In a style that is easy to read yet completely thorough, this adult catechism presents all aspects of Catholic teachings and beliefs. It also explains the Mass, prayer and sacraments, church structures and hierarchy, other religions, morality and the commandments. It gives straightforward, up-to-date answers on controversial topics like abortion, birth control, capital punishment and divorce. This new edition has been carefully revised and updated in accordance with the CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH. Paper.