by Fr. John Hardon, S.J.
Modern Catholic Dictionary
is a compilation of approximately 5,000 terms that deal directly and indirectly with the Catholic faith, worship, morals, history, and spirituality. Included in this comprehensive work is a special reference section that contains The Credo of the People of God
proclaimed by Pope Paul VI; listings of the popes; updated calendars of both the Roman and the Byzantine Rites; and listings of the religious communities of priests, brothers, and religious women in the U.S. and Canada, as well as the secular institutions in those countires. Also to be found in the dictionary are the books of the Bible, ecclesiastical abbreviations, the fathers and doctors of the Church, ecumenical councils, encyclicals of the popes, as well as the names and titles of Christ and the New Testament Parables.Modern Catholic Dictionary
is without equal--a definitive one-volume reference work for both scholar and general reader alike.