The official Catechism of the Catholic Church, Second Edition clearly spells out the Church's beliefs on:
- Love and marriage
- God, creation, humanity, life, death, and the afterlife
- Mary, the Church, the saints, and the sacraments
- And much, much more.
a "second edition"? Revised to conform completely with the official
Latin text promulgated by Pope John Paul II in 1997, the book now also
includes an extensive glossary and analytical index to make it even more
Unlike the catechism you may have used as a child, the official Catechism of the Catholic Church, Second Edition,
doesn't have a question-and-answer format. Designed for lay use, it can
be read from cover-to-cover or, with its handy index, used as a
resource to find a specific teaching on a specific topic.
for every Catholic household. It's also the perfect gift for
graduation, Confirmation, birthdays, Christmas, and Mother's or Father's
Day. (And a great addition to your own library to help you learn even
more about the Church and be better able to explain its beliefs to