The Church Visible: The Ceremonial Life and Protocol of the Roman Catholic Church

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Viking, 1996 - Reference - 553 pages
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The ideal companion to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, this definitive reference work on the external life of the Church, its ceremonies, traditions, and protocol is the only book of its kind published in the last 100 years, making it the first to take into account the momentous changes instituted by Vatican II. Includes 125 color photos and 40 color illustrations. s. 26 Appendices. Bibliography.

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Review: The Church Visible: The Ceremonial Life and Protocol of the Roman Catholic Church

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Overall, a useful guide to the ceremonies, traditions, protocol, and vestments of the Catholic Church. It includes many detailed descriptions of particular rituals and masses, special vestments and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carlos Santos - Goodreads

Fantastic book, it gives a lot of insight into the catholic church and it's symbolism. Read full review

Contents

Chapter Two Roman Curia
65
Chapter Three The Papal Household and the Papal Family
87
Defensores Ecclesiae Libertatis
96
Copyright

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