The Catechism of the Catholic Church

The Catechism of the Catholic Church : Definitive Popular Edition

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The Catholic catechism was published in Latin as the "Editio Typica". This text is the English translation of the "Editio Typica" and includes a 64-page readers' guide. There have been some changes, including: the original sentence on criminal punishment has been omitted, reflecting a developing consensus within the Catholic community against this practice; a reference to angels has been dropped in a passage where it was not necessary to the main point and so was distracting; there is a more nuanced approach to some sexual issues, with a greater emphasis on psychological and social factors affecting the relative culpability of certain acts.show more

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  • Paperback | 816 pages
  • 124 x 190 x 38mm | 621.42g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • GEOFFREY CHAPMAN
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Latin
  • 0225668920
  • 9780225668926