Roman Catechism

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The Catechismus ex Decreto Concilii Tridentini (1566), issued after the Council of Trent on Papal authority, is known as the ‘Roman Catechism’. It is not a catechism in the ordinary sense of a work arranged in question and answer form, but is a doctrinal exposition of the Creeds, Sacraments, Ten Commandments, and Prayer (including the Lord's Prayer), intended for the use of parish priests.

Subjects: Christianity.

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