“The whole concern of doctrine and its teaching must be directed to the love that never ends. Whether something is proposed for belief, for hope or for action, the love of our Lord must always be made accessible, so that anyone can see that all the works of perfect Christian virtue spring from love and have no other objective than to arrive at love.” — Catechism of the Catholic Church, 25
While the Catechism of the Catholic Church is considered “useful reading” for all the faithful, it is often necessary to turn to bishops, pastors, catechists, and scholars for assistance in understanding its meaning and purpose in our lives.
In the Catechism of the Catholic Church with Theological Commentary, forty-two of those experts illuminate the four parts of the Catechism, each using a variety of Church documents, Scripture, and writings of the saints to dive deeply into each article of our Catholic Faith. The Catechism of the Catholic Church with Theological Commentary includes the full text of the Catechism, followed by the commentary.
- Rino Fisichella, president, Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization
- Luis F. Ladaria, prefect, Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
- Raffaello Martinelli, bishop of Frascati, Italy, former secretary of the Commission for the Preparation of the Catechism
- Christoph Schönborn, Archbishop of Vienna, and the editor of the Catechism of the Catholic Church
- And many more
Perfect for priests, deacons, catechetical leaders, teachers, seminarians, and anyone who wants to dive deeply into the truth and beauty of the Catholic Faith.