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Catechism of the Catholic Church
Catechism of the Catholic Church
Author: U.S. Catholic Church
Four centuries in the making, a monumental undertaking and a magnificent achievement, the first definitive Catholic Catechism since the Council of Trent in 1566 details the doctrine, dogma, and the basic tenets of the Church.
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ISBN-13: 9780385479677
ISBN-10: 0385479670
Publication Date: 4/15/1995
Pages: 864
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3.9 stars, based on 61 ratings
Publisher: Image
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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The Catechism draws on the Bible, the Mass, the sacraments, Church tradition and teaching, and the lives of the saints. It comes with a complete index, footnotes, and cross-references for a fuller understanding of every subject. Using the tradition of explaining what the Church believes {the Creed}, what she celebrates {the Sacraments}, what she lives {the Commandments}, and what she prays {the Lord's Prayer}, the Catechism offers challenges for believers and answers for all those interested in learning about the mystery of the Catholic faith.
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A completely and thorough explanation of the Catholic Church in all areas. It is perfect for someone who is just entering the Catholic Churrch, or rejoining and it answers basically all your questions as to how live as a Catholic according to their interpretation of God's doctrine. As a person returning to Catholicism I found it was an invaluable tool and resource.
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Thorough explanantion of what the Catholic church teaches on various topics and why.
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A complete outline of the beliefs of the Church.
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The doctrines of the Roman Catholic Church.
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so far, I just use it as a reference. It is very enlightening
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The Catechism of the Catholic Church is one of the most well-written and highly indexed books I have ever read. If used besides the Bible, early writers of the Church, Encyclicals, etc. it provides a depth to our Faith that is beyond imaging. The Holy Spirit is obviously the writer and it is a gift to all that read it!
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This is by far the best, most authentic, easy to read book on the Catholic Catechism. I used it/read it during a course I took. I've read others also, but this is the best! It's usually used more as a reference book, and every Catholic household ought to own one.


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