Catechism of the Catholic Church Archives - Crux



  • Silver anniversary: Making the catechism shine in the 21st century

    Silver anniversary: Making the catechism shine in the 21st century

    In his speech marking the 25th anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church Oct. 11, Pope Francis said the catechism is not only an important tool for believers to understand the faith, but also provides concrete answers to new challenges. Just as the challenges people face evolve, so does the Christian response since “the word of God cannot be preserved in mothballs as if it were an old blanket to protect against insects,” he said.

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  • Maverick image aside, sometimes Pope’s more evolution than revolution

    Maverick image aside, sometimes Pope’s more evolution than revolution

    Two stories about Pope Francis in the last few days have confirmed impressions of him as a maverick, break-the-mold kind of pope, one on the death penalty and the other on the Amazon. In both cases, however, there’s a good argument to be made that what the pope is up to represents not a revolution, but a natural evolution of where the Church was already moving.

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