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Catholicism for Dummies (Paperback) (John Trigilio & Ph.D. Kenneth Brighenti)

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Catholicism For Dummies, 3rd Edition, speaks to interested outsiders, practicing Catholics, as well as to religious professionals and members of the clergy. This new edition will offer an in depth look at Pope Francis and his vision of a more liberal and open-minded church, as well as a look into the life and career that led him to become was elected the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church in March 2013.  Readers will learn the foundations of the faith, and find detailed information on:

  • The various stances within American Catholicism today
  • Recent Catholic history since the publication of the second edition. Most notably, the succession of Pope Francis who has rebranded Catholicism and the papacy.
  • Expanded information on baptism, confirmation, and the other sacraments
  • New information about the priesthood and religious life today
  • New and updated information on the present state of Catholic education, Catholic identity, and Catholic social teaching
  • Issues and questions modern Catholics face, including gay marriage, abortion, and the death penalty
Number of Pages: 438
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Series Title: For Dummies
Format: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Author: John Trigilio & Ph.D. Kenneth Brighenti
Language: English
Street Date: January 10, 2017
TCIN: 52150627
UPC: 9781119295600
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-4247
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