Evangelii Nuntiandi is an apostolic exhortation issued on 8 December 1975 by Pope Paul VI following the work of the synod on the theme (of 7 September 1974 to 26 October 1980). It deals with evangelism, and affirms the role of every Christian (and not only ordained priests) in spreading the [[Catholic Church|Catholic religion.
It derives its name from the first words of the text: Evangelii nuntiandi'' 'studium nostrae aetatis hominibus, the effort to proclaim the Gospel to the men of our time.
This apostolic exhortation missionary gave a new impetus to the Catholic Church, and inspired teaching of John Paul II (which participated in its drafting).
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