The Catechism of the Council of Trent
Pope Pius V John A. McHugh Charles J. Callan The Catholic Church
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Nov 20, 2018 - 07:28 AM By Pope Pius V John A. McHugh Charles J. Callan The Catholic Church

The authoritative catechism produced by the Council of Trent and published by order of St Pius V was originally commissioned during the Reformation period, in order to explain the Faith clearly and calmly in the face of Protestant objections It still serves as an excellent compendium of the Church s traditional life and belief.
  • Title: The Catechism of the Council of Trent
  • Author: Pope Pius V John A. McHugh Charles J. Callan The Catholic Church
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  • Page: 490
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Robert Tessmer Nov 20, 2018 - 07:28 AM
No longer being a Roman Catholic, I found this to be a bit of a slog. It does give a very good summary of Roman Catholic thought at the time of the Counter Reformation.This greatest of Catechisms was published after the great Council of Trent in response to the errors of the protestant revolt. It was edited under the guidance of Saint Charles Borromeo and was used for centuries (with the approbation of many Popes) as an important part in the formation of Catholic priests. It is specifically writ [...]
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Kazango Nov 20, 2018 - 07:28 AM
An excellent pastoral catechism which has stood the test of time. How does it differ from the new Catechism? Primarily in its audience and intent, which was to serve as a catechetical manual for parish priests so that they may instruct their flocks. In contrast the new Catechism is primarily directed to catechists who will use it for source material for local catechisms. So a major difference is that the older book is more pastoral in tone, maybe, and less ordered toward theological detail.Both [...]
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Eric Ryniker Nov 20, 2018 - 07:28 AM
Counter-Reformation theology succinctly and clearly expressed; built on Aquinas and Augustine.
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