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The Vatican has released pictures taken when the Holy Father signed the encyclical Caritas in Veritate on June 29. Looking on is Archbishop James Harvey, prefect of the Pontifical Household.

A display of the initial editions of CV.

The LEV commercial edition of the Italian translation.

NB: Two years ago today, the Holy Father's Motu Proprio, Summorum Pontificum, was released.