"O Come All Ye Faithful" is a translation of the earlier Latin carol, "Adeste Fideles". Here you'll find the original Latin song, the English version, along with versions from France, Spain and other countries.

O Come, All Ye Faithful
(Adeste Fideles)

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The Latin lyrics to "Adeste Fideles" are attributed to John Francis Wade (he published them in 1751), although an earlier manuscript exists in the royal library in Portugal. This English translation of "O Come, All Ye Faithful" was penned by the English Catholic priest Frederick Oakeley in 1841 .

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