Guidance documents from the Pontifical Commission which may be helpful are:
- Circular letter regarding the cultural and pastoral training
of future priests in their upcoming responsibilities
concerning the artistic and historic heritage of the Church (15 October 1992)
- The Pastoral Function of Church Archives (2 February 1997)This is a hugely important document, offering important philosophical principles relating to the preservation of Church archives. An edited and printed copy of this text is available for purchase from the CAS shop.
- The Pastoral Function of Ecclesiastical Museums (15 August 2001) An edited and printed copy of this text is available for purchase from the CAS shop.
- Lettera Circolare sulla Necessità e Urgenza dell’Inventariazione e Catalogazione dei Beni Culturali della Chiesa (8 December 1999) — text available only in Italian.