Inter Mirifica ("The Means of Social Communication") is a Vatican II decree promulgated on December 4, 1963 by Pope Paul VI. It is composed of 24 points, with the aim of addressing the concerns and problems of social communication. Inter Mirifica identifies social communication as the press, cinema, television, and other similar types of communication interfaces.
Word on Fire Communications Director, Brandon Vogt, recommends the Church documents listed below (in chronological order) to lead you deeper into the study of the New Evangelization.
Evangelii Nuntiandi (1975), Pope Paul VI – Perhaps the most important modern Church document on evangelization, it urges all Catholics—priests, religious, catechists, parents, and lay faithful—to evangelize in their daily lives.
Novo Millennio Ineunte (2000), Pope John Paul II – The Pope’s apostolic letter written at the beginning of the third millennium encouraging Catholics to be “filled with the ardor of the apostolic preaching which followed Pentecost” (40).
Message to the People of God (2012), Synod on the New Evangelization for the Transmission of Christian Faith – The Synod’s concluding document, addressed to the entire Church, highlighting many expressions of the New Evangelization.