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

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Viking, 1996 - Reference - 553 pages
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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Chapter Two Roman Curia
Chapter Three The Papal Household and the Papal Family
Defensores Ecclesiae Libertatis

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