Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith: Dominus Iesus

Declaration, published 16 June 2000, “on the unicity and salvific universality of Jesus Christ and the Church”. Image links to Vatican translation.

Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger: The Spirit of the Liturgy

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

Catechism of the Catholic Church

 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