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Understanding the Catholic faith

Understanding the Catholic faith

an official edition of the revised Baltimore catechism no. 3, Confraternity of Christian Doctrine edition : with supplementary material and explanatory charts and illustrations

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Published by Ave Maria Press in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementprepared by John A. O"Brien.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 281 p. :
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21215817M

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The Catechism of the Catholic Church defines purgatory as a “purification, so as to achieve the holiness necessary to enter the joy of heaven,” which is experienced by those “who die in God’s grace and friendship, but still imperfectly purified” (CCC ). It notes that “this final purification of the elect is entirely different from the punishment of the damned” (CCC ). Hayward Street PO Box Port Macquarie NSW Australia 02 ABN: 15 Terms and Conditions.

That is why a book of the Catholic understanding of the Bible is not only useful, but necessary. Over the centuries, wars have been fought over the Sacred Scriptures. It is imperative that the desperate need for unity in our divided society should be promoted by the revealed word of God as found in Holy Writ. AsFile Size: KB. The topical arrangement provides a quick access to key tenets of our faith and has been invaluable in spreading the truth about our Catholic Faith to Catholics and non-Catholic alike. Its a great resource for preparing devotionals and for jogging my memory when I can't quite remember important key verses.


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