Optatam Totius

The Decree on Priestly Training, also known by the Latin title Optatam Totius, covered the issue of the training of priests for ministry. The outline below is as given in the document. The headings are my own.


I: The Program of Priestly Training to be Undertaken by Each Country

II: The Urgent Fostering of Priestly Vocations

III: The Setting Up of Major Seminaries

IV: The Careful Development of the Spiritual Training

V: The Revision of Ecclesiastical Studies

VI: The Promotion of Strictly Pastoral Training

VII: Training to be Achieved after the Course of Studies


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