Internet Archive and Open Library and at Internet Archive (2nd copy) and Open Library (2nd copy). The 16th American edition (Baltimore: John Murphy & Co.), with the approbation of the Archbishop of Baltimore, is available in multiple formats at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  89. Précis de Théologie Ascétique et Mystique, par Adolphe Tanqueray (Paris, Tournai, Rome: Desclee & Co., Société de S. Jean l‘Évangéliste, 1923, 1924). Avec Imprimatur. Disponible en format pdf sur cette page de Le Pater Noster.
  90. Predestination, by Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange. The text, while not yet completely digitized, is available at [LINK(S) REMOVED motu proprio PENDING COPYRIGHT CHECK]
  91. “Preliminary Remarks Toward A Constructive Encounter Between St. Thomas and Clinical Psychology”, by Christopher J. Thompson, The Catholic Social Science Review 10 (2005):41-52. Available in PDF format on this page of The Catholic Social Science Review Online.
  92. Preparation for Death; or, Considerations on the Eternal Maxims, Useful for All as a Book of Meditations, etc., by Saint Alphonsus M. Liguori, translated by an Italian clergyman, approved by the Right Reverend Bishop Fitzpatrick, 8th edition (Boston: Thomas Sweeney, 1854). With episcopal approbation. Available in multiple formats (epub, pdf, mobi/kindle, etc.) at Internet Archive and Open Library. Also available at HathiTrust Digital Library, and (with some pages accessible to members only) at ForgottenBooks. What appears to be a modification with modernized English of this translation is available in PDF format in 4 parts (Part IPart IIPart III, and Part IV) at Documenta Catholica Omnia; and in PDF format in 4 parts (Part IPart IIPart III, and Part IV) at Good Catholic BooksSaint Alphonsus de Liguori.
  93. Preparation for Death, by Saint Alphonsus Maria De Liguori, edited by Rev. Orby Shipley (Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott & Co.; London: Rivingtons, 1869). Available in PDF format on this page of Saints’ Books. (N.B., Please read this particular translation with prayerful caution. Reader Jane MacIlshenaich in her comment informed us that the Shipley edition is a Protestant version that omits references to the Blessed Mother and Purgatory.)
  94. Priest and parson; or, Let us be one, by Fogarty, James Henry. (New York: Christian Press Association, 1908). With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive (Contribited by Kelly Library, University of Toronto).
  95. “Primacy and Collegiality in the Works of Joseph Ratzinger”, by Richard G. DeClue, Communio: International Catholic Review, Vol. 35.4 (Winter 2008): pp. 642-670. Available in pdf format (through this page) at Communio: International Catholic Review.
  96. The Primacy of the Apostolic See Vindicated, by Francis Patrick Kenrick (Baltimore: J. Murphy, 1875). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library (Digitizing sponsor: National Institute for Newman Studies, Book contributor: Saint Mary’s College of California).
  97. The Primacy of the Successor of Peter in the Mystery of the Church: Reflections of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, (from L’Osservatore Romano, Weekly Edition in English, 18 November 1998, page 5-6). May be read online at EWTN Library and Catholic Information Network.
  98. A Primer of Peace & War: Principles of International Morality, edited for the Catholic Social Guild by Charles D. Plater, S.J. (London: P.S. King & Son; New York: P.J. Kenedy & Sons, 1915). Available in multiple formats atInternet Archive and Open Library.
  99. The Primitive Church and the See of Peter, by Luke Rivington, with an Introduction by the Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster (London: Longmans, Green, 1894). With Imprimatur. Available in various formats at Open Library and Internet Archive , with a second copy at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  100. The Principles of Christian Apologetics: an exposition of the Intellectual Basis of the Christian religion, specially written for senior students, by Thomas Joseph Walshe (London, New York [etc.] Longmans, Green and co, 1919). With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  101. Principles of Sacred Eloquence, by John Placid Conway, O.P. (New York: Joseph F. Wagner, 1904). With Imprimatur. May be read online, and available in pdf, epub, djvu, txt, daisy, and kindle/mobi formats, at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a second copy at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  102. Principles of the Just War Theory and The Value of Nonviolence (Excerpts from the 1983 peace pastoral of the US Catholic Bishops). Available in PDF format at the Archdiocese of Chicago.
  103. The Prisoners of the King: Thoughts on the Catholic Doctrine of Purgatory, by Henry James Coleridge, S.J. (London: Burns and Oates, 1889). May be read online, and available in mobi, epub, pdf, and other formats, at Internet Archive; and available in pdf format at Forgotten Books (some pages may be accessed only by members). The 1884 edition is also available at Internet Archive.
  104. Profession of Faith and the Oath of Fidelity on Assuming an Office to be Exercised in the Name of the Church, by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.  May be read online at the EWTN Library, which notes: “As conforming to Pope John Paul II’s Apostolic Letter Motu Proprio Ad Tuendam Fidem, this Profession of Faith and Oath of Fidelity supercedes the Profession and Oath of 1989”. The Doctrinal Commentary on the Concluding Formula of the Professio Fidei, by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, may be read online at EWTN Library, which states “This commentary was issued coincident with the promulgation of “Ad tuendam fidem” by Pope John Paul II, modifying the Oriental and Latin codes of canon law.”
  105. A Program for a Christian Social Order: The Organic Democracy of René de La Tour du Pin, Doctoral Dissertation by Joseph F.X. Sladky, Ph.D. (Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America, 2012). 474/483 pages. Available in PDF format on this page of the WRLC Digital Repository.
  106. The Prophecies and Revelations of Saint Bridget (Birgitta) of Sweden. Available in PDF format and in RTF format, and may be read online, at Saints’ Books.
  107. Proslogium and Monologium by St. Anselm of Canterbury. May be downloaded in PDF format through the Saints’ Books index,
  108. Proslogium, or Discourse on the Existence of God, by St. Anselm (c. 1078). Available on Medieval Sourcebook.
  109. “Protecting Religious Liberty in the State Marriage Debate”, by Ryan T. Anderson, Ph.D. and Leslie Ford, in Backgrounder No. 2891, April 10, 2014, which may be read online at the Heritage Foundation, and is available in PDF format at Amazon Web Services.
  110. The Protoevangelium of James: The Birth of Mary the Holy Mother of God, and Very Glorious Mother of Jesus Christ (ca. A.D. 125). May be read online at New Adventand Fish Eaters. Its role as historic evidence of early Christian teaching on the perpetual virginity of the Blessed Mother is discussed on Catholic Answers. [N.B., While it has many other useful materials, certain texts on the Fish Eaters site have an extremely negative view of the Second Vatican Council, which may require correction with the hermeneutic of continuity. Please approach materials at the website with caution.]
  111. Providence, by Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, O.P. Available at [LINK(S) REMOVED motu proprio PENDING COPYRIGHT CHECK]
  112. Psychology, in 4 volumes, by Antonio Rosmini-Serbati, with a Foreword by Denis Cleary and Terence Watson (1999). May be read online through this page at Rosmini in English: Foreword; Volume I, Essence of the Human Soul; Volume II, Development of the Human Soul; Volume III, Laws of Animality; Volume IV, Opinions about the Human Soul.
  113. “The Psychopathology of “Sex Reassignment” Surgery: Assessing Its Medical, Psychological, and Ethical Appropriateness”, by Richard P. Fitzgibbons, M.D., Philip M. Sutton, and Dale O’Leary. National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, pp. 97-125 (Spring 2009). Available in PDF format on this page of the Courage Community.
  114. “Public Policy Recommendations Concerning Prenatal Adoption of Frozen Embryos in Light of Fetal Microchimerism”, by D. Brian Scarnecchia, Ave Maria Law Review, Vol. 11, No. 2 (Spring 2013): pp. 263-297. Available in pdf format (here) at the Ave Maria Law Review.

  115. Purgatory; Illustrated by the Lives and Legends of the Saints, by Rev. Francis Xavier Schouppe, S.J. (d. 1904), with notes by Father W.H. Kent, O.S.C. (d. 1912) (London: Burns, Oates & Washbourne, 1920). With 1893 Imprimatur. May be read online, and available in various formats (PDF, epub, txt, Kindle/mobi, djvu, and Daisy) at Internet Archive.
  116. The Purpose of Christian Mortification, by Cardinal Mercier. Available in PDF format on this page of Catholic Pamphlets.net.
  117. The Purpose of the Papacy, by Bishop John S. Vaughan (London: Sands & Co.; St. Louis, Mo., U.S.A.: B. Herder, 1910). Available in various formats at Project Gutenberg, ManyBooks.net, and Internet Archive.
  118. Put on the Armor: A Manual for Spiritual Warfare, with Paul Thigpen, Ph.D., hosted by Kris McGregor (produced by Discerning Hearts and TAN Books). Consisting of 16 podcasts (mp3 audio), 3 of which may also be viewed as video. May be accessed (through this page) at Discerning Hearts.
  119. Quaerit Semper: Apostolic Letter in the Form of ‘Motu Proprio’, by Pope Benedict XVI (August 30, 2011). Available at the Holy See, which states that with this document, “the Apostolic Constitution Pastor Bonus is amended and certain competences transferred from the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments to the new Office set up at the Tribunal of the Roman Rota for processes of dispensation from ratified and non-consummated marriage and for cases concerning the nullity of sacred ordination.”
  120. Quaestiones Quodlibetales (Miscellaneous Questions), by Saint Thomas Aquinas. Quodlibet I (about God, both with regard to divine nature and the human nature assumed) and Quodlibet II (concerning Christ, angels, and men), translated by Sandra Edwards, from Mediaeval Sources in Translation, 27 (Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 1983). Portions of Quodlibets III, V, IX translated by Professor Alfred J. Freddoso, and Jason Lewis Andrew West. The English translation may be read on this page, and the Latin-English parallel text may be read on this page, from the collection of St. Thomas Aquinas’ Works in English at the Dominican House of Studies – Priory of the Immaculate Conception. Quodlibet 3.4.2 (Whether those listening to different teachers of Theology who have contrary opinions are excused from sin if they follow the false opinions of their teachers) may also be read on this page of the webpage of Professor Alfred J. Freddoso.
  121. Quas Primas: Encyclical on the Feast of Christ the King, by Pope Pius XI (December 11, 1925). May be read online at New Advent (transcribed by Paul Halsall).
  122. Queen Isabella of Spain, by William Thomas Walsh (Sheed & Ward, 1931). Available at Internet Archive. [N.B., The book was critiqued by Dr. Cecil Roth in “Jews, Conversos, and the Blood-Accusation in Fifteenth-Century Spain”, to which Mr. Walsh responded in his “Reply to Dr. Cecil Roth”. Both articles were published in The Dublin Review: A Quarterly and Critical Journal (London: Burns, Oates and Washbourne, Ltd., October 1932), on pp. 219-231 and pp. 232-252, respectively. Please note that both the critique and reply are carried by a website that is characterized by rabid anti-Semitism. Readers are warned against reading any other texts on the website.]
  123. “A Question of Judgement: Dr. Alojzije Stepinac and the Jews”, by Esther Gitman, Review of Croatian History, Vol.II, No.1 (January 2007): pp. 47-72. Available in PDF format (on this page) through Hrcak: Portal of Scientific Journals of Crotia. [This article by a Jewish historian on the Holocaust corrects popular “black legends” fomented by the Yugoslav Communist regime, based on records that were uncovered after the fall of Communist rule.]
  124. The Question of Miracles, by George Hayward Joyce (St, Louis, Mo.: B. Herder; London: Manresa, 1914). Catholic Library series #13. With Imprimatur. Available in PDF format at Internet Archive.
  125. Quick Ten-Step Refutation of Sola Scriptura, by Dave Armstrong. Available in PDF, Kindle and EPUB formats at Internet Archive (Creative Commons license: Public Domain Mark 1.0) and may be read on Catholic Online. NB, The Internet Archive text appears to be compiled from essays by Dave Armstrong, beginning with this page, which were published at This Rock magazine.
  126. The Quiet Revolution, a Study of the Antigonish Movement: SLID research tracts #4, by Harold Lewack (New York, Student League for Industrial Democracy, 1955). Available in PDF, Full Text, and DJVu formats at Internet Archive.

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  1. The Raccolta or Collection of Indulgenced Prayers & Good Works, translated by Ambrose St John of the Oratory of St Philip Neri, Birmingham (London: Burns & Oates; New York, Chicago, Cincinnati Benziger Bros, 1910). With Imprimatur. May be downloaded in PDF format through the Saints’ Books index. May also be read online or downloaded in various formats (PDF, EPUB, Kindle, Daisy, Full Text DjVu) at Internet Archive and Open Library (Digitizing sponsor: MSN, Book contributor: Kelly Library, University of Toronto).
  2. The Rambler: a Catholic journal and review of home and foreign literature, politics, science, music, and the fine art, Volume 6 (London: Burns and Lambert, 1850). Available at Internet Archive. (Digitizing sponsor: MSN, Book contributor: Kelly Library, University of Toronto ) [N.B. The index page states the copyright date to be 1848, but the title page says MDCCCL, i.e, 1850]
  3. The Range of Reason, by Jacques Maritain. May be read online at the online on this page of the Jacques Maritain Center (“Copyright by the Jacques Maritain Center, University of Notre Dame. All rights reserved”).
  4. Rational religion, 2nd ed., by John Conway (Milwaukee: Hoffmann Brothers 1890). Available at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  5. Reality: A Synthesis Of Thomistic Thought, by Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, O.P. Available at [LINK(S) REMOVED motu proprio PENDING COPYRIGHT CHECK]
  6. The real presence of the body and blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Blessed Eucharist: proved from Scripture in eight lectures, by Nicholas Patrick Wiseman (New York : P. O’Shea, [1870?]). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library (Digitizing sponsor: MSN, Book contributor: Kelly Library, University of Toronto).
  7. Reappearance of the Classic: Liturgy Reform of the Roman Catholic Mass from Latin to Chinese in Hong Kong (Postgraduate Thesis/ Dissertation), by Tong Daicie 湯迪斯 (Pokfulam, Hong Kong: University of Hong Kong, 2007). Available in PDF format at the HKU Scholars’ Hub through this index page. Also available at ResearchGate.
  8. Reasonableness of Catholic Ceremonies and Practices, by John J. Burke (New York: Benziger Brothers, 1909). With Imprimatur. Available on Project Gutenberg and in even more formats at Many Books.net.
  9. “Recent Proposals for the Pastoral Care of the Divorced and Remarried: A Theological Assessment”, by John Corbett, O.P., Dominic Legge, O.P., Andrew Hofer, O.P., Kurt Martens, Paul J. Keller, O.P., Thomas Petri, O.P., Dominic Langevin, O.P., Thomas Joseph White, O.P., Nova et Vetera, English Edition, Vol. 12, No. 3 (2014): 601-630. Available in PDF format on this page of Nova et Vetera. [Brief summaries of the text are online at the Hermeneutic of Continuity and the Order of Preachers.]
  10. Recent Research in Plainsong: a paper read to the members of the Plainsong and Mediæval Music Society, by Henry Bremridge Briggs (London: Vincent, 1898). Available at Open Library and Internet Archive. (N.B., The book has no Imprimatur, but the work has no apparent heterodoxy and the topic relates to the Church. The author is possibly a High Church Anglican and cites the musical research of the Benedictines of Solesmes.)
  11. Reclaiming Tarot, by Thomas L. McDonald (3-24 July 2013). A treatise in 8 parts: “Reclaiming Tarot”, “The Real History of Tarot”, “On Divination”, “The Bishop’s Dice Game”, The Fake History of Tarot, “The Meaning of the Cards”, “Playing Tarot”, and “Meditations on the Tarot”. Available at God and the Machine. [This series of blog posts shows that Tarot, before it was hijacked by occultist (and false) historiography, was a game without occult connotations that was founded on Christian concepts and even served as an aid for spiritual reflection. A critique of the text may be found at the The Pre-Gebelin History of Tarot. Please read with caution, because although the text itself is orthodox, it may be misunderstood because of Tarot’s popular occult associations.]
  12. Redemptionis Donum: Apostolic Exhortation to Men and Women Religious on their Consecration in the Light of the Mystery of the Redemption, by Pope St. John Paul II (25 March 1984). May be read online on this page of the website of the Holy See.
  13. Reflection and Study Guide for Educators: Corporal Works of Mercy (Maryknoll, N.Y.: Maryknoll Productions). 8 pages. Available in PDF format at Orbis Books.
  14. “Reflections on Communism Twenty Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall”, by Paul Hollander (Development Policy Analysis No. 11, November 2, 2009) (Washingto, D.C.: Cato Institute, 2009). Available in pdf format (on this page) at the Cato Institute.
  15. Relaçaõ da Conversaõ do r. Senhor Joaõ Thayer, Pouco ha Ministro Protestante em Boston na America do Norte, Escrita por Elle Mesmo (Lisboa: Na Offic. Patr. de Francisco Luiz Ameno, 1788). Português e Inglês em páginas opostas. Disponível em Internet Archive e Open Library.
  16. “Relativism, Truth, and Faith,” by Msgr. Ángel Rodríguez Luño, Romana, No. 42 (January – June 2006): p. 150. [N.B., Romana is the Bulletin of the Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei.] Available in pdf format (on this page) of Romana (linked from this page of Etica e Politica.)

  17. Religio Viatoris, 3rd edition, by Henry Edward Manning (London: Burns and Oates; New York: Catholic Publication Society, 1888). In English, The Religion of the Traveller. According to Cardinal Manning, it sets down, “in fewest words, the reasons for what I believe.” Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  18. Religious Art in France, XIII Century; A Study in Mediaeval Iconography and Its Sources of Inspiration, by Emile Mâle, translated from the 3rd edition by Dora Nussey (London, J. M. Dent & sons, ltd.; New York, E. P. Dutton & Co., 1913). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library with a second copy at Internet Archive and Open Library. A portion of the preface is reproduced at EWTN Library. [N.B., Requires sufficient theological formation. While it is an excellent guide to Christian symbolism, it makes inaccurate statements on certain teachings of the Church, particularly on grace and on the Assumption.] [N.B.2, The book has been reprinted by Dover as Religious Art in France of the Thirteenth Century and by Harper and Row as The Gothic Image: Religious Art in France of the Thirteenth Century.]
  19. “Religious Freedom and the Confessional State: The Twentieth-Century Discussion”, by Joseph A. Komonchak. Published as “Religious Freedom and the Confessional State: The Twentieth-Century Discussion,” Revue d’Histoire Ecclésiastique 95 (2000) 634-50. Available in PDF format at In Verbo Veritatis.
  20. Religious Freedom in the World Report – 2016, by John Pontifex, editor-in-chief, with a Foreword by Father Jacques Mourad (Surrey: Aid to the Church in Need, 2016) published on 24 November 2016). Available through this pageof Religious Freedom in the World Report – 2016, with the Executive Summary on this page. Published by Aid to the Church in Need – United Kingdom.
  21. “Religious Freedom, Persecution of the Church, and Martyrdom”, by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States. Address delivered at the University of Notre Dame, 4 November 2012. Available in PDF format on this page of the Institute for Church Life, Notre Dame University.
  22. The Religious Mission of the Irish People and Catholic Colonization, 5thedition, by John Lancaster Spalding (New York: Catholic Publication Society, 1880). May be read online or downloaded in multiple formats at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a 2nd copy at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  23. The Religious State: a Digest of the Doctrine of Suarez, Contained in his Treatise “De Statu Religionis”, by William Humphrey, 1839-1910; based on the work by Francisco Suarez, 1548-1617; (London : Burns and Oates, 1884). Volume I available on Open Library and Internet Archive (Book contributor: Kelly Library, University of Toronto). Volume II available on Open Library and Internet Archive (Book contributor: Kelly Library, University of Toronto). Volume III available on Open Library and Internet Archive (Digitizing sponsor: MSN; Book contributor: Regis College Library, University of Toronto).
  24. The Religious State: Together with a Short Treatise on the Vocation to the Priesthood, 2nd edition, translated from the Italian of St. Alphonsus De Liguori, edited by Rev. Eugene Grimm, C.Ss.R. (New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers, 1889). Available in various formats at Internet Archive and Forgotten Books; and may be read online (on this page) at Hathi Trust.
  25. “A Renewed Church in Asia: A Mission of Love and Service to Migrant Workers and Refugees in the Third Millennium”, by Jigger S. Latoza. Available in PDF format (on this page) of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences.
  26. A Reply to the Rev. Dr. Turton’s “Roman Catholic doctrine of the Eucharist considered,” Philalethes Cantabrigiensis, the British critic, and the Church of England quarterly review, by Nicholas Patrick Wiseman (London: C. Dolman, 1839). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library (Digitizing sponsor: National Institute for Newman Studies, Book contributor: Saint Mary’s College of California).
  27. “Resistance and Fidelity to the Church in Times of Crisis”, by Professor Roberto de Mattei. From a conference given in Florence, October 2, 2016. May be read online on this page of Rorate Coeli (linked to by The Parish of Blessed John henry Newman) and at The Poor Knights of Christ in Ireland and the UK.
  28. Respecting and Honouring Our Elderly Parents (A Catholic Guide to Family Happiness: The Thirteenth in a Series on Family Happiness: Chapter Fifteen, Honouring Our Elderly Parents), edited by ‘Francis X. J. W.’ Australian Catholic Truth Society No. 1807a (1986, revised 1996). May be read online, and available in PDF format, at Catholic Truth Society Pamphlets.
  29. Responses to Certain Questions of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Concerning Artificial Nutrition and Hydration, by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (August 1, 2007). With a Commentary from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Available at Priests for Life.
  30. Responses to Some Questions Regarding Certain Aspects of the Doctrine on the Church, by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, June 29, 2007. May be read online at the Holy See and at Catholic Eternal Truth.
  31. Responsibility, Rehabilitation, and Restoration: A Catholic Perspective on Crime and Criminal Justice, A Statement of the Catholic Bishops of the United States, November 15, 2000. Available on the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
  32. The Restoration of the Guild System, by Arthur J. Penty (London: Swan Sonnenschein and Co., 1906). Available in PDF format at the Aquinas Site. [Warning: The text is carried on what appears to be a schismatic (sedevacantist) website. Please avoid reading other materials on the website.]
  33. A Retreat for Women in Business: in fourteen conferences, by the Rev.  J. A. McMullan, C.SS.R. (New York : J.F. Wagner, 1916). With Imprimatur. Available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  34. “Retrieving a Catholic Tradition of Subjective Natural Rights from the Late Scholastic Francisco Suárez, S.J.”, by Steven J. Brust, Ph.D. Ave Maria Law Review, Vol. 10, Issue 2 (Spring 2012). Available in pdf format through the index of issues at Ave Maria Law Review.
  35. A Retrospect of Fifty Years, by James Gibbons. Available at Internet Archive: Volume 1 and Volume 2.
  36. The Return of the King: Discourses on the Latter Days, by Henry James Coleridge, S.J. (London: Burns and Oates, 1915). May be read online, and available in various formats (pdf, epub, kindle/mobi, etc.) at Internet Archive.  The 1894 edition is also available at Internet Archive, and the 1883 edition at Internet Archive.
  37. Revealed Religion, from the “Apologie des Christenthums” of Professor Franz Hettinger, edited with an Introduction on the Assent of Faith by Henry Sebastian Bowden of the Oratory (London: Burns & Oates, 1895). With Imprimatur. Available at Google Books. Also available in various formats (pdf, epub, kindle/mobi, etc.) at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a second copy at Internet Archive, and a third copy at Internet Archive and Open Library. Another imprint (New York, Cincinnati: Fr. Pustet & Co., 1895), with Imprimatur, is available in pdf format at the University of Toronto Libraries. [N.B., The book contains: an Introduction on the Assent of Faith; chapters on the Possibility of Revelation, the Necessity of Revelation, Miracles and Prophecy, the Credibility of the Gospels, the Divinity of Christ, Prophecy and Fulfilment, and Christ and Christianity; and an appendix on the Tubingen Theory.]
  38. Revelation and Creeds, by J. M’Intyre, D.D (London, Edinburgh: Sands; St. Louis, Mo.: B. Herder 1907). With Imprimi Potest. Part of the Westminster Lectures (Third Series), edited by the Rev. Francis Aveling. Available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  39. Revolution and Counter-Revolution, by Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira (Hanover, PA: The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP), 2002). May be read online and available in PDF format at The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property; also available in PDF format at Plinio Correa de Oliveria; and may be read online and available in PDF format at Revolution and Counter-Revolution Online. The 1993 edition may be read online at IntraText.
  40. Rich in Mercy: A Retranslation of Pope John Paul II’s Encyclical Rich in Mercy (Dives in Misericordia), by Rev. George W. Kosicki, C.S.B. (2002). May be read online at Christendom Awake: Part 1 and Part 2 here.
  41. The Right to Life of the Unborn Child: a Controversy between Professor Hector Treub, M.D., Reverend R. van Oppenraay, D.D., S.J., Professor Th. M. Vlaming, M.D.: with an Appendix on a New Method of Operating, Ejecting the Fetus Alive, translated by C. Van der Donckt (New York: J. F. Wagner, 1903). Available on Open Library and Internet Archive (Digitizing sponsor: MSN; Book contributor: Robarts Library of Humanities & Social Sciences, University of Toronto). According to Open Library, it contains the following essays: “Medical abortion and the church”, by Hector Treub; “Reply to Prof. H. Treub,” by R. van Oppenraay; “Prof. H. Treub as penal legislator,” by Th. M. Vlaming; and “The right to life of the unborn child”, H. Treub; and “Narrowness or wholesome consistency,” by Th. M. Vlaming.
  42. Rights By Stealth: The Role of UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies in the Campaign for an International Right to Abortion(White Paper Number Eight), byDouglas A. Sylva, Ph.D. and Susan Yoshihara, Ph.D. (New York: International Organizations Research Group, 2007, 2009). 72 pages Permission to reprint granted by the National Catholic Bioethics Center. Available in PDF format at the Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute (C-FAM).
  43. Rimski Katolik, Volume 4, edited by Dr. Anton Mahnic (1892). Slovenian language. May be read online, and available in pdf, epub, djvu, kindle/mobi, Daisy, and text format at Internet Archive.
  44. The Risk of Faith, by Father Dwight Longenecker (New Haven, CT: Knights of Columbus Supreme Council, 2008). With Imprimi Potest. Part of the Veritas Series “Proclaiming the Faith in the Third Millennium” (general editor, Father Juan-Diego Brunetta, O.P.).  Available in PDF format (here) at the Catholic Information Service of the Knights of Columbus Supreme Council.
  45. The Rite of Divine Mysteries, according to the practice of the Church of the East of the Chaldeans and Assyrians: Approved Text of the Liturgical Renewal [in English]. Available at Internet Archive, which describes it as “The Rite of Divine Mistery [sic] [of the] Chaldean Catholic Church”.
  46. The Rite of Excommunication as Contained in the Medieval Roman Pontifical, by Jan Józef Janicki. 9 pages.Available in PDF format on this page of the Uniwersytet Papieski Jana Pawla II w Krakowie (Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow). [N.B., In the title, ‘contained’ is misspelled as ‘containted’.]
  47. The Rite of the Divine Mysteries of the Church of the East of the Chaldaeans and Assyrians: Approved Text of the Liturgical Renewal (2007). Available at Internet Archive [Provides the Ordinary of the Mass in the Chaldaean Catholic Rite, in English and Syriac].
  48. The Ritual of the New Testament: An Essay on the Principles and Origin of Catholic Ritual in Reference to the New Testament, 3rd edition, by Rev. T.E. Bridgett, C.Ss.R. (London, Burns and Oates; New York: Catholic Publication Society, 1887). With Imprimatur. Available in pdf, epub, mobi/kindle, etc. formats at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a 2nd copy at Internet Archive, Open Library and Open Library, and a 3rd copy at Internet Archive. Also available at Google Books, at Google Books, at HathiTrust Digital Library, and (with some pages reserved for members) at Forgotten Books.
  49. Robert Browning and His World: The Private Face (1812-1861), by Maisie Ward (New York, Chicago, San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1855). Available in various formats at Internet Archive.
  50. The Role of the Laity in the Roman Catholic Church: The ‘Samba’ Group as an Example of the Laity Carrying Out Diakonia in the Catholic Diocese of Kumbo in Cameroon (Master’s Thesis), by Mbilam Jumbam Samson, VID Specalised University, June 1, 2016. Available in pdf format (on this page) at BIBSYS Brage.
  51. The Roman Missal adapted to the use of the laity from the Missale Romanum, as corrected under a decree of the Tridentine Council, issued by command of Pope St. Pius V., revised by subsequent popes, and reformed by authority of Pope Pius X. 21st ed., with appendices for English-speaking countries, the Roman, Benedictine, Servite, and Jesuit clergy, and a collection of prayers (Toronto [Ont.]: W.E. Blake, 1913). Available at Open Library.
  52. The Roman Primacy, A.D. 430-451, by Rev. Luke Rivington (London, New York, Bombay: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1899). With Imprimatur. May be read online, and available in various formats (pdf, epub, mobi/kindle,  djvu, text, etc.) at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a second copy at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  53. “Romano Guardini’s Theology of the Human Person”, by Robert A. Krieg, C.S.C. Theological Studies 59 (1998). Available in PDF format at Theological Studies.
  54. Rome and the Revolution: a Sermon, by Henry Edward Manning (London: Longmans, Green, 1867). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  55. Rome or Reason, A series of articles contributed to the North American review. Only complete and authorized ed. by Cardinal Manning and Col. Robert G. Ingersoll. Also the following articles: Is divorce wrong? A discussion. General introduction, Rev. S.W. Dike, LL.D. The Roman Catholic view, Cardinal Gibbons. An Episcopalian view, Bishop Henry C. Potter. An agnostic view, Col. Robert G. Ingersoll. (New York: C.P. Farrell, 1898). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  56. The Roots of the Reformation, by Karl Adam, translated by Cecily Hastings (New York: Canterbury Books; Sheed and Ward Inc.). With 1951 Imprimatur. Available on [LINK(S) REMOVED motu proprio PENDING COPYRIGHT CHECK]
  57. Rosa Mystica: The 15 Mysteries of the Most Holy Rosary and Other Joys, Sorrows and Glories of Mary: illustrated with copies of the rosary frescoes of Giovanni di San Giovanni and other artists, by Kenelm Digby Best (London: R. & T. Washbourne; St. Louis, Mo : B. Herder, 1904). Available in various formats at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  58. Rosarium Virginis Mariae: Apostolic letter On the Most Holy Rosary, by Pope John Paul II, (October 16, 2002). May be read online at the Holy See and the Holy Rosary. A commentary by Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke may be read online at Marian Catechist Apostolate and may be downloaded in PDF format.
  59. The Rubrics of the Missale Romanum 1962, translated into English by Rev. Dennis M. Duvelius (Chicago: Biretta Books, 2007). Available at Sancta Missa.
  60. A Rule of Life: For Daily Christian Living, by Michael Woodgate. May be downloaded in PDF format through the Catholic Truth Society, which states that it provides “Suggestions on how to live a Christian life amidst the business of every day”.
  61. The Rule of St. Benedict – Latin and English Edition. May be downloaded in PDF format through the Saints’ Books index.
  62. Rule of St. Benedict: a commentary by the Right Rev. Dom Paul Delatte, Abbot of Solesmes and Superior-General of the Congregation of the Benedictines in France, translated by Dom Justin McCann, monk of Ampleforth (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne, 1921). With Imprimatur. Available in various formats at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  63. The Rule of the Mother of God: Praying the Rosary in Eastern Catholic Churches, by Michael Plishka. Available in PDF format on this page.
  64. Rules for Mental Prayer, by Jerome of Molfetta (Girolamo da Molfetta), translated by Brother Patrick Colbourne, OFM Cap (2012). With introduction and footnotes by Costanzo Cargnoni, OFM Cap. 12 pages Available in PDF format through this page of Capuchin Beginnings.
  65. Russia and the Universal Church, by Vladimir Solovyev, translated by Herbert Rees (London: The Centenary Press, 1948). Available in PDF format at The Aquinas Catholic Site. [N.B., This ebook appears to be hosted on the website of a group that is Sedevacantist (rejecting the teaching authority of the Church from the 2nd Vatican Council onwards). While the website contains many valuable materials on it ebooks page, please sift them with prayerful caution.]

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  1. S. Peter, Bishop of Rome, or, The Roman Episcopate of the Prince of the Apostles: proved from the Fathers, history, and archaeology, and illustrated by arguments from other sources, by Rev. T. Livius, C.Ss.R. (London: Burns & Oates; New York: Catholic Publication Society, 1888). With Imprimatur. Available in various formats at Open Library and Internet Archive, which states that it is co-authored by Thomas Stiverd Livius.
  2. The Sacrament of Catholic Action, by Daniel A. Lord S. J. Available in PDF format on this page of Catholic Pamphlets.net. [N.B., This 13-page tract discusses the meaning of the sacrament of confirmation/chrismation and the power and mission in confers on Christians.]
  3. The Sacraments explained according to the teaching and doctrine of the Catholic Church: with an introductory treatise on grace, by Arthur Devine (London: R. & T. Washbourn, 1918). With Imprimatur. Available at Open Library and Internet Archive (Digitizing sponsor: MSN, Book contributor: Kelly Library, University of Toronto).
  4. Sacred Architecture, Volume 1 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, Fall 1998). May be read online and downloaded in PDF format at the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Among other materials, includes the commentary “Change and Eternity” by Piotr Choynowski.
  5. Sacred Architecture, Volume 2 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, Summer 1999). May be read online and downloaded in PDF format at the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Among other materials, includes the commentary “The Purpose of a Church” by Peter Grant and thereview by Michael R. Carey of the book The Beauty of Holiness and the Holiness of Beauty:  Art, Sanctity & the Truth of Catholicismby John Saward.
  6. Sacred Architecture, Volume 3 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, Winter 2000). May be read online and downloaded in PDF format at the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Among other materials, includes the commentary “Architecture and the Mystery of the Incarnation” by Peter M.J. Stravinskas and the article “Symbols in Sacred Architecture and Iconongraphy” by Camilian Demetrescu.
  7. Sacred Architecture, Volume 4 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, Fall 2000). May be read online and downloaded in PDF format at the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Among other materials, includes the commentary “On Beauty” by Ralph McInerny and the review by Christopher Carstens of the book The Renovation Manipulation:  The Church Counter-Renovation Handbook by Michael S. Rose.
  8. Sacred Architecture, Volume 5 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, Spring 2001). May be read online and downloaded in PDF format at the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Among other materials, includes the articles “A Vast, Immeasurable Sanctuary: Iconography for Churches” by David T. Mayernik and “Faith-Based Land Use Planning” byJames M. Thunder.
  9. Sacred Architecture, Volume 6 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, Spring 2002). May be read online and downloaded in PDF format at the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Among other materials, includes the articles “Relativism by Any Other Name” by Moyra Doorly and “The Future of Restoration & Renewal” by Michael S. Rose.
  10. Sacred Architecture, Volume 7 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, Fall/Winter 2003). May be read online and downloaded in PDF format at the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Among other materials, includes the articles “Sacred Scripture and Tradition” by Jamie Hottovy and “The Sacramental Space of the Celebration” by Jean Corbon.
  11. Sacred Architecture, Volume 8 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, 2003). May be read online and downloaded in PDF format at the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Among other materials, includes the articles “House Chapels: An Expression of Catholic Identity” by William J. Turner and “The Anatomy of Sacred Art” by Anthony Visco.
  12. Sacred Architecture, Volume 9 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, 2004). May be read online and downloaded in PDF format at the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Among other materials, includes the address “Highlights of the Liturgical Renewal Initiated by Sacrosanctum Concilium” by Francis Cardinal Arinze and the article “A Last Long Look at American Sacred Architecture” by Ethan Anthony.
  13. Sacred Architecture, Volume 10 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, 2005). May be read online and downloaded in PDF format at the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Among other materials, includes the essay “Sacred Places: The Significance of the Church Building” by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict XVI) and the article “The Eschatological Dimension of Church Architecture” by Helen Dietz.
  14. Sacred Architecture, Volume 11 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, Spring 2006). May be read online at the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Among other materials, includes the essay “Sacred Places: The Altar and the Direction of Liturgical Prayer” by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict XVI) and the article “The Beauty of Faith: Sacred Architecture and Catechesis” by Jem Sullivan.
  15. Sacred Architecture, Volume 12 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, Fall/Winter 2006). May be read online at the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Among other materials, includes the essay “The Reservation of the Blessed Sacrament” by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict XVI) and the review by Anne Husted Burleigh of the book A Benediction of Place: Historic Catholic Sacred Sites of Kentucky and Southern Indiana by Clyde F. Crews.
  16. Sacred Architecture, Volume 13 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, 2007). May be read online at the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Among other materials, includes excerpts from the Apostolic Exhortation Sacramentum Caritatis by Pope Benedict XVI and the article “Don’t Blame Vatican II” by Randall Smith.
  17. Sacred Architecture, Volume 14 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, Fall 2008). May be read online at the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Among other materials, includes the homily “The Joy Born of Faith” by Pope Benedict XVI, the article “The Living Heart of Our Churches” by Giles R. Dimock, and the review by Roderick O’Donnell of the book A Glimpse of Heaven:  Catholic Churches of England and Wales by Christopher Martin.
  18. Sacred Architecture, Volume 15 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, Spring 2009). May be read online on this page of the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Among other materials, includes the discourse “All Great Works of Art are an Epiphany of God” from Pope Benedict XVI’s Dialogue in Bressanone, and the articles “Bearers of the Heavenly Jerusalem: Vatican II and Development in Church Architecture” by Denis McNamara and “Tamquam Cor in Pectore: The Eucharistic Tabernacle Before and After the Council of Trent” by Uwe Michael Lang.
  19. Sacred Architecture, Volume 16 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, Fall 2009). May be read online at the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Among other materials, includes the homily “Seeking the Light of True Faith” by Pope Benedict XVI, the article “The Luminosity of Peruvian Churches” by Hans S. B. Roegele, and the review by Michael Morris, O.P. of the book The Art of the Sublime: Principles of Christian Art and Architecture by Roger Homan.
  20. Sacred Architecture, Volume 17 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, Spring 2010). May be read online at the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Among other materials, includes the address to artists by Pope Benedict XVI, the instruction on ecclesiastic art and feast days by the Maronite Patriarchate of Antioch, the article “Retro Tablum: The Origins and Role of the Altarpiece in the Liturgy” by Daniel P. DeGreve, and the review by Riccardo Vicenzino of the book Catholic Church Architecture and the Spirit of the Liturgy by Dr. Denis McNamara.
  21. Sacred Architecture, Volume 18 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, Fall 2010). May be read online at the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Among other materials, includes the article “Authentic Urbanism and the Neighborhood Church” by Craig S. Lewis and the review by Christopher Burgwald of the book The Beauty of Faith: How Christian Art Reveals the Good News by Jem Sullivan.
  22. Sacred Architecture, Volume 19 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, Spring 2011). May be read online at the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Among other materials, includes the homily of Pope Benedict XVI for the dedication of Sagrada Familia, and the articles “Louis Bouyer and Church Architecture” by Uwe Michael Lang and “Barcelona Catechism” by Pablo Alvarez Funes.
  23. Sacred Architecture, Volume 20 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, Fall 2011). May be read online at the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Among other materials, includes the address “The Splendor of Truth, the Beauty of Love” of Pope Benedict XVI for the dedication of Sagrada Familia, and the article “The Perennial Value of the Traditional Confessional” by John J. Coughlin, OFM.
  24. Sacred Architecture, Volume 21 (Institute for Sacred Architecture, Spring 2012). May be read online at the Institute for Sacred Architecture. Includes the address “Uplifting our Gaze and Spirit: Art and Prayer” by Pope Benedict XVI and the articles “A Decade of New Classicism: The Flowering of Traditional Church Architecture” by Denis McNamara and “Living Stone: The Beauty of the Liturgical Altar” by Randy L. Stice.
  25. Sacred eloquence, or, The theory and practice of preaching, by Thomas J. Potter (New York: Frederick Pustet & Co., 1891). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library (Digitizing sponsor: MSN, Book contributor: Kelly Library, University of Toronto)
  26. Sacred Rhetoric; or, The Art of Rhetoric as Applied to the Preaching of the Word of God, by the author of “Programmes of Sermons and Instructions” (New York: Benziger Brothers, 1881). May be read online, and available in pdf, epub, djvu, kindle/mobi, Daisy, and txt formats, at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  27. Les Sacrés-Coeurs et le Vénérable Jean Eudes, Premier Apôtre de Leur Culte, par le R. P. Ange Le Doré (Paris: Lamulle & Poisson, 1891). Avec Imprimatur. La Premiere Partie est disponible dans Internet Archive. La Deuxieme Partie et disponible dans Internet Archive.
  28. Sacri Canones: Apostolic Constitution by Pope John Paul II, October 18, 1990. Available at Internet Archive (Creative Commons license: Public Domain Mark 1.0), which states: “The Apostolic Constitution “Sacri Canones”, issued October 18, 1990 by Pope John Paul II as he promulgated the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches (CCEO), the canon law in force for Eastern Catholics… Also included is an English translation of the Latin preface to the Eastern Code of Canons”.
  29. Saint Athanasius: The Father of Orthodoxy, by Frances Alice Forbes (London: R. & T. Washbourne, Limited, 1919). With Imprimatur. Part of the series Standard-bearers of the Faith: A Series of Lives of the Saints for Young and Old. Available in many formats at Manybooks , in fewer formats at Project Gutenberg , and in epub, fulltext and kindle formats at Internet Archive.
  30. Saint Benedict, by Frances Alice Forbes (New York, P.J. Kenedy and Sons, 1921). With Imprimatur. Part of the series Standard-bearers of the Faith: A Series of Lives of the Saints for Young and Old.  (1921). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  31. Saint Camillus de Lellis: Founder of the Clerics Regular, Ministers of the Sick [Booklet]. With Imprimatur. Available in PDF format on this page of Catholic Pamphlets.net.
  32. Saint Casimir’s Hymn to the Blessed Virgin, translated from the Latin by Rev. George A. Watson (St. Louis, Mo.: Chas. B. Woodward & Co., 1881). Available in Internet Archive and Open Library. [N.B., The Open Library mislabels the book as Les Commencements De La Gravure Aux Pays-Bas.]
  33. Saint Dominic, by Jean Guiraud, translated by Katharine De Mattos (London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow: R & T Washbourne; London, Cincinnati, Chicago, 1913). With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a second copy at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  34. Saint Dominique, par Jean Guiraud (Paris: Libraire Victor Lecoffre, 1899). Disponible à Internet Archive et Open Library. [Publié dans le respect de la fête de saint Dominique dans la forme extraordinaire du rite romain.]
  35. Saint Egwin and His Abbey of Evesham; Illustrated by Views, Plan, and Facsimile, by the Benedictines of Stanbrook (Montreal: D. & J. Sadlier & Co.). With Imprimatur. [N.B., The preface is dated 1904.] Available in various formats (mobi/kindle, pdf, epub, etc.) at Internet Archive and Open Library. Also available at Forgotten Books (with some pages accessible to members only).
  36. Saint Étienne: Roi Apostolique de Hongrie, par Emile Horn (Paris: V. Lecoffre, 1899). Disponible dans Internet Archive et Open Library.
  37. Saint Francis of Assisi, by Léopold, de Chérancé, 1838-1926; translated by R.F. O’Connor. (London : Burns and Oates ; New York : Catholic Publication Society). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library (Digitizing sponsor: MSN; Book contributor: Kelly – University of Toronto).
  38. Saint Ignatius Loyola, 2nd edition, by Francis Thompson, edited by John Hungerford Pollen, with 100 Illustrations by H.W. Brewer and Others (London: Burns & Oates; New York, Chicago, Cincinnati: Benziger Bros., 1910). With Imprimatur. May be read online, and available in pdf, epub, Kindle/mobi, Daisy, djvu and text formats, on Internet Archive and Open Library (Digitizing sponsor: MSN, Book contributor: Cornell University Library).
  39. Saint John Capistran, by Vincent Fitzgerald, O.F.M. (New York, London, Bombay, Calcutta: Longmans, Green and Co, 1911). With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  40. Saint Lorenzo da Brindisi (1559-1619) [Booklet]. Translation based on an article by Costanzo Cargnoni in Sulle orme dei santi, 2000, p.153-160. Available in PDF format at this page of Capuchin Beginnings.
  41. Saint Paul, Ses Missions, par l’Abbe C. Fouard (Paris: Victor Lecoffre, 1897). Avec l’approbation de l’Archeveque de Rouen. Disponible dans Internet Archive. La 2me edition (Paris: Victor Lecoffre, 1908) est disponible en Internet Archive. La 4me edition (Paris: Victor Lecoffre, 1921) est disponible dans Internet Archive.
  42. Saint Pius V: Pope of the Holy Rosary, by C.M. [Catherine Mary] Antony Woodcock, with a Preface by the Very Rev. Monsignor [Robert Hugh] Benson (New York, London, Bombay, Calcutta: Longmans, Green & Co., 1911). With Imprimatur. Available in various formats at Internet Archive.
  43. Saint Veronica Giuliani (1660-1727) [Booklet]. Translation based on an article by Mariano D’Alatri in Sulle orme dei Santi, 2000, p.145-152. Available in PDF format at this page of Capuchin Beginnings.
  44. The Saints of the Canon of the Mass, by Rev. Nicholas Gihr. From The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass (1918), reprinted from The Catholic Voice. Available in PDF format on this page of Sancta Missa.
  45. Salvific Character of Law: An Historical Overview, A Doctoral Study by Dr. Thomas Kuzhinapurath. 213 pages. Available in pdf, djvu, and text formats at Internet Archive. [This is a study of ecclesiastical positive law in general, and of the Code of Canons of the Oriental Churches in particular, and their role in the redemptive mission of Christ.]
  46. Salvifici Doloris: Carta Apostólica sobre o Sentido Cristão do Sofrimento Humano, por Papa Beato João Paulo II (11 Fevereiro 1984). Disponível em Santa Se.
  47. Same Sex Attraction: Catholic Teaching and Pastoral Practice, by Father John F. Harvey, O.S.F.S. (New Haven, CT: Catholic Information Service, Knights of Columbus Supreme Council, 2007). Available in PDF format (on this page) at the Knights of Columbus website.
  48. San Martín de Porres, Humilde Mulato Peruano, por José María Iraburu. Disponible en PDF en la Página Mariana del Padre Antonio Canuto Trimakas.
  49. Santa Isabel de Aragón, Reina de Portugal, Espejo de Doncellas, Casadas y Viudas, 2a edicion, por el Padre Fray Damián Cornejo (Madrid: San Francisco de Sales 1896). Disponible en Open Library y Internet Archive.
  50. Santa Teresa de Jesús y la Orden de Predicadores, Estudios Historicos, por Felipe Martin, O.P. (Avila: Sucesores de A. Jiménez, 1909). Con Imprimatur. Disponible en Internet Archive y Open Library.
  51. Sapientia Christiana, Apostolic Constitution on Ecclesiastical Universities and Faculties, by Pope John Paul II (April 15, 1979). Available at New Advent.
  52. Sapientiae Christianae: Encyclical on Christians as Citizens, by Pope Leo XIII (January 10, 1890). May be read online (on this page) at the Holy See. May be read online and available in mobi/Kindle format and in epub format at Papal Encyclicals Online. Included in The Pope and the People; Select Letters and Addresses on Social Questions, edited by the Rev.  William H Eyre (London and Leamington: Art and Book Company; New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers, 1895). available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  53. Saving America’s Urban Catholic Schools: A Guide for Donors, by Stephanie Saroki and Christopher Levenick (Washington, D.C.: The Philanthropy Roundtable, 2009). Available in PDF format (on this page) of the Cristo Rey Network.
  54. Scholastic Economics: Thomistic Value Theory”, by Gloria L. Zuniga, Religion & Liberty, Vol. 7, No. 4 (July-August 1997). May be read online at the Acton Institute. [N.B., I’m uncertain if the author is a Catholic Christian, but the essay is useful for summarizing the the ideas of St. Thomas Aquinas on the determination of the just price in transactions, which it interprets from a Neoliberal perspective.]
  55. Scholasticism, by Joseph Rickaby, S.J. (London: Constable & Company, 1911). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library. The 1908 edition is also available at Internet Archive, with a second copy at Internet Archive, and a third copy at Internet Archive and Open Library. An American imprint (New York, Dodge Publishing Company, 1908) may be read online at the Jacques Maritain Center.
  56. The School of Salamanca: Readings in Spanish Monetary Theory, 1544-1605, by Marjorie Grice-Hutchinson (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1952). 153 pages. Available in PDF and ePUB formats at the Ludwig von Mises Institute. [N.B., While I’m not sure if the author is a Catholic Christian, the text itself is a useful recapitulation of the economic theories of Catholic thinkers in the Silver Age of Scholasticism. But please other texts in the website with prayerful caution, as they may not be in conformity with Christian social teaching.]
  57. Science and Morals and Other Essays, by Sir Bertram Coghill Alan Windle (London: Burns & Oates, Ltd., 1919). Available at Project Gutenberg. No Imprimatur, but published by a reputable Catholic publisher, and appears from a brief perusal of its contents to be consistent with the Faith.
  58. Science and Religion: Lectures on the Reasonableness of Christianity and the Shallowness of Unbelief, by Most Rev. Roger Bede Vaughan (Baltimore: J.B. Piet, 1879). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  59. A Scottish Knight-Errant: A Sketch of the Life And Times of John Ogilvie, Jesuit, by Frances Alice Forbes and M. Cahill (London, Manchester, Birmingham, and Glasgow: Burns Oates & Washbourne). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  60. Searching for God: Contemplative Prayer in the Dominican Tradition, by Paul Murray, O.P. 17 pages. Available in PDF format on this page of Blackfriars Hall, Oxford. [N.B., Readers are cautioned that, on page 8 of the text, a non-Catholic leader is praised as an exemplar of contemplative spirituality.]
  61. El Secreto Admirable del Santo Rosario, por San Luís María Grignion de Montfort. Disponible en Dulce Corazon de Maria.
  62. Securing a Better Future for Mothers in the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Evaluating the ICPD Operational Review, by Stefano Gennarini, J.D. and Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. International Organizations Research Group Briefing Paper Number 11, March 28, 2014 (New York, Washington, DC: Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute, 2014). Available in PDF format (through this page) at the Center for Family & Human Rights Institute.
  63. The See of St. Peter, the rock of the church, the source of jurisdiction, and the centre of unity, by Thomas William Allies (London: Catholic Truth Society, 1896) Apologetics. Available at Internet Archive.
  64. “Seeking Clarity: A Plea to Untie the Knots in Amoris Laetitia, by Cardinal Walter Brandmüller, Cardinal Raymond L. Burke, Cardinal Carlo Caffarra, and Cardinal Joachim Meisner (September 19, 2016). May be read online on this page at National Catholic Register.
  65. Select treatises of St. Athanasius in controversy with the Arians, by Saint Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria, d. 373; John Henry Newman, 1801-1890 (London: Pickering, 1881). Available on Internet Archive and Open Library (Digitizing sponsor: MSN, Book contributor: University of California Libraries).
  66. Selections from Pope, Dryden, and various other British Catholic poets, who preceded the nineteenth century: with biographical and literary notices of those and other British Catholic poets of their class, comprising a brief history of British Catholic poetry from an early period, by George Hill (New York: The Trow & Smith book Manufacturing Co., 1868). Available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  67. Self-Knowledge and Self-Discipline, by B.W. Maturin (London, New York, Bombay, Calcutta, Madras: Longmans, Green and Co., 1916). With Imprimatur. May be read online, and available in various formats (pdf, kindle/mobi, epub, etc.) at Internet ArchiveInternet Archive (2nd copy), and Internet Archive (3rd copy). An earlier edition (London, New York, Bombay, Calcutta: Longmans, Green and Co., 1909) is also available at Internet Archive and at Forgotten Books (with some pages accessible to members only).
  68. Self-Mastery and the Gift of Self: John Paul II’s Re-presentation of Chastity from the Perspective of the Moral Wisdom of St. Thomas Aquinas (Dissertation), Fr. Alan O’Sullivan O.P. (Fribourg, Switzerland: University of Fribourg, September 2012). Approved by the Faculty of Theology at the University of Fribourg on 09 November 2012. Available in pdf format at the rero.doc Digital Library. [This may be the same work as that sold at Amazon.com, going by the review of Professor Michael Sherwin, O.P.]

  69. The Seminarian, His Character and Work, by Rev. Albert Rung (New York: P.J. Kenedy & Sons, 1916). With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  70. Sensus Fidei in the Life of the Church, by the International Theological Commission (2014). May be read online (on this page) of the Holy See, with a more readable copy (on this page) of Catholic Culture. [See the review by Dr. Jeff Mirus, “The ITC’s compelling exploration of the sensus fidei—the sense of faith”]
  71. Des Sept Dons du Saint-Esprit, par Saint Bonaventure, Docteur de l’église. Le texte en français est disponible en JesusMarie.com.
  72. Sermons – Adapted to All Sundays – Our Lord, the Blessed Mother and the Saints, Fr. Francis Hunolt. May be downloaded in PDF format through the Saints’ Books index,
  73. Sermons – Adapted to All Sundays – Our Lord, the Blessed Mother and the Saints II, by Fr. Francis Hunolt. May be downloaded in PDF format through the Saints’ Books index,
  74. Sermons – Adapted to All Sundays – Penance, by Fr. Francis Hunolt. May be downloaded in PDF format through the Saints’ Books index,
  75. Sermons – Adapted to All Sundays – The Christian Virtues by Fr. Francis Hunolt. May be downloaded in PDF format through the Saints’ Books index,
  76. Sermons – Adapted to All Sundays – The Christian Virtues – II by Fr. Francis Hunolt. May be downloaded in PDF format through the Saints’ Books index,
  77. Sermons – Adapted to All Sundays – The Different States in Life by Fr. Francis Hunolt. May be downloaded in PDF format through the Saints’ Books index,
  78. Sermons – Adapted to All Sundays – The Different States in Life – II by Fr. Francis Hunolt. May be downloaded in PDF format through the Saints’ Books index,
  79. Sermons – Adapted to All Sundays – The Four Last Things by Fr. Francis Hunolt. May be downloaded in PDF format through the Saints’ Books index,
  80. Sermons – Adapted to All Sundays – The Four Last Things – II by Fr. Francis Hunolt. May be downloaded in PDF format through the Saints’ Books index,
  81. Sermons – Adapted to All Sundays – The Seven Deadly Sins by Fr. Francis Hunolt. May be downloaded in PDF format through the Saints’ Books index,
  82. Sermons – Adapted to All Sundays – The Seven Deadly Sins – II by Fr. Francis Hunolt. May be downloaded in PDF format through the Saints’ Books index,
  83. Sermons by Fathers of the Society of Jesus, Volume 1 (London: Burns, Oates, and Company, 1870) is available in various formats (pdf, epub, mobi/kindle, etc.) at Internet Archive. [It includes sermons on the latter days by the Rev. W. J. Coleridge, on the Temptations of Our Lord by the Rev. F. Hathaway, and Mysteries of the Holy Infancy by the Rev. T. B. Parkinson, the Rev. H. J. Coleridge, and the Rev. Thomas Harper; and lectures on the Remedies against Desolation by the Rev. Peter Gallivey.]
  84. Sermons by Fathers of the Society of Jesus, Volume 2 (London: Burns, Oates, and Company, 1872) is available in various formats at Internet Archive [It contains homilies by the Rev. Thomas Harper on God the true, the good, the beautiful, and on modern principles]
  85. Sermons by Fathers of the Society of Jesus, Volume 3 (London: Burns and Oates, 1875) is available in various formats at Internet Archive [It includes sermons by Rev. George R. Kingdon, the Rev. Edward I. Purbrick, the Rev. Henry J. Coleridge, the Rev. Alfred Weld, and the Rev. William H. Anderdon.]
  86. The Sermons of St. Anthony of Padua. May be downloaded in PDF format through the Saints’ Books index,
  87. Sermons of St. Bernard on Advent and Christmas; including the Famous Treatise on the Incarnation called “Missus Est”, by St. Bernard of Clairvaux, compiled and translated from the 1508 edition of his Sermons and Letters, with Introduction by the Right Rev. J.V. Hedley, OSB, Bishop of Newport (London, Manchester, Glasgow: R.T. Washbourne; New York, Chicago, Cincinnati: Benziger Bros., 1909). With Imprimatur. May be read online, and available in pdf, epub, djvu, txt, Daisy, and kindle/mobi formats at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  88. Sermons on Ecclesiastical Subjects, Volume 1, by Henry Edward Manning (London: Burns, Oates, 1870). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  89. Sermons on Ecclesiastical Subjects, Volume 2, by Henry Edward Manning (London: Burns, Oates, 1870). Available at Internet Archive.
  90. Sermons on Ecclesiastical Subjects, Volume 3, by Henry Edward Manning (London: Burns, Oates, 1870). Available at Internet Archive.
  91. Sermons on the Four Marks of the Church; with Illustrations, in 2 volumes, by Rev. John Fletcher, D.D. (Baltimore: John Murphy). Volume I is available at Internet Archive and Open Library; and Volume II is available at Internet Archive. Volume I of another edition (Baltimore, John Myers, 1830) is available at Internet Archive and Open Library; and Volume II is available at Internet Archive.
  92. The Seven Spiritual Weapons, by St. Catherine of Bologna. May be downloaded in RTF format through the Saints’ Books index.
  93. Seven Ways to Win Converts (tract), by Rev. John A. O’Brien, Ph.D. Available in PDF format on this page of Catholic Pamphlets.net.
  94. The Seven Words on the Cross, by St. Robert Bellarmine. With Imprimatur. May be read online at Internet Archive [which provides the 7 June 2011 snapshot of Christ’s Faithful People, possibly defunct as of 15 October 2012].
  95. Seventeen Short Treatises of S. Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, translated [by C.L. Cornish and H. Browne, according to Hathitrust Digital Library], with notes and indices (Oxford: John Henry Parker; London: F. and J. Rivington, 1847), which is volume XXII of A Library of Fathers of the Holy Catholic Church, Anterior to the Division of the East and West, translated by members of the English church, with notices of the respective Fathers, and brief notes by the editors, where required, and summaries of chapters and indices, edited by Rev. E.B. Pusey, Rev. John Keble, and Rev. C. Marriott. Available at Google BooksHathitrust Digital Library and Internet Archive, with a 2nd copy at Internet Archive.
  96. “The Sexual Abuse Crisis in the Roman Catholic Church: What Psychologists and Counselors Should Know”, by Thomas G. Plante and Courtney Daniels, Pastoral Psychology, Vol. 52, No. 5, May 2004 (2004), pp. 381-393. Available in PDF format at Psychology Today. [N.B., The text does not appear to be written by Catholic Christians, but it provides a concise and even-handed psycho-social analysis of the problem that, unlike some other treatments of the subject, is free of underlying agendas. On alleged abuse in other communities, see this article by Patrick Parkinson et al. about child sexual abuse in the Anglican community in Australia and the Wikipedia article on alleged abuse in Jewish American communities.]
  97. The Shape of Catholic Theology: An Introduction to Its Sources, Principles, and History, by Aidan Nichols, O.P. (Liturgical Press, 1991). Chapters 1 through 7 can be read online at Christendom Awake.
  98. The Shepherd of Hermas (c.100 AD). Translated by F. Crombie. From Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol. 2. Edited by Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, and A. Cleveland Coxe. (Buffalo, NY: Christian Literature Publishing Co., 1885.). Available at New Advent, with active links to relevant Scripture passages and Catholic Encyclopedia articles (Revised and edited for New Advent by Kevin Knight; copyright 2009 by Kevin Knight). [N.B., Please read with prayerful caution, as the author uses imprecise language that may be misunderstood by readers without sufficient theological formation]
  99. A Short Catechism, by Giovanni Pili da Fano, translated by Brother Patrick Colbourne, OFM Cap from“Piccolo catechismo” edited by Br. Costanzo Cargnoni in in I Frati Cappuccini, Perugia, 1991, Vol. III/2, p.3222-3225. Available in PDF format through this page of Capuchin Beginnings. 2 pages.
  100. Short Discourse Concerning the Observance of the Vow of Poverty of the Friars Minor, by Giovanni Pili da Fano, translated by Patrick Colbourne O.F.M.Cap. from I Frati Cappuccini, edited by Costanzo Cagnoni, volume I, pp. 723-744. Available in PDF format through this page of Capuchin Beginnings.
  101. A Short Grammar of Classical Greek, with Tables for Repetition, by Adolf Kaegi, translated by James Aloysius Kleist, S.J. (St. Louis, Mo.: B. Herder, 1902). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  102. A Short History of Moral Theology, by Thomas Slater, S.J. (New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers, 1909). With Imprimatur. Available in various formats at Open Library and Internet Archive, with a second copy at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  103. The Sight of Hell, by Rev. John Furniss, C.SS.R. (Dublin: James Duffy and Co., Limited, 1874). Books for Children and Young Persons, Book X. With the permission of superiors. Available at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  104. The Sign of the Cross in the Nineteenth Century, by Mgr. Jean-Joseph Gaume, translated by a Daughter of St. Joseph, with a letter from the Prefect of the Sacred Congregation of the Index conveying the approbation of Pope Pius IX. (Philadelphia: Peter F. Cunningham & Son, 1873). May be read online at Catholic Spiritual Direction. Available in various text formats at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a second copy at Internet Archive and Open Library. The audiobooks are available at Internet Archive and LibriVox.
  105. “The Sign of the Woman: An Introductory Essay on the Encyclical Redemptoris Mater”, by Joseph Ratzinger, in Mary, the Church at the Source, by Joseph Ratzinger and Hand Urs von Balthasar (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2005). Available in PDF format (on this page) at the Pontifical Council for the Laity. [N.B., See also his exposition of the encyclical upon its presentation, from L’Osservatore Romano, Weekly Edition in English, 30 March 1987, page 21, which may be read online on this page of the EWTN Document Library.]
  106. Le Signe de la Croix au Dix-Neuvième Siècle, 2e edition, par J. Gaume (Paris : Gaume Frères et J. Duprey, 1864). Disponible en Internet Archive et Open Library.
  107. Sin and its Consequences, 3rd ed., by Henry Edward Manning (New York, Montreal, D. & J. Sadlier & Company, [1869?]). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library. Another edition (London: Burns and Oates, 1876), from microfilm, is available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  108. “Single Blessedness: A Vocation to Be Present to the Lord”, by Fr. Samuel Medley, SOLT. Theology of the Body Lecture Series, Talk III, delivered at St Patrick’s Catholic church in Soho, on March 21, 2012. Available at Scribd.com.
  109. The Sinner’s Guide from Vice to Virtue; Giving Him Instructions and Directions How To Become Virtuous. 2d ed., carefully rev. and corr. Written originally in Spanish, by the Reverend Father Lewis of Granada (London: N. Gibson, 1760). Available at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  110. The Sixth and Ninth Commandments: Sexual Morality, by Peter Kreeft (New Haven, CT: Knights of Columbus Supreme Council – Catholic Information Service, 2001). With Imprimatur. The ebook may be read online and is available in pdf format (here), and the audiobook is available in mp3 format through this page of the Knights of Columbus Supreme Council.
  111. Slavorum Apostoli: Encyclical Epistle in Commemoration of the Eleventh Centenary of the Evangelizing Work of Saints Cyril and Methodius, by Pope John Paul II (2 June 1985). May be read online at the Holy See, which has a second copy at this page, at IntraText.com, at the John Paul II Foundation, and at the Catholic Information Network.
  112. Slavorum Apostoli: Encyklika w tysiąc setną rocznicę dzieła ewangelizacji świętych Cyryla i Metodego, przez Papiez Jan Paweł II (02 Czerwca 1985). W języku Polskim. Dostępne na Opoka.org. [N.B., If the translation from English is wrong, please correct me. Thanks.]
  113. Slavorum Apostoli: Epistola Enciclica nel Ricordo dell’opera Evangelizzatrice dei Santi Cirillo e Metodio dopo Undici Secoli, da Papa Giovanni Paolo II (2 Giugnio 1985). Disponibile presso Maranatha.it [N.B., If the translation from English is wrong, please correct me. Thanks.]
  114. Sluzebnik 1952. Available at Internet Archive, which describes it as the “Catholic Slavonic Divine Liturgy”.Sollicitudo Rei Socialis, al cumplirse el vigesimo anniversario de la Populorom Progressio, del Papa Beato Juan Pablo II (30 Diciembre 1987). Disponible en la Santa Sede.
  115. Sobieski et la Mission de la Pologne, par le Baron Kervyn de Volkaersbeke (Lille: Société de Saint-Augustin, 1892). Disponible dans Internet Archive et Open Library, avec une deuxieme copie dans Internet Archive et Open Library.
  116. The Social Mission of Charity: A Study of Points of View in Catholic Charities, by William Joseph Kerby (New York: Macmillan, 1921). With Imprimatur. Available in various formats at Internet Archive.
  117. Sollicitudo Rei Socialis, al cumplirse el vigesimo anniversario de la Populorom Progressio, del Papa Beato Juan Pablo II (30 Diciembre 1987). Disponible en la Santa Sede.
  118. So You Think You’re Saved!? The “Justified-by-Faith-Only” Theory [Tract], by Rev. Dr. L. Rumble, M.S.C. Australian Catholic Truth Society, No. 1303 (1959). With Imprimatur. Available  in PDF format on this page of Catholic Truth Society Pamphlets.
  119. Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, January 1 [Tract]. Available in PDF format on this page of Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic church.
  120. Sollicitudo Rei Socialis, al cumplirse el vigesimo anniversario de la Populorom Progressio, del Papa Beato Juan Pablo II (30 Diciembre 1987). Disponible en la Santa Sede.
  121. Some Lies and Errors of History, by Reuben Parsons (Notre Dame, Ind., Office of the “Ave Maria”, 1893). Available at Internet Archive.
  122. Some Thoughts on Catholic Apologetics: A Plea for Interpretation, by Edward Ingram Watkin (Manresa Press, 1915). With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive.
  123. The Soul of Ireland, by W. J. Lockington, S.J., with an Introduction by G.K. Chesterton (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1921). Available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library. The 1920 edition is also available at Internet Archive, with a 2nd copy at Internet Archive, a 3rd copy at Internet Archive, a 4th copy at Internet Archive, a 5th copy at Internet Archive and Open Library, a 6th copy at Internet Archive, a 7th copy at Internet Archive, and an 8th copy at Internet Archive.
  124. Sources of Catholic Dogma, translated from the Enchiridion Symbolorum, Definitionum et Declarationum de rebus Fidei et Morum, first edited by Heinrich Joseph Dominicus Denzinger. Available on Catechetics Online and Catholic Fidelity (which, according to Wikipedia, incorporates documents to 1950 and uses old numbering), and at the Congregation for the Clergy. The Latin text is available on Bibliotheque Catholicque en ligne (Catholic Library Online).
  125. Sowing Weapons of War: A Pastoral Reflection of the Arms Trade and Landmines, by the National Conference of Catholic Bishops, June 16, 1995. May be read online (here) at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
  126. The Sparkling Stone, by Blessed John Ruysbroeck [or John van Ruysbroeck, or Jan Van Ruusbroec]. May be read online at Catholic Community Forum. Another edition from the Amherst Manuscript, which uses older English spelling, is available on Umilta.
  127. Spirago’s Method of Christian Doctrine; a Manual for Priests, Teachers, and Parents, by Franz Spirago, edited by Archbishop Sebastian Gebhard Messmer (New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers, 1901). With Imprimatur. Available on Internet Archive and Open Library, with a second copy at Open Library and Internet Archive, and another copy at Open Library.The Spirit, Giver of Life and Love: Catechesis on the Creed, Part III (General Audiences 1989-1991), by Pope John Paul II. May be read online at the Holy See.
  128. The Spirit of Catholicism, by Karl Adam. Dogma, Grace, Salvation, Church. LINK DELETED DUE TO COPYRIGHT CONCERNS [NB: This book is highly recommended by Dave Armstrong and Scott Hahn. Having read it repeatedly myself, I heartily agree with their approbation.]
  129. The Spirit of Sacrifice and the Life of Sacrifice in the Religious State, from the original of Rev. S.M. Giraud, revised by Rev. Herbert Thurston, S.J. (New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers, 1905). With Imprimatur. May be read online at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a second copy at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  130. The Spirit of St. Ignatius, by Xavier de Franciosi (London: Burns and Oates, 1892). With Imprimatur. Available on Internet Archive and Open Library (Digitizing sponsor: MSN; Book contributor: Regis College Library, University of Toronto).
  131. The Spirit of the Liturgy, by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict XVI), translated by John Saward (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2000). The various excerpts available online are listed at the Pope Benedict XVI Fan Club. Part II, Chapter iii (“The Altar and the Direction of Liturgical Prayer”) may be read online at Ignatius Insight and Adoremus. Part III, chapter i (“The Question of Images”) may be read online at Adoremus (1st part) and Adoremus (2nd part). Part III, chapter ii (“Music and Liturgy”) is available at Ignatius Insight and Adoremus. “The Theology of Kneeling”, an excerpt from Part IV, chapter ii (“The Body and the Liturgy”), is available at Adoremus and Crossroads Initiative.
  132. Spiritual Canticle of the Soul and the Bridegroom Christ, by St. John of the Cross (1919). With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive.
  133. Spiritual Director and Physician: The Spiritual Treatment of Sufferers from Nerves and Scruples, by Father Viktor Raymond, O.P., translated by Dom Aloysius Smith (London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow: R. & T. Washbourne, 1914). With Imprimatur. Available in multiple formats at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a second copy at Internet Archive.
  134. Spiritual Exercises to Serve for the Annual Retreat of a Carmelite, by the Ecclesiastical Superior of a Carmelite Convent, translated from the French by a Religious of the Carmel of New Orleans (New Orleans, La.: The Monastery of Saint Joseph and Saint Teresa of the Discalceated Carmelites of New Orleans, 1920). Available in multiple formats at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  135. The Spiritual Life: A Treatise on Ascetical and Mystical Theology, by the Very Rev. Adolphe Tanquerey, translated by Rev. Herman Branderis (Tournai, Belgium: Society of St. John the Evangelist, Desclée, 1932). With Imprimatur. [Link deleted due to copyright concerns, as we just learned that Rev. Branderis passed away only in 1963.]
  136. The Spiritual Man; or, The Spiritual Life Reduced to Its First Principles, by the Rev. J.B. Saint-Jure, S.J., translated by a Member of the Order of Mercy (New York: P. O’Shea, 1882). With the approbation of the Archbishop of New Orleans. Available in PDF format on this page of Saints’ Books; and may be read online and available in pdf, epub, kindle/mobi, Daisy, djvu and txt formats at Internet Archive and Open Library, with another edition (New York: P. O’Shea, 1878) available at Internet Archive. The London edition (London: Burns and Oates, 1878) is available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  137. Spiritual Pepper and Salt for Catholics and non-Catholics, by William Stang, 1854-1907 (New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger brothers, 1902). With Imprimatur. Available on Internet Archive and Open Library (Digitizing sponsor: MSN; Book contributor: Kelly Library, University of Toronto).
  138. Spiritual Retreats: Notes of Meditations and Considerations given in the Convent of the Sacred Heart, Roehampton, by Most Rev. George Porter, S.J. (London: Burns & Oates; New York: Catholic Publication Society, 1888). With Imprimatur. Available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  139. “Spreading the Gospel Back Then and All Over Again” (video), by Steve Ray (published on Jun 17, 2013). From Defending the Faith Conferences, July 28, 2012. 57:56. Available on this page at the Youtube channel of the Franciscan University of Steubenville.
  140. Ss. Augustine Zhao Rong & Companions: Martyrs of China (Booklet), compiled and edited by George G. Christian, O.P. (August 2005). Available in PDF format at the Dominican Province of St. Joseph.
  141. “St. Anselm of Canterbury and Romano Guardini”, by Father Emery de Gaál, Ph.D., The Saint Anselm Journal 2.1 (Fall 2004). Available in PDF format at Saint Anselm College.
  142. St. Basil’s Hymnal: containing music for vespers of all the Sundays and festivals of the year, three masses and over two hundred hymns together with litanies, daily prayers, prayers at mass, preparations and prayers for confession and communion, and the office and rules for sodalities of the Blessed Virgin Mary, compiled from approved sources [by the Basilian Fathers], 2nd edition (Toronto : St. Michael’s College, ca. 1891). With permission of superiors and approbation from various bishops. Available at Internet Archive and Open Library. The fourteenth edition (Toronto : St. Michael’s College; Medina, N.Y. : J. Brennan, ca. 1906) with Imprimatur and commendation from James Cardinal Gibbons is available in multiple formats at Internet Archive and Open Library. A microform of the 15th edition  is available in multiple formats at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  143. St. Camillus of Lellis, by Father Sanzio Ciccatelli, translated by F.W. Faber and M. Mueller (Milwaukee, Wis.: Servants of the Sick, 1926). With Imprimatur. Available in PDF, Full Text, and DJVU formats at Internet Archive. [This is a biography of the Saint by a witness to his life, first written in 1615.]
  144. St. Dominic, Founder of the Order of Preachers (A.D. 1221). A 6-page excerpt from Fr. Alban Butler’s Lives of the Saints. Available at the University of Arizona.
  145. St. Francis, by G.K. Chesterton. Biography, Saints. Available at ManyBooks.net and at G.K. Chesterton’s Works on the Web.
  146. The St. Gregory hymnal and Catholic choir book—singer’s edition, melody edition, compiled, edited, and arranged by Nicola A. Montani (Philadelphia : St. Gregory Guild, 1920). With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive.
  147. St. Lawrence of Brindisi (1559-1619) [Booklet], by Deacon Bob Boharic of St. Mary, Riverside. Available in PDF format through this page of the St. Cletus Parish website.
  148. St. Maximilian Kolbe, by Fr. Teresio Bosco, S.D.B. 13 page tract. Available in PDF format on this page of Internet Archive’s 2 June 2013 snapshot of Catholic Pamphlets.net [N.B., Catholic Pamphlets.net appears to be defunct, as the website stated on 14 January 2014 that: “This account has been suspended.” However, the 2 June 2013 snapshot of Catholic Pamphlets.net, through which one may access the texts on the website, may be found at Internet Archive, along with other snapshots from other dates.]
  149. St. Peter at Rome: being an historical dissertation; with an appendix, containing reference to the discussion held in Rome, February 9th and 10th, 1872, in the Hall of the Pontificia Academia Tiberina, between three Catholic priests and three evangelical ministers, concerning the coming of St. Peter to Rome, by John Stewart M’Corry (London: Burns and Oates, 1874). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  150. St. Peter, his name and his office: as set forth in holy scripture, by T. W. Allies (1852). Available at Internet Archive.
  151. St. Thomas Aquinas, by Jacques Maritain. May be read online at the online on this page of the Jacques Maritain Center (“Copyright by the Jacques Maritain Center, University of Notre Dame. All rights reserved”).
  152. St. Thomas Aquinas and Medieval Philosophy, by D.J. Kennedy, O.P. (New York: The Encyclopedia Press, Inc., 1919). Available at the Jacques Maritain Center.
  153. St. Thomas’ Political Doctrine and Democracy, by Edward F. Murphy (Washington, D.C., Catholic University of America, 1921). Dissertation, 326 pages. Available in multiple formats at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a second copy at Internet Archive and Open Library. May also be read online at the Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  154. St. Thomas, the Apostle, in India: an investigation based on the latest researches in connection with the time-honoured tradition regarding the martyrdom of St. Thomas in southern India, by F.A. D’Cruz, K.S.G. (Madras: Hoe and Co., 1922). With an Introduction by A.M. Teixeira, Vicar-General and Administrator of the Diocese of Mylapore. Available in various formats at Open Library and Internet Archive
  155. The Standard Catholic Hymnal, compiled, edited, and arranged by James A. Reilly (Boston, Mass.: McLaughlin & Reilly, 1921). With Imprimatur. Available in pdf format (here) through this page of Corpus Christi Watershed (and linked from this page of Top Catholic Songs).
  156. The State and the Church, written and edited by John A. Ryan, D.D. and Moorhouse F. X. Millar, S.J. (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1930). With Imprimatur. May be read online at the Jacques Maritain Institute, and available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library. [Note: it was written for the Department of Social Action of the National Catholic Welfare Council (predecessor of today’s United States Conference of Catholic Bishops).]
  157. Statement on Human Trafficking, by the Most Reverend Gerald R. Barnes, Bishop of San Bernardino, California and Chairman of the USCCB Committee on Migration (September 12, 2007). Available in PDF format at Catholic Charities USA.
  158. Step-by-Step Guide to the Mass, by Fr. Eamon Tobin. Available in PDF format at Ascension Catholic community.
  159. Stepinac or Tito?, by Rev. Edward Lodge Curran, Ph.D., based on the manuscript Martyrdom in Croatia, by Rev. Stephen Raich, O.F.M., (New York: International Catholic Truth Society). Available in PDF format at the Hesburgh Libraries, University of Notre Dame.
  160. The Stigmata and Modern Science, by Rev. Charles M. Carty. With 1958 Imprimatur. 11 pages. Available in PDF format on this page of Catholic Pamphlets.net.
  161. The Story of Hildebrand, St. Gregory VII, by Ethel Mary Wilmot-Buxton (London, Manchester, Birmingham, and Glasgow: Burns, Oates & Washbourne, 1920). From the series Heroes of the Church. Available at Internet Archive and Open Library (Digitizing sponsor: MSN, Book contributor: Kelly Library, University of Toronto).
  162. The Straight Path; or, Marks of the True Church, by the Rev. M. J. Phelan, S.J. (New York, London, Bombay, Calcutta, Madras: Longmans, Green and Co., 1915). With Imprimatur. May be read online, and available in various formats at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  163. Strangers No Longer, Together on the Journey of Hope: A Pastoral Letter Concerning Migration from the Catholic Bishops of Mexico and the United States, issued by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, January 22, 2003 (copyright © 2003, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Inc. and Conferencia del Episcopado Mexicano. All rights reserved). May be read online on this page at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, and at Caritas in Veritate International.
  164. “Strategies for Reducing Binge Drinking and a ‘Hook-Up’ Culture on Campus”, by Dr. Christopher Kaczor, Studies in Catholic Higher Education, October 2012 (Manassas, VA: Cardinal Newman Society, 2012). May be read online and available in pdf format at the Cardinal Newman Society, and also available at Scribd. [The text states: “Copyright © 2012 Cardinal Newman Society. Permission to reprint is hereby granted provided no modifications are made to the text and it is identified as a product of The Center for the Advancement of Catholic Higher Education, The Cardinal Newman Society or both.”]

  165. Strengthening Protection of Migrant Workers and their Families with International Human Rights Treaties: A Do-it-yourself Kit (Geneva: International Catholic Migration Commission, 2006). Available in pdf format at the International Catholic Migration Commission.
  166. Studies in Church History, Volume 1: Centuries I-VIII, 2nd edition, by Rev. Reuben Parsons, D.D. (New York, Cincinnati: Fr. Pustet  & Co., 1896). With Imprimatur. Available at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  167. Studies in Church History, Volume 2: Centuries IX-XIV, 2nd edition, by Rev. Reuben Parsons, D.D. (New York, Cincinnati: Fr. Pustet  & Co., 1896). With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  168. Studies in Church History, Volume 3: Centuries XV-XVI, 2nd edition, by Rev. Reuben Parsons, D.D. (New York, Cincinnati: Fr. Pustet  & Co., 1896). With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive.
  169. Studies in Church History, Volume 4: Centuries XVII-XVIII, 2nd edition, by Rev. Reuben Parsons, D.D. (New York, Cincinnati: Fr. Pustet  & Co., 1897) . With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive .
  170. Studies in Church History, Volume 5: Centuries XIX (Part I), 2nd edition, by Rev. Reuben Parsons, D.D. (New York, Cincinnati: Fr. Pustet  & Co., 1899) . With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive.
  171. Studies in Church History, Volume 6: Centuries XIX (Part II), 2nd edition, by Rev. Reuben Parsons, D.D. (New York, Cincinnati: Fr. Pustet  & Co., 1901) . With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive.
  172. Studies in the Literature of Sherlock Holmes (Audiobook), by Ronald A. Knox, from Sources in the Literature of Sherlock Holmes (1911). Available at Internet Archive (Maria Lectrix Audio Books, August 2, 2006), which states: “The foundation document for Sherlockian studies, this is also a hilarious satire of Biblical and literary criticism. The author, Ronald A. Knox, later became better known as Msgr. Ronald A. Knox, Bible translator and mystery writer.”
  173. Studiorem Ducem: Encyclical on St Thomas Aquinas, by Pope Pius XI, June 29, 1923. Available at The Summa.info.
  174. Study Guide for Jesus: The Word Became Flesh, written by Stephen K. Ray, based on the Ignatius Bible, RSV Catholic Edition and the Catechism Of The Catholic Church, 2nd Edition (Ignatius Press). Available in PDF format on this page of Defenders of the Catholic Faith.
  175. Study Guide for “The Fathers” by Pope Benedict XVI, compiled by Amy Welborn (Our Sunday Visitor, 2008). Available in PDF format at Our Sunday Visitor as linked by Catechesis of the Popes, which states that it may be purchased through this page of Our Sunday Visitor. The Study Guide complements the teaching addresses of Pope Benedict on the Early Church Fathers, which may be read online at Catechesis of the Popes.
  176. “Subsidiarity, Federalism and the Best Constitution: Thomas Aquinas on City, Province and Empire”, by Nicholas Aroney, Law and Philosophy, Vol. 26 (2007): pp. 161-228. University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 07-06. Available in PDF format (70 pages) on the Social Science Research Network.
  177. The Summa Contra Gentiles, by Saint Thomas Aquinas, translated by the English Dominican Fathers (London: Burns Oates & Washbourne, [NB, The source information states: New York: Benzinger Brothers], 1924). With Imprimatur. Available online at Saint Wiki.
  178. The Summa Contra Gentiles, or On the Truth of the Catholic Faith, by St. Thomas Aquinas, translated by Anton C. Pegis,  James F. Anderson, Vernon J. Bourke, and Charles J. O’Neil (New York: Hanover House, 1955-57). Edited, with English, especially Scriptural references, updated by Joseph Kenny, O.P.  Available at the website of the Dominican House of Studies, Priory of the Immaculate Conception. Parallel texts in Latin and English available at the website of Joseph Kenny.
  179. The Summa Theologica [or Summa Theologiae, or Summation of Theology], by St. Thomas Aquinas, translated by the Fathers of the English Dominican Province (Second and Revised Edition, 1920). With Imprimatur. May be read on New Advent, with active links to relevant Scriptural passages and Catholic Encyclopedia articles. Another edition (Benziger Bros., 1947) is available on Catholic Primer and at the website of the Dominican House of Studies, Priory of the Immaculate Conception. The Logic Museum contains parallel Latin and English texts, the latter from the Dominican translation.
  180. Summer of Love, by Joyce Kilmer (New York: The Baker & Taylor Company, 1911). A collection of about 60 poems. Available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  181. The Superstition of Divorce, by G.K. Chesterton. Available at ManyBooks.net and at Internet Archive.
  182. Supporting Ministry: Recommendations for Clergy Appraisal: Final Report of the Working Party on Clergy Appraisal to the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales and the National Conference of Priests (Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, 1999). Available in PDF format at the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales.
  183. The Supreme Problem: an examination of historical Christianity from the standpoint of human life and experience and in the light of psychical phenomena, by J. Godfrey Raupert (London: R.& T. Washbourne, 1910). With Imprimatur. Available in various formats at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  184. Symbolik: oder Darstellung der dogmatischen gegensätze der Katholiken und protestanten nach ihren öffentlichen bekenntnisschriften, by Johann Adam Möhler (Mainz, Vienna: Florian Kupferberg, 1833). Available at Internet Archive. The 1843 edition is available at Internet Archive.
  185. Symbolism: or, Exposition of the Doctrinal Differences between Catholics and Protestants as Evidenced by their Symbolical Writings, by John Adam Möhler, translated by James Burton Robertson (London: Charles Dolman, 1843). From Johann Adam Möhler’s Symbolik: oder Darstellung der dogmatischen gegensätze der Katholiken und protestanten nach ihren öffentlichen bekenntnisschriften. Volume 1 is available at Internet Archive and Open Library. Volume 2 is available at Internet Archive. The American edition (New York: Edward Dunigan, 1844) combining the two volumes in one is available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  186. A Synthesis of Pope John Paul II’s “Theology of the Body”, by James McTavish, FMVD & Simone Lorenzo. Available in pdf format at Verbum Dei.

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  1. A Tale of Two Wonderworkers: St. Nicholas of Myra in the Writings and Life of St. Thomas Aquinas, by Peter A. Kwasniewski, International Theological Institute for Studies on Marriage and the Family, Gaming, Austria [Footnote 1 states: “This article was developed from a lecture given at the International Theological Institute on December 6, 2002.”]. Available in PDF format at DeSales University.
  2. Les Témoins du renouveau catholique, 3e edition, avec Introduction par le R.P. Sertillanges (Paris: Gabriel Beauchesne, 1917). Avec Imprimatur. Disponible sur Internet Archive et Open Library, avec une deuxième copie sur Internet Archive et Open Library.
  3. The Temporal mission of the Holy Ghost: or, Reason and revelation, by Cardinal Manning, Henry Edward, 1808-1892 (1865). Available at Internet Archive (Digitizing sponsor: National Institute for Newman Studies, Book contributor: Saint Mary’s College of California).
  4. The Temporal Power of the Pope in its Political Aspect, by Henry Edward Manning (London: Longmans, Green, & Co.,; Burns, Lambert, and Oates, 1866). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  5. The Temporal Power of the Supreme Pontiff, by St. Robert Bellarmine [“a previously unpublished edition of his Fifth Book of Controversies over the Supreme Pontiff”], translated by Fr. James P. Goodwin, S.J.. May be read at Catholicism.org, beginning with chapter 1 here (May 20, 2005). [N.B., The canonical and doctrinal status of the association behind the website remains uncertain. Please exercise caution in reading the other texts thereon.]
  6. The Temporal Power of the vicar of Jesus Christ, by Manning, Henry Edward, 1808-1892 (London: Burns and Oates, 1880). Available at Internet Archive.
  7. The Temporal Sovereignty of the Pope, with Relation to the State of Italy: a Lecture Delivered in St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, Ottawa: with Additional facts and Observations, by Aeneas McDonell Dawson (London, Ottawa : Catholic Pub. and Book-Selling Co., 1860). From microfilm. Available at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a second copy at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  8. Ten Personal Studies, by Wilfrid Philip Ward (London; New York: Longmans, Green, 1908). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library. [N.B. The subjects of the book include A. J. Balfour, Father Ignatius Ryder, Pope Leo XIII, Cardinal Wiseman, Cardinal Newman and Cardinal Manning.]
  9. Ten Reasons Proposed to His Adversaries for Disputation in the Name of the Faith and Presented to the Illustrious Members of Our Universities, by Saint Edmund Campion. (St. Louis : B. Herder ; London : Manresa Press, 1914). With Imprimatur. Translated from St. Edmund Campion’s Decem Rationes. Available at Internet Archive. [The Internet Archive index page also mentions Joseph Rickaby as an author.]
  10. Testem Benevolentiae Nostrae: Encyclical Concerning New Opinions, Virtue, Nature and Grace, with Regard to Americanism, by Pope Leo XIII (January 22, 1899). May be read online at Papal Encyclicals Online and EWTN Library, and available in PDF format at Berkley Center.
  11. The Theological Tractates and the Consolation of Philosophy, by Boethius, the Tractates translated by H.F. Stewart, D.D. and E.K. Rand, Ph.D. [who also wrote an excellent Introduction], and the Consolation translated in 1609 by “I.T.” and revised by H.F. Stewart (1918). Available at ManyBooks.net and Project Gutenberg. The Tractates included are: The Trinity is one God not three Gods; Whether Father, Son, and Holy Spirit may be substantially predicated of the Divinity; From the same to the same, how substances can be good in virtue of their existence without being absolute goods; On the Catholic Faith; A Treatise against Eutyches and Nestorius.
  12. La Théologie de Saint Paul, 1e partie, 6e edition, par F. Prat, S.J. (Paris: Beauchesne, 1909). Avec Imprimatur. Disponible dans Internet Archive.
  13. Die Theologische Bedeutung der Epiklese in der syro-antiochenischen bzw. malankarischen Liturgie, von P.G. Thomas Paniker (Wurzburg: Augustinus-Verlag, 1993). Available at [LINK DELETED DUE TO COPYRIGHT CONCERNS.] [N.B., The index page states that it was translated into German by Prof. Dr. John Madey. The text in English, “The Theological Significance of Epiclesis in the Malankara Qurbono”, is available as appendix II on page 83 of Holy Qurbono in the Syro-Malankara Church: A Liturgical Study, by Fr.Givergis Paniker Karichal, available at [LINK DELETED DUE TO COPYRIGHT CONCERNS.]]
  14. “The Theology of Preaching in the Catechism of the Catholic Church”, by Fr. Peter John Cameron, O.P. 23 pages. Available in PDF format on this page of Dominican Friars, Province of Saint Joseph.
  15. Theology of the Body: Weekly Audiences on the Subject of the Redemption of the Body and the Sacramentality of Marriage, September 5, 1979 – November 28, 1984, by Pope St. John Paul II. May be read through this page of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops; through this page of the EWTN Library; through this table of contents of Catechesis of the Popes, which also has a prefatory page and a list of related ecclesiastical documents; through this page of Average Joe Catholic; and the  Internet Archive Wayback Machine (being the 11 December 2017 snapshot of a page from the sadly defunct website Catholic Primer). [N.B., The addresses constituting the Theology of the Body, expressed by Pope John Paul II in a non-authoritative capacity, seek to explain Christian sexual ethics from a personalist perspective. For a balanced perspective on debates concerning it, see “Noodling the Theology of the Body” by Mark P. Shea, on Crisis Magazine.]
  16. Theology of the Body” Explained: A Traditional Catholic view”, by Don Pietro Leone, at Rorate Coeli. This is an excerpt from his work, The Family Under Attack, available on Amazon and on Amazon UK, and reviewed on this page of Rorate Coeli. See also: “A Critique of the Theology of the Body” at Renegade Trads; and “Is Theology of the Body Overly Sexualized?” at Catholic Bridge, which responds to traditionalist criticism of the Theology of the Body.
  17. The Theology of the Laity, by John Saward. Part 1 may be read online on this page, and Part 2 may be read on this page, at Christendom Awake. [Other works by Fr. Saward may be found on this page of Christendom Awake.]
  18. Theology of the Sacraments: a Study in Positive Theology, by the Very Rev. P. [Pierre] Pourrat (St. Louis, Mo.; London: B. Herder,  1924, c1910). Authorized translation from the third French edition. With Imprimatur. Available in various formats at Internet Archive.
  19. Theory and Practice of the Confessional: A Guide in the Administration of the Sacrament of Penance, by Caspar Erich Schieler (New York : Benziger Brothers, 1905). With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive with a second copy here and at Open Library.
  20. Theotokos: or, The Divine Maternity, by John Stewart M’Corry, D.D.  (London: Burns and Oates, 1874). With Imprimatur. Available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  21. The Thirteenth, Greatest of Centuries, by James J. Walsh, M.D., PH.D., LL.D. (New York: Catholic Summer School Press, 1907). May be downloaded in PDF format from Documenta Catholica Omnia, and may be read online at Jacques Maritain Center (N.B., The link obtained through the Wikipedia entry “James Joseph Walsh”).
  22. Thomas Aquinas and Positive Psychology: A Catholic Approach to the Use of the Virtues in Psychology, by Craig Steven Titus. 32 pages. Available in PDF format at the Society for Christian Psychology.
  23. “Thomas Aquinas on Justice as a Global Virtue”, by Claus Dierksmeier. Available in PDF format through the Social Science Research Network [N.B. The text may be of interest in the application of Catholic Christian ethics in the Thomist tradition.]
  24. Thomism and Mathematical Physics, Dissertation by Bernard I. Mullahy (July 1946). Available on Internet Archive. (Creative Commons license: Attribution-Share Alike 3.0).
  25. “Thomism and the Nouvelle Théologie: A Dialogue Renewed?” by Professor William F. Murphy, Jr., Josephinum Journal of Theology, Volume 18, Issue 1: Thomism and the Nouvelle Théologie (Winter/Spring 2011): pp. 4-36. Available in pdf format on this page of the Pontifical College Josephinum.
  26. Thomistic Evolution: A Catholic Approach to Understanding Evolution in the Light of Faith, by Nicanor Pier Giorgio Austriaco, OP, James Brent, OP, Thomas Davenport, OP, and John Baptist Ku, OP. (Cluny Media, 2016). The paperback edition may be purchased on this page of Cluny Media; and the kindle and paperback editions may be purchased at Amazon.com. [See also “In Defense of Thomistic Evolution: A Response to Chaberek”, by Nicanor Austriaco, OP (March 7, 2018) at The Public Discourse. This essay seeks to refute the assertion by Fr. Michael Chaberek, O.P. that Thomism and evolutionary theory are incompatible. For an entirely different perspective, a creationist critique of the book may be read at the Kolbe Center: “’Thomistic Evolution’: Development of Doctrine or Diabolical Deception?”, by Eric Bermingham, with an Introduction and a conclusion by Fr. Thomas Hicke
  27. Thoughts for Freethinkers: An Appeal to Young Men, by the Very Rev. Canon William Barry, D.D (London: Catholic Truth Society). Available in PDF format at Hesburgh Libraries, University of Notre Dame.
  28. “Thoughts towards a Clarification of Evangelium Vitae #73”, by Damian P. Fedoryka, Life and Learning, vol. XII, pp. 311-332, available in PDF format at through this page at University Faculty for Life.
  29. The Three Ages of the Interior Life, by Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, O.P. On Prayer and Spirituality. May be read online on [LINK(S) REMOVED motu proprio PENDING COPYRIGHT CHECK] [According to the website, The summary of a course in ascetical and mystical theology given for over 20 years at the Angelicum in Rome].
  30. Three Catholic Reformers of the Fifteenth Century, by Mary H. Allies (London: Burns & Oates, 1878). Available in various formats at Internet Archive, Open Library, and Open Library (2nd copy). [The work concerns Saint Vincent Ferrer (1350-1419), Saint Bernardino da Siena (1380-1444), and Saint John of Capistrano (1386-1456).]
  31. The Three Ways of the Spiritual Life, by Fr. Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, O.P. (1938). [LINK(S) REMOVED motu proprio PENDING COPYRIGHT CHECK] [N.B., While the other ebooks on the last-mentioned webpage are very valuable, please exercise prayerful caution on its mother website, which contains texts that reject the continuing magisterium of the one true Church after the Second Vatican Council.]
  32. The Threshold of the Catholic Church: a course of plain instructions for those entering her communion, by John B Bagshawe (New York : Catholic Publication Society, 1872). With Imprimatur. Available at Open Library and Internet Archive (Digitizing sponsor: MSN, Book contributor: Kelly – University of Toronto).
  33. Timothy; or, Letters to a Young Theologian, by Dr. Franz Hettinger, translated and adapted by Rev. Victor Stepka (St. Louis, MO: B. Herder, 1902). With Imprimatur. May be read online and available in various formats (pdf, epub, mobi/kindle) at Internet Archive and Open Library. [N.B., This is a most comprehensive introductory treatise, not only on the theology, but also on other fields relevant to the work of pastors and teachers in the one true Church.]
  34. To be a Priest!, by Rev. Dr. Rumble, M.S.C. With 1944 Imprimatur. Available in PDF format (on this page) of Catholic Pamphlets.net.
  35. To Calvary through the Mass, by Eric William Leslie (London: Catholic Truth Society, 1897). Available in multiple formats at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  36. To Consentius: Against Lying, by Saint Augustine of Hippo. May be read online as originally printed in English at Internet ArchiveInternet Archive(2nd copy), Google BooksHathitrust Digital Library, and Hathitrust Digital Library (2nd copy). Also available (with modernized spellings, by way of the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers series) on this page of New AdventFathers of the Church, and at Wikisource.
  37. To Jesus Through Mary: Pastoral Letter to the Clergy and Laity of the Archdiocese of Malines, by Cardinal Mercier, first English translation by Father Faber O.F.M., with an Introduction and biography of Cardinal Mercier by Marius McAuliffe, O.F.M. Australian Catholic Truth Society No. 938 (1948). May be read online on this page and available in PDF format at Catholic Truth Society Pamphlets.
  38. To Tell You the Whole Truth about the Catholic Church and the Bible, by Fr. John Noone, Douglas McNair, Zachary Grimes, Richard Marchand, Rita Tucei, Ronald Young, Dorothy Ducote (1996, updated 2000, web version created 2001, PDF version created 2002). [N.B. This 80-page booklet provides “a bird’s eye view of the history of the Church and the Bible, with short answers to a few common questions.”] Available at the website of the Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.
  39. To the English Martyrs, by Francis Thompson (London, Burns and Oates). Or, Ode to the English Martyrs. A Poem. Available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  40. Torture is a Moral Issue: A Catholic Study Guide, by the Catholic members of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture and the Office of International Justice and Peace of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops [2008]. Available in PDF format at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
  41. “Totality and Idolatry: Rereading Pius XI”, by Rev. John J. Conley, SJ, Catholic Social Science Review, Vol. 6 (2001): 165-174. Available in PDF format on this page of the The Catholic Social Science Review Online.
  42. A Tour of the Summa, by Monsignor Paul J. Glenn. May be read online at [LINK(S) REMOVED motu proprio PENDING COPYRIGHT CHECK] Described thus at Marian Land: “This unique synopsis of the Summa Theologica is a complete, chapter-by-chapter restatement of St. Thomas’ work, intended to expose readers to the totality of St. Thomas’ thought and yet be brief enough to fit into one volume.”
  43. Towards a “Climate of Chastity”: Bringing Catechesis on the Theology of the Body into the Hermeneutic of Continuity (Masteral Thesis), 3rd edition, by Dawn Eden (Washington, D.C., March 2010, revised August 2010). Available in PDF format on this page of the Catholic News Agency. [N.B., This appears to be a critique of the interpretation by Christopher West of the “Theology of the Body” proposed by Pope St. John Paul II. A series of responses, including “Putting Christopher West in Context: A Critique of Dawn Eden’s Thesis”, was posted on Open Wide the Doors to Christ. See also “Traditionalism and Theology of the Body”, by Deacon Jim Russell, at Catholic Stand, which defends Christopher West.]
  44. “Towards a Theology of Suffering: The Contribution of Karol Wojtyla/Pope John Paul II”, by Rev. Peter C. Harman (2010). Dissertation for the Catholic University of America. 450 pages. Available in PDF format on the WRLC Digital Repository.
  45. Tradition, by T. E. Bridgett, C.Ss.R. (Glasgow: Catholic Truth Society of Scotland). An extract from a larger work, The Ritual of the New Testament. May be read online, and available in various formats (pdf, epub, mobi/kindle, etc.), at Internet Archive.
  46. The Tradition of the Syriac Church of Antioch, Concerning the Primacy and the Prerogatives of St. Peter and of his Successors the Roman Pontiffs, by the Most Rev. Cyril Benham Benni, Syriac Archbishop of Mossul (Nineveh), translated under the direction of the author by Joseph Gagliardi  (London: Burns, Oates, & Co., 1871). Available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a second copy at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  47. The Three Archangels and the Guardian Angels in Art, by Eliza Allen Starr (Chicago, Eliza Allen Starr, 1899). May be read online, and available in various formats (pdf, epub, kindle/mobi, etc.) at Internet Archive and Internet Archive (2d copy).
  48. “Transparency in Business: The Perspective of Catholic Social Teaching and the ‘Caritas in Veritate’”, by Antonino Vaccaro and Alejo Jose´ G. Sison, Journal of Business Ethics (2011) 100:17–27. Published online: 6 January 2012. Available in PDF format on this page of the University of Navarra.
  49. La Trappe: Congrégation de Moines de l’Ordre Bénédictino-Cistercien, par Giacomo Antonelli (Rome: Imprimerie Forense, 1864). Disponible en Internet Archive.
  50. La Trappe: Origine, Esprit, Organisation Actuelle de la Réforme de l’Abbé de Rancé, par un Trappiste de Sept-Fons (Paris: Libraire Ambroise Bray, 1870). Avec l’Approbation de l’Eveque de Moulins. Disponible en Internet Archive.
  51. The Treasure of the Church, or, The Sacraments of Daily Life, by the Very Rev. J. B. Bagshawe, D.D. (London: Burns & Oates; New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers, 1902). With Imprimatur. Available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  52. A Treasury of Catholic Song, comprising some two hundred hymns from Catholic sources old and new, gathered, edited and allotted to fitting tunes for congregational use by Sindey S. Hurlbut (New York : J. Fischer & Bro., 1915). Available at Internet Archive.
  53. A Treatise on Baptism: also a Treatise on Confirmation, by Francis Patrick Kenrick, Archbishop of Baltimore (Baltimore: Hedian and O’Brien, 1852). May be read online, and available in various formats (pdf, mobi/kindle, epub, text, etc.), at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a 2nd copy at Internet Archive and Open Library and a 3rd copy at Internet Archive. Also available at HathiTrust and HathiTrust (2nd copy) through this page as indexed by the Online Books Page on Archbishop Kenrick.
  54.  A Treatise on Baptism; with an Exhortation to Receive It, Translated from the Works of St. Basil the Great; to which is added, a Treatise on Confirmation, by Francis Patrick Kenrick, then Bishop of Philadelphia (Philadelphia: M. Fithian, 1843). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a 2nd copy at Internet Archive and Open Library, and a 3rd copy at Internet Archive. Also available at Google Books, Google Books (2nd copy), and at HathiTrust (through this page as indexed by the Online Books Page on Archbishop Kenrick). An ebook edition (Aeterna Press, 2015), which incorrectly attributes the authorship of the entire work to St. Basil, may be purchased at Google Books.
  55. A Treatise on the Church, by Heinrich Klee, translated by Edward Cox (London: T. Jones, 1847). Available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  56. [Treatise on Truth and Falsity], by Saint Thomas Aquinas. Questions 109-113 of the 2nd Part of the 2nd Part (Secunda Secundae) of the Summa Theologica, translated by Fathers of the English Dominican Province (New York, Cincinnati, Chicago by Benzinger Brothers, 1917). May be read online: at New AdventQ. 109. Of the Vices Opposed to Truth, and First of TruthQ. 110. LyingQ. 111. Of Dissimulation and HypocrisyQ. 112. Of Boasting, and Q. 113. Of Irony; at the Dominican House of Studies, Priory of the Immaculate ConceptionQ. 109. Of TruthQ. 110. Of the Vices Opposed to Truth, and First of LyingQ. 111. Of Dissimulation and HypocrisyQ. 112. Of BoastingQ. 113. Of Irony; and at WikisourceQ. 109. Of TruthQ. 110. Of the Vices Opposed to Truth, and First of LyingQ. 111. Of Dissimulation and HypocrisyQ. 112. Of BoastingQ. 113. Irony.
  57. The Trinity and God the Creator, Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, O.P. Dogma. May be read online [LINK(S) REMOVED motu proprio PENDING COPYRIGHT CHECK]
  58. The Triumph of the Blessed Sacrament; or, History of Nicola Aubry, 4th ed., by Rev. Michael Muller, C.Ss.R. (Baltimore: Kreuzer Brothers, 1877). Available in multiple formats at Internet Archive and Open Library. [Chapter I summarize Catholic Christian teaching on the devil as an enemy of God. Chapter II is an account of the exorcisms of Nicola Aubry. Chapter III is an analysis of Spiritualism or Spiritism and its dangers.]
  59. The Triumph of the Cross, by Fra Girolamo Savonarola, translated from the Italian by the Very Rev. Father John Procter, STL (London: Sands & Co.; Dublin: M.H. Gill & Son, 1901). With Imprimatur. Available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library; and in various formats at the Online Library of Liberty.
  60. A Troubled Heart and How it was Comforted at Last, by Charles Warren Stoddard (Notre Dame, Ind., J.A. Lyons 1885). No imprimatur. Recounts the story of his conversion to the Catholic Church. Available in various formats at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  61. The True and the False Infallibility of the Popes: A Controversial Reply to Dr. Schulte, by Joseph Fessler, translated from the 3rd edition and with an Introduction by Ambrose St. John of the Oratory (London: Burns and Oates, 1875). With the Approbation of Blessed Pope Pius IX. Available in various formats (pdf, epub, mobi/kindle, etc.) at Internet Archive and Open Library.Another impress (New York: Catholic Publication Society, 1875) is available at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a 2nd copy at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  62. The True Church of the Bible, by the Rev. W. Fleming (London: R. Washbourne, 1895). [Composed of: Part I. Instructions for Anglicans and Dissenters; Part II. Instructions for Jews and Unitarians.] Available in pdf, epub, kindle/mobi, etc. formats at Internet Archive. A copy with some pages accessible only members are also available at Forgotten Books, with a 2nd copy at Forgotten Books, with a 3rd copy at Forgotten Books, and a 4th copy at Forgotten Books.
  63. The True Religion: Being the Grounds of the Catholic faith, by Ernest C. Messenger (Catholic Truth Society). Apologetics, Dogma. Available at Internet Archive.
  64. The True Spouse of Jesus Christ, by St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori. May be downloaded in PDF format through the Saints’ Books index,
  65. The True Story of the Vatican Council, by Henry Edward Cardinal Manning, 1808-1892 (London: H.S. King, 1877). Available at Internet Archive (Digitizing sponsor: National Institute for Newman Studies, Book contributor: Saint Mary’s College of California).
  66. The Truth and Meaning of Human Sexuality: Guidelines for Education Within the Family, by the Pontifical Council for the Family (November 21, 1995). Available in PDF format at Super Flumina. May be read online at the Holy See, Simbahayan sa Maynila, Family Life Center, EWTN Library, Women for Faith & Family, and New Advent, with an excerpt at the National Coalition of Clergy and Laity. Its principles are summarized at Women for Faith & Family and AD2000.
  67. The Truths of the Catholic Religion Proved from Scripture Alone; in a Series of Popular Discourses Chiefly Addressed to Non-Catholics, 4th Edition, by Thomas Butler (London: T. Jones, 1857). Volume 1 is available at Internet Archive and Open Library. Volume 2 is available at Internet Archive.
  68. Turmoil & Truth: The Historical Roots of the Modern Crisis in the Catholic Church, by Phillip Trower (San Francisco: Ignatius; Oxford: Family Publications, 2003). May be read online at Christendom Awake (The webpage states: “Family Publications has now ceased trading. The copyright has reverted to the author Philip Trower who has given permission for the book to be placed on this website.”)
  69. Twelve Catholic men of science, Sir Bertram Coghill Alan Windle (London: Catholic Truth Society, 1912) Available at Internet Archive (Digitizing sponsor: MSN, Book contributor: University of California Libraries).
  70. Twelve lectures on the connexion between science and revealed religion: delivered in Rome, by Nicholas Patrick Cardinal Wiseman (Dublin: J. Duffy, 1866). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library (Digitizing sponsor: National Institute for Newman Studies, Book contributor: Saint Mary’s College of California).
  71. The Two Lovers of Heaven: Chrysanthus and Daria; A Drama of Early Christian Rome, by Pedro Calderon de la Barca, translated by Denis Florence Mac-Carthy (Dublin: John F. Fowler; London: John Camden Hotten, 1870). Available in various formats at Internet Archive, Open Library, and Project Gutenberg.

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  1. The Unchangeable Church, Her Heroes, Her Martyrs, Her Trials, and Her Triumphs, in 2 volumes containing 8 books, with an Introduction by Very Rev. Mgr. Edward J. McGolrick (New York, John Duffy, 1910). [N.B., The index page states the author to be Patrick John Cassidy]. Volume I is available in pdf, epub, mobi/kindle, and other formats at Internet Archive and Open Library. Volume II is available at Internet Archive.
  2. La Union del Sacerdote con Cristo, Sacerdote y Victima, 2a edicion, de Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, O. P., traducción de Fray Generoso Gutiérrez, O. P. (Madrid: Patmos, 1962). [Link deleted due to copyright concerns.]
  3. The United Nations Children’s Fund: Women or Children First? (White Paper Series Number Three), by Douglas A. Sylva, Ph.D. (New York: International Organizations Research Group, 2003). 99 pages. Available in PDF format through this page of the Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute (CFAM).
  4. United Nations Population Fund: Assault on the World’s Peoples (White Paper Number Two), by Douglas A. Sylva, Ph.D. (New York: International Organizations Research Group, 2002, 2005). 82 pages. Available in PDF format at Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute (C-FAM), which states: ‘UNFPA acts contrary to its self-declared “strict policy” not to provide support for abortions or abortion-related activities anywhere in the world…”
  5. Uniformity with God’s Will, by St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori. May be downloaded in RTF format through the Saints’ Books index.
  6. L’Unité de l’Église (Extraits), par St. Cyprien de Carthage, traduction par Pierre de Labriolle (Texte latin du Corpus Christianorum, Series Latina III – Brepols, 1972, Traduction par une moniale de l’abbaye de Maumont, Révisée par le Père Maurice Jourjon). Disponible en format PDF en Patristique.org (SODEC- Alliance Inter-Monastères, 1993; http://www.patristique.org pour la mise en ligne, 2004).
  7. Universal Rights in a World of Diversity: The Case of Religious Freedom (Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences Acta 17: Proceedings of the 17th Plenary Session, 29 April-3 May 2011), edited by Mary Ann Glendon and Hans E. Zacher (Vatican City: Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, 2012). 700 pages. Available in PDF format on this page of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences. [N.B., This corpus contains various scholarly addresses and articles, including “How Christians and Other Native Minorities are Faring in the Unfolding Arab Turmoil of 2011” by Habib C. Malik, “What Is or Should Be the Role of Religiously Informed Moral Viewpoints in Public Discourse (Especially Where Hotly Contested Issues Are Concerned)?” by Vittorio Possenti, and “Fundamentalist and Other Obstacles to Religious Toleration” by Malise Ruthven.]
  8. Unleash the Gospel: Post-Synod Pastoral Letter, by Most Rev. Allen H. Vigneron, Archbishop of Detroit (June 3, 2017). 45 pages. May be read online or downloaded in English y Espanol, through Unleash the Gospel; and available in PDF format (on this page) at Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish. One may also read the summary and news report, “Archbishop Vigneron releases post-synod pastoral letter, ‘Unleash the Gospel’” at Michigan Catholic.
  9. The Unseen World: An Exposition of Catholic Theology in its Relation to Modern Spiritism, by Rev. Fr. Alexis M. Lépicier, O.S.M. (London: Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner, & Co., 1906). With Imprimatur. May be read online, and available in various formats (pdf, epub, kindle/mobi, text, etc.) at Internet Archive. Another imprint (New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger, 1906) may be read online, and is available in various formats, at Internet Archive; and it is also available at Forgotten Books, with some pages accessible by members alone. Chapter I of Part II, “The State of the Departed Soul” may be read online on this page of the EWTN Library.
  10. Upon God’s holy hills, I. The Guides: Saint Anthony of Egypt, Saint Bruno of Cologne, Saint John of the Cross, by Cyril Charlie Martindale (London: R. & T. Washbourne, 1919). With Imprimatur. Monasticism, Saints, Spirituality, Prayer. Available at Open Library and Internet Archive (Digitizing sponsor: MSN, Book contributor: Kelly – University of Toronto).
  11. “The Use of Contraceptives under Threat of Rape: An Exception?” by Martin Rhonheimer, Josephinum Journal of Theology, Vol. 14, No. 2 (2007): pp. 168-181. Available in pdf format on this page of the Pontifical College Josephinum.

  12. Utopia of Usurers and Other Essays, by G. K. [Gilbert Keith] Chesterton (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1917). Available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library.  Possibly the same edition available at ManyBooks.net and Project Gutenberg, and may be downloaded in text format through G. K. Chesterton’s Works on the Web.

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  1. Valeur des Décisions Doctrinales et Disciplinaires du Saint-Siège: Syllabus; Index; Saint-Office; Galilée; Congrégations romaines; L’inquisition au moyen âge, 2e edition, par Lucien Choupin (Paris: Gabriel Beauchesne, 1913). Avec Imprimatur. Disponible sur Internet Archive, avec une deuxième copie sur Internet Archive et Open Library.
  2. A Vanished Arcadia, Being Some Account of the Jesuits in Paraguay, 1607 to 1767, By R. B. Cunninghame Graham. Available in multiple formats at ManyBooks.net and Project Gutenberg. [N.B. Graham was not a Catholic. However, his account of the heroic work of the Jesuits for the Amerindian peoples of Paraguay is very fair-minded and informative.]
  3. “The Vatican and the German Resistance during World War II: 1939-1940”, by Sr. Mary Gloria Chang, O.P., The Catholic Social Science Review 14 (2009): 385-406. Available in PDF format on this page of the Catholic Social Science Review.
  4. The Vatican Decrees in their Bearing on Civil Allegiance, by Henry Edward Manning (London: Longmans, Green, 1875). Available at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  5. Verbi Sponsa: Instrução sobre a Vida Contemplative e a Clausura das Monjas, pelo Congregação para os Institutos de Vida Consagrada e Sociedades de Vida Apostólica, 13 de Maio 1999. Disponível em Site da Santa Sé.
  6. Verbum Domini: Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation on the Word of God in the Life and Mission of the Church, by Pope Benedict XVI, 30 September 2010. May be read online and available in PDF format at the Holy See. A summary of the document by the Commission for Doctrine, Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops is available at the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops. A summary by Archbishop Nikola Eterovic is may be read online at the National Catholic Register. According to the EWTN Library, it is “the fruit of the Twelfth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, held in Rome from 5 to 26 October 2008.”
  7. «Veritatis splendor»: Carta Encíclica sobre Algunas Cuestiones Fundamentales de la Enseñanza Moral de la Iglesia, del Papa San Juan Pablo II (6 de agosto 1993). Disponible en esta pagina de la Santa Sede; en esta pagina de ACI Prensa; en esta pagina del Archidiocesis de Valencia.
  8. Veritatis Splendor, Encyclical Letter by Blessed Pope John Paul II (6 August 1993). Available at the Holy See. [According to Wikipedia: “The encyclical is one of the most comprehensive and philosophical teachings of moral theology in the Catholic tradition”]
  9. Veterum Sapientia, Apostolic Constitution on the Promotion of the Study of Latin, by Pope John XXIII (February 22, 1962). Available at Adoremus.
  10. Via Crucis, or, The Holy Way of the Cross: containing a novena for the passion of Our Lord, a devout method for performing the stations of the cross, prayers at mass, &c.; with concise instructions on the scapular, and the novena of St. Francis Xaverius &c. &c. &c. compiled for the congregation of St. Patrick’s Church. (Quebec: Augustin Cote & Co., 1844) With episcopal approbation. Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  11. The Vicar of Christ, by Rev. William Humphrey, S.J. (London, Leamington: Art and Book Co.; New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers, 1892). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library (Digitizing sponsor: MSN, Book contributor: Kelly Library, University of Toronto). [N.B., As of 31 August 2015, the index page of Open Library lists the title as “The Vicar of Anti-Christ”.]
  12. The Victories of the Martyrs: The Lives of the Most Celebrated Martyrs of the Church, by Saint Alphonsus De Liguori (New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers; London: R. Washbourne; Dublin: M.H. Gill & Son, 1886).  (The Complete Works of Saint Alphonsus De Liguori, The Ascetical Works, Volume IX, translated from the Italian, edited by Rev. Eugene Grimm). With the approbation of the Superior. Available in PDF format on this page of Catholic Kingdom’s ebooks library; and also in PDF format on this page of Saints’ Books. [N.B.—The 26-page Introduction contains “Useful Reflections, By Which We May Derive Great Fruit From The Reading Of The Combats And The Victories Of The Martyrs”.]
  13. Vida Admirable del Bienaventurado Fray Martin de Porres, por Jose Manuel Valdez (Lima: Huerta y Ca., 1863). Con aprobaciones eclesiásticas. Disponible en Internet Archive y Open Library.
  14. Vie de Saint Dominique, par le Reverend Père Frere Henri-Dominique Lacordaire (Paris: Debécourt 1841). Disponible à Internet Archive et Open Library, avec un second (moins clair) copie à Internet Archive et Open Library.
  15. Vie de Saint Dominique: Précédée du Mémoire pour le Rétablissement en France de l’ordre des Frères Prêcheurs; et Suivie de la Lettre sur le Saint-Siège, par le Reverend Père Frere Henri-Dominique Lacordaire (Paris: Sagnier et Bray, 1844). Disponible à Internet Archive et Open Library.
  16. Vie de Saint François d’Assise, par L’Abbé A. Verger (Tours: Alfred Mame et Fils, 1896). Avec l’approbation du Cardinal Meignan, archeveque de Tours. Le livre audio et le e-livre sont disponible dans Internet Archive, avec une deuxième copie du e-livre dans Internet Archive.
  17. Vie de Saint Rose de Lima, Religieuse du Tiers-Ordre de Saint-Dominique, par P. Leonhard Hansen (Paris: Perisse Freres, [1876]). Avec l’approbation de l’eveque de Laussane. Disponible dans Internet Archive et Open Library.
  18. La Virgen del Tepeyac, Patrona Principal de la Nación Mexicana: Compendio Histórico-Crítico, por un sacerdote residente en esta Arquidiocesis (Guadalajara: Tip. de Ancira y Hino, 1884). Con la aprobacion del Ordinario. Disponible en Internet Archive y Open Library.
  19. The Visible Church, Her Government, Ceremonies, Sacramentals, Festivals and Devotions, a Compendium of “The externals of the Catholic church”, 5th ed., rev., by John F. Sullivan; with 120 illustrations from pen drawings by the author. (New York: P.J. Kenedy & Sons, 1922). Available at Open Library.
  20. The Visible Unity of the Catholic Church Maintained against Opposite Theories: with an Explanation of Certain Passages in Ecclesiastical History Erroneously Appealed to in their Support, by M. J. Rhodes (London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1870). With Imprimatur. Volume 1 of 2 available at Internet Archive and Open Library. Volume 2 of 2 available at Internet Archive.
  21. A Visit to a Catholic Church, by Rev. P. Ryan. Australian Catholic Truth Society No. 1286 (1958). May be read online, and available in PDF formatthrough this page of  Catholic Truth Society Pamphlets. [Previously available in PDF format on this page of Catholic Pamphlets.net, but the website appears to be down as of 3 February 2015.]
  22. Vladimir Soloviev: A Russian Newman (1853-1900), by Michel D’Herbigny, translated by A.M. Buchanan (London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow: R. & T. Washbourne, 1918). [LINKS DELETED DUE TO COPYRIGHT CONCERNS, AFTER WE LEARNED THAT THE TRANSLATOR PASSED AWAY AS RECENTLY AS 1950.] [N.B., James Likoudis provides a comment on this book entitled “Vladimir Soloviev (‘The Russian Newman’) on Christian Politics and Ecumenism” on the Catholic Social Science Review.
  23. Vocations Explained: Matrimony, Virginity, the Religious State, and the Priesthood, by a Vincentian Father. (New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benzinger Brothers, 1897). Published with the permission of the Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission. With Imprimatur. May be read online, and available in PDF format and in RTF format at the Saints’ Books. [N.B., The front page states that ‘”Vocations Explained” is a compendium of “Questions on Vocations,” a catechism approved by His Eminence Cardinal Gibbons; His Eminence Cardinal Satolli; by five Archbishops and twenty-two Bishops; also by numerous priests and religious Brothers and Sisters.’]
  24. Vocation to the Religious State, taken from the writings of St. Alphonsus de Liguori by the Rev. Cornelius J. Warren, C.Ss.R. (Boston, Mass.: Mission Church Press, 1926). With Imprimatur. May be read online, and may be downloaded in PDF format and RTF format, through the Saints’ Books index. Available in multiple formats at Internet Archive.
  25. Vocations, by Rev. William Doyle, S.J. (1939). Catholic Truth Society of Ireland No. Se 039a. 16 pages. May be read online as HTML and available in PDF format at Catholic Truth Society Pamphlets.
  26. Les Voies Ordinaires de la Vie Spirituelle: traité de théologie ascétique d’après les principes de Se Thérèse, proclamés par le Congrès Carmélitain de Madrid (Mars 1923) à l’usage des séminaires, du clergé et des gens du monde, by Mgr. Albert Farges (Paris: Lethielleux; Librairie Saint-Paul, 1925). With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  27. Voter’s Guide for Serious Catholics (San Diego: Catholic Answers Press, 2012). Available in PDF format (on this page) at Catholic Answers, with an insert available on this page. The 2004 edition may be read online (on this page) at the Political Responsibility Center (linked by this page of How to Vote Catholic). May be purchased through this page of Catholic Answers.

W

  1. War on Faith: How Catholics for a Free Choice Seeks to Undermine the Catholic Church (White Paper Number One), by Dr. Thomas E. Woods, Jr., Ph.D. (New York: International Organizations Research Group, 2009, first edition 2001). 58 pages. Available in PDF format in English y en Espanol at the Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute (C-FAM), which states: “’Catholics For Free Choice’… has little grass-roots support, and is funded by reproductive rights industries with an explicit goal of undermining the Catholic Church both as an organization and the body of beliefs.”
  2. Wartime Rescue of Jews by the Polish Catholic Clergy: The Testimony of Survivors, edited and compiled by Mark Paul (Toronto: Polish Educational Foundation in North America, 2007). Available in PDF format at the International Research Center.
  3. The Way, by St. Josemaria Escriva (1934, 1939). May be read online (onthis page) at Josemaria Escriva Works(N.B., The website states: “All intellectual property rights pertaining to the contents of these pages are reserved. Text and images may not be reproduced without authorization from the copyright holders…”)
  4. A Way of Life for Young Catholics, by Fr Stephen Wang (2007). Tract. Available in PDF format on this page of Poor Clares Galway.
  5. The Way of Perfection, 2nd ed., translated from the autograph of Saint Teresa of Jesus by the Benedictines of Stanbrook including all the variants from the Escorial and Valladolid editions; revised with notes and an introduction by F. Benedict Zimmerman; with additional notes by the translator. (London: Baker, 1919). Available at Open Library with a 2nd copy here and a 3rd copy here.
  6. The Way of Salvation and Perfection (Meditations, Pious Reflections, Spiritual Treatises), 2nd edition, by St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori (New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers; London: R. Washbourne; Dublin: M.H. Gill & Son, 1886).  (The Complete Works of Saint Alphonsus De Liguori, The Ascetical Works, Volume II, translated from the Italian, edited by Rev. Eugene Grimm). With the approbation of the Superior. Available in PDF format on this page of Catholic Kingdom’s ebooks library; and also in PDF format on this page of Saints’ Books.
  7. “The Way of Suicide, Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia, or Evangelium Vitae’s Way of Mercy and Compassion?”, by Dr. Brigid Vout, The Linacre Quarterly, vol. 70, no. 4, article 4 (2003), pp. 301-315, available in PDF format on this page.
  8. The Way of the Cross, by St. Josemaria Escriva. May be read online at Escrivaworks.org. (copyright Studium Foundation, rights reserved).
  9. The Way of the Lord Jesus. Volume 1, Christian Moral Principles, by Germain Grisez. Available at The Way of the Lord Jesus, with a general overview here.
  10. The Way of the Lord Jesus. Volume 2, Living a Christian Life, by Germain Grisez. Available at The Way of the Lord Jesus, with a general overview here.
  11. The Way of the Lord Jesus. Volume 3, Difficult Moral Questions, by Germain Grisez. Available at The Way of the Lord Jesus, with a general overview here.
  12. The Way of Perfection, by Saint Teresa of Jesus (Teresa of Avila), with the preface to the first edition by Archbishop Theotonio de Braganza, translated by the Benedictines of Stanbrook Abbey, revised with notes and an introduction by the Very Rev. F. Benedict Zimmerman, 2nd edition with additional notes by the translator (London: Thomas Baker, 1919). With Imprimatur. May be read online, and available in multiple formats, at Internet Archive and Internet Archive (2nd copy) . The 1st edition (London: Thomas Baker, 1919), is available at Internet Archive.
  13. The Way to Paradise: Saint Ann Maronite Church (Scranton, PA) Information Booklet, by Joseph J. Soma, MD. Available in PDF format on this page of Saint Ann Maronite Church.
  14. We consecrate ourselves to you forever, o hearts of Jesus and Mary (Booklet). May be read online at Christendom Awake: Part 1 and Part 2.
  15. “We Remember: A Reflection on the Shoah”, by the Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews, 16 March 1998. Available on this page with a 2nd copy on this page at the EWTN Library. The text, together with Cardinal Edward Idris Cassidy’s presentation of the document, along with Pope St. John Paul II’s letter to the Cardinal about the document, and other texts relating to Catholic-Jewish relations, is also available at the Holy See. See also Cardinal Cassidy’s “Reflections on the Holy See’s Statement on the Shoah” on Catholic Culture.
  16. A Wedding Planner for Catholic Weddings. 32 pages. Available in PDF format on this page of The Catholic Parishes of Northeast Wyoming. 
  17. What is a Lie? Why Is Lying Wrong?, by John Skalko. Uploaded by John Skalko on Academia.eduChapter I: What is a Lie?; and Chapter II: Why Is Lying Wrong? Aquinas’s Argument.
  18. What is an Exorcism? By Rev. Benjamin P. Bradshaw (updated 29 May 2013). 17-page tract. Available in PDF format on this page (CLICK HERE) of Catholic Adult Faith.
  19. “What is Natural Law? Human Purposes and Natural Ends”, by Robert Sokolowski, The Thomist 68 (2004): 507-529. Available in PDF format at Catholic University of America School of Philosophy.
  20. What Is or Should Be the Role of Religiously Informed Moral Viewpoints in Public Discourse (Especially Where Hotly Contested Issues Are Concerned)?” by Vittorio Possenti, in Universal Rights in a World of Diversity: The Case of Religious Freedom (Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences Acta 17: Proceedings of the 17th Plenary Session, 29 April-3 May 2011), edited by Mary Ann Glendon and Hans E. Zacher (Vatican City: Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, 2012), pp. 413-427. Available in PDF format on this page of the website of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.
  21. What is the Catholic Church?, by Fr Stephen Wang. May be downloaded in PDF format through the Catholic Truth Society, which states that it provides “An introduction to the world’s oldest institution founded by Jesus Christ”.
  22. What Think You of Christ? Is the Christ of the Catholic Church the Christ of the Gospels?, by Francis H. E. Cahusac (London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow: R. & T. Washbourne, 1914). With Imprimatur. May be read online, and available in various formats (pdf, epu, mobi/kindle, etc.) at Open Library and Internet Archive. Also available at the University of Toronto Libraries (pdf format), at Barnes & Noble (free Nook ebook), and at Forgotten Books (some pages accessible by members only). Hard copies of the work are being offered for sale at Preserving Christian Publications and at Amazon.com.
  23. What to Do about Temptation, by Donald F. Miller, C.Ss.R. With 1959 Imprimatur. Available in PDF format on this page of Internet Archive’s 2 June 2013 snapshot of Catholic Pamphlets.net [N.B., Catholic Pamphlets.net appears to be defunct, as the website stated on 14 January 2014 that: “This account has been suspended.” However, the 2 June 2013 snapshot of Catholic Pamphlets.net, through which one may access the texts on the website, may be found at Internet Archive, along with other snapshots from other dates.]
  24. What Went Wrong with Vatican II, by Ralph M. McInerny (Sophia Institute Press, 1998). Chapter I: “The Forgotten Teachings of the Council” is available at the EWTN Library.
  25. What’s Wrong with the World, by G. K. Chesterton (1910). Available at Many Books.net and Project Gutenberg.
  26. Where We Got the Bible: Our Debt to the Catholic Church, by the Right Rev. Henry G. Graham. With Imprimatur. [LINK(S) DELETED DUE TO COPYRIGHT CONCERNS.]
  27. Which is the True Church?: or, a Few Plain Reasons for Joining the Roman Catholic Communion, by C.F.B. Allnatt (Edinburgh: Ballantyne Press, 1881). Available at Internet Archive. and Open Library.
  28. “White Smoke, Valid Pope: A Heretic Pope Would Govern Illicitly—but Validly”, by Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S., This Rock, Volume 12, Number 3 (March 2001) May be read online (on this page) at Catholic Answers. This appears to be a modified version of the same author’s essay “A Heretical Pope Would Govern the Church Illicitly but Validly”, Living Tradition, No. 87, edited by  Msgr. John F. McCarthy and Rev. Brian W. Harrison, O.S. (May 2000), which may be read online at the Internet Archive Wayback Machine (13 June 2002 snapshot of Living Tradition) and at Biblia y Tradicion. [One may also peruse Fr. Harrison’s reply to a letter disagreeing with his essay, in “Is the Pope Above Canon Law?“, at Catholic Answers Magazine.]
  29. Who is Padre Pio?, by O. Guarini, translated by Laura Chanler White. With 1955 Imprimatur. May be read online and available in PDF format at Catholic Truth Society Pamphlets. [Formerly available in PDF format on this page of Catholic Pamphlets.net, which is still down as of 3 February 2015.]
  30. Why Do Protestants Not Invoke the Virgin?, by Rev. G.M. Godts, C.Ss.R. (Brandon, Manitoba: E.L. Christie, 1901). With Imprimatur. May be read online, and available in various formats, at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a microfilm copy at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  31. “Why Do We Need the Philosophy of Edith Stein?” by Mette Lebech, Communio: International Catholic Review, Vol. 38 (Winter 2011): pp. 682-726. Available in PDF format on this page (with an abstract on this page) of Communio.
  32. Why God Became Man (Cur Deus Homo), by St. Anselm of Canterbury. Both the English and the Latin text may be downloaded in PDF format through the Saints’ Books index.
  33. Why I became a Catholic: Religio Viatoris, by Henry Edward Manning (London: Burns & Oates, 1898?). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  34. Why is Thy Apparel Red? or Glories Of The Precious Blood, by Max Francis Walz (Collegeville, Indiana: St. Joseph’s Printing Office, 1914). With Imprimatur. Available in multiple formats at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  35. Why Not Share The Faith? by A. R. Winter, C.Ss.R. (1956). Australian Catholic Truth Society No. 1251a. May be read online and available in PDF format and in MP3 format at Catholic Truth Society Pamphlets. Also available in PDF format on this page of Catholic Pamphlets.net.
  36. “Why Redefining Lying with the Qualifier ‘Right to Know’ is a Mistake”, by John Skalko. CTS Colloquium Series (Friday, January 30th, 2015, with slight revisions February 4th). Uploaded by John Skalko on this page of Academia.edu.
  37. The Winchester Troper, from MSS of the Xth and XIth Centuries, with other documents illustrating the history of tropes in England and France, edited by Walter Howard Frere (London: [Harrison and sons, printers], 1894). Available at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  38. Wine, Water, and Song, by Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1915). Poetry. Available in various formats at ManyBooks.net and Project Gutenberg.
  39. The Wisdom of Father Brown, G.K. Chesterton (1914). Fiction, Detective. Available in various formats at ManyBooks.net and Project Gutenberg. May be read online at G. K. Chesterton’s Works on the Web.
  40. Witnesses of the Faith in the Orient: Dominican Martyrs of Japan, China, and Vietnam, 2nd edition, by a team of Dominican Fathers under the direction of Ceferino Puebla Pedrosa, O.P., translated by Sister Maria Maez, O.P., revised and updated by George G. Christian, O.P. (Hong Kong: Provincial Secretariat of Missions, Dominican Province of Our Lady of the Rosary, 1989, 2006). Available in PDF format on this page of the Dominican Province of St. Joseph, USA.
  41. Woman as Mother and Wife in the African Context of the Family in the Light of John Paul II’s Anthropological and Theological Foundation: The Case Reflected within the Bantu and Nilotic Tribes of Kenya (Dissertation), by Joseph Okech Adhunga (Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America, 2012). Available in PDF format at WRLC Digital Repository and at CUA Digital Collections (through this index page).
  42. The Woman Blessed by All Generations; or Mary, the Object of Veneration, Confidence and Imitation to All Christians, by Rev. Raphael Melia, D.D. (Longmans, Green & Co., 1868). May be read online and available in various formats (pdf, epub, djvu, kindle/mobi, etc.) at Internet Archive and Open Library. Also available at Google Books. A hard copy is offered for sale (on this page) at Pilgrim Reader Books.
  43. The Wonder-Worker of Padua, by Charles Warren Stoddard. Audiobook available at LibriVox, which states: “This is the inspiring story of Saint Anthony of Padua (1195-1231). The son of a wealthy Portuguese family… he took up the habit of a poor Franciscan friar and devoted his life to fervently preaching the Word of God… To confirm the efficacy of his words, God gave him the gifts of prophecy and of performing miracles…”
  44. Words of Consolation for the Sick and Afflicted, by a Hospital Chaplain (1960). Australian Catholic Truth Society No. 1326. May be read online and available in PDF format (25 pages) at Catholic Truth Society Pamphlets. Also available as an English audiobook and as a Russian audiobook.
  45. The work of the Benedictines of Solesmes in the plainsong revival, by Henry Bremridge Briggs (London: Harrison and Sons, 1899). Available at Open Library and Internet Archive.  (N.B., The book has no Imprimatur, but the work has no apparent heterodoxy and the topic relates to the Church, specifically the musical research of the Benedictines of Solesmes. The author is possibly a High Church Anglican.)
  46. The Workers are Few; Reflections upon Vocation to the Foreign Missions, by Rev. Paolo Manna, translated by Rev. Joseph F. McGlinchey (Boston, Mass.: Society for the Propagation of the Faith, 1911). With the apostolic benediction of Pope St. Pius X for the original Italian text, and Imprimatur for the translation. Available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library, with a second copy at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  47. World Bank: How it Compromises Economic Development by Promoting a Population Control Agenda (White Paper Number Seven), by Andrew M. Essig, Ph.D. (New York: International Organizations Research Group, 2007). 52 pages. Available in PDF format in English e in Italiano at Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute (C-FAM).
  48. World Federalism in the Catholic Social Doctrine, by Andreas Bummel and Dr. Maja Brauer (Berlin: Committee for a Democratic U.N., 2009). 8 page tract. Available in PDF format at Committee for a Democratic U.N..
  49. The World Health Organization’s Abortion Agenda (White Paper Number Eleven), by Andrew M. Essig, Ph.D.(New York: International Organizations Research Group, 2010). 66 pages. Available in PDF format at C-FAM, which states: “WHO has emphasized family planning, including abortion, by eschewing other aims… to the detriment of that institution’s effectiveness and reputation.”
  50. The World’s First Love, by the Most Reverend Fulton J. Sheen, PH.D., D.D., (New York, London, Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1952). With Imprimatur. [Link deleted due to copyright concerns. Advice on the work’s copyright status would be most appreciated.] An excerpt, “The World’s Happiest Marriage”, may be read online at Catholic Tradition. Another excerpt, “Mary and the Moslems”, may be read online at Ignatius Insight, The Truth Will Make You Free, and  Catholic Culture, which states that it previously appeared on the Mindszenty Report (St. Louis, Mo.: Cardinal Mindszenty Foundation, August 1991).
  51. “The Wrong of Abortion”, by Patrick Lee and Robert P. George, from Contemporary Debates in Applied Ethics, edited by Andrew I. Cohen and Christopher Wellman (Blackwell Publishers, 2005). Available in pdf format at Blackwell Publishing.

X – Z

  1. The Year of St. Paul, by Pope Benedict XVI (General Audiences 2008-2009). May be read online through Catechesis of the Popes. This provides a collection of the teaching addresses of Pope Benedict on the life, teaching, and legacy of the Apostle Paul. [N.B., According to Catechesis of the Popes: “These audiences are available in book form from Ignatius Press.”]
  2. You Shall Be My Witnesses: Hebrew Catholics and the Mission of the Church (Saint Louis, MO.: Association of Hebrew Catholics, 2010, 2012). Available in PDF format on this page of the Association of Hebrew Catholics.
  3. YOUCAT English: Youth Catechism of the Catholic Church, with a Foreword by Pope Benedict XVI, translated by Michael J. Miller (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2011). Excerpts are available in PDF format on this page of Ignatius Press.
  4. Young Catholics Leaving the Faith: Cause and Remedy, by Rev. Eustace Dudley, S.J. Catholic Truth Society No. C131a (1931). Available in PDF format on this page of Catholic Truth Society Pamphlets.
  5. Your Neighbor and You: Our Dealings With Those About Us, by Rev. Edward F. Garesché, S.J. (New York, Cincinnati: Benziger Brothers, 1919). With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive and Open Library. Another edition (New York: Apostleship of Prayer, 1912) is available at Internet Archive and Open Library. The 2nd edition (St. Louis, Mo.: Queen’s Work Press), with 1912 Imprimatur, is available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  6. Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra: a Poem, by Aeneas McDonell Dawson (1883). From microfilm. Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.