Catechism of the Catholic ChurchNotes on the new universal catechism. Fr. Most reviews some of the critical doctrinal points of the new universal catechism, explaining the doctrines and even pointing out some areas that are not yet sufficiently clear.
New Catechism of the Catholic Churchby Bishop Fabian Bruskewitz. History of the development of catechisms in the Church leading up to the new "Catechism of the Catholic Church", including an analysis of the nature and structure of the new "Catechism".
Reception and the CatechismFr Stephen Brett presents the theological notion of 'reception.' He argues that the collegial drafting and promulgation of the 'Catechism constitute a legitimate, authentic and indispensable 'reception' of the 'Catechism' and Vatican II on which it very much reliant.
Roma Locuta Est - Causa Finita Estby Fr Brian Harrison OS. Why the publication of the Catechism of the Catholic Church is the best thing to happen in the Church in the years since the end of Vatican II. (from Living Tradition, May 1995)
Start the PressesThe controversy over the proposed use of inclusive language in the "Catechism of the Catholic Church," ultimately published with only modest horizontal inclusive language.
Unfaithful to the TruthThis article by Msgr Michael Wrenn and Kenneth Whitehead gives insight into the battle over inclusive language that predates the final English language version of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. (from Crisis, November 1993)
Why American Catechists Don't Teach the CatechismA review of the book Flawed Expectations: The Reception of the Catechism of the Catholic Church by Msgr. Michael Wrenn and Kenneth Whitehead. This book documents how religious education leaders undermine the Catechism of the Catholic Church.