Vatican 2 Documents

There were 16 documents adopted by the Second Vatican Council and they are all available at the Vatican website.

We list the documents here in chronological order of their adoption.


Sacrosanctum Concilium on the liturgy

Inter Mirifica on social communication


Unitatis Redintegratio on ecumenism

Orientalum Ecclesarium on the Eastern Churches

Lumen Gentium on the Church


Dignitatis Humanae on religious freedom

Gaudium et Spes on the Church in the modern world

Ad Gentes on the Church's mission activity

Presbyterorum Ordinis on the ministry and life of priests

Christus Dominus on the role of bishops

Perfectae Caritatis on the renewal of religious life

Optatam Totius on priestly training

Gravissimum Educationis on Christian education

Dei Verbum on divine revelation

Apostolicam Actuositatem

Nostra Aetate
on relations with non-Christian religions