I have seen Wikipedia discussion of Pope Pius IX's 1848 Epistle to the Easterners, and while the discussion mentions a now removed link to catholicencyclicals.net which apparently was a resource on the encyclical but did not include its text, I haven't been able to obtain the Latin wording of the encyclical's title, nor pin down the text.

What is a URL to the full text of the encyclical, preferably on vatican.va?


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    archive-text or archive-book .... can't verify – depperm Dec 18 '19 at 19:55
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    Thank you... This looks like a near-miss to me. It appears to be on related topic, but the opening words in Latin, from which encyclicals' titles are taken, are "In Suprima Petri Apostoli Sedi," translatable as "In the supreme seat of the Apostle Peter." The document I requested, "To the East/Easterns/Easterners," is titled like one would expect for an English translation of an encyclical's Latin name, but a different Latin name. – Christos Hayward Dec 18 '19 at 20:52
  • On second thought, I was too hasty to respond. The Orthodox bishops' response, Encyclical of the Eastern Patriarchs, in English translation refers to it as "To the East," but the first link seems to quote the Orthodox response, which may mean just that I'm missing something about two titles to potentially the same encyclical. – Christos Hayward Dec 18 '19 at 20:56
  • The Vatican website doesn't list this document with the others of Pius IX. – Andrew Leach Dec 19 '19 at 15:08

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