Intended to foster understanding and appreciation of “the liturgy in all its beauty, hidden wealth, and time-transcending grandeur, to see it as the animating center of the Church, the very center of Christian life.” ISBN recommendation:0-89870-784-6
A “compendium of all Catholic doctrine regarding both faith and morals”. An updated and systematic presention of “the teaching of Sacred Scripture, the living Tradition in the Church and the authentic Magisterium, as well as the spiritual heritage of the Fathers, Doctors and saints of the Church”. Promulgated by Pope John Paul II on 15 August 1997. Image links to Vatican translation. ISBN recommendation: 0385508190
Statement on the origin of life and evolution. Image links to EWTN translation. See also Appendix I, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger: In the Beginning…, for a contemporary meditation on the Genesis creation accounts.