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The absolute best source for trustworthy, accurate, up-to-date information
Our Sunday Visitor's Catholic Almanac remains the "only" annual, comprehensive guide to the Catholic Church. It is the essential one-volume reference work for researchers, homilists, writers, media professionals, students, and teachers.
Published for more than one hundred years, this is the "proven" resource that offers solid, orthodox Catholic teaching and information. Its in-depth index makes finding specific, exact information easy.
Archbishop John P. Foley, President "emeritus" of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications at the Vatican, has called the Catholic Almanac ""an annual masterpiece ""
Citations And Professional Reviews Our Sunday Visitor's Catholic Almanac 2008 by Matthew Bunson has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Wilson Public Library Catalog - 12/31/2008 page 117
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Studio: Our Sunday Visitor
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.22" Width: 5.5" Height: 1.51" Weight: 1.45 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2007
Publisher Our Sunday Visitor
ISBN 1592763340 ISBN13 9781592763344
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More About Matthew Bunson
Father Christopher Rengers, O.F.M. Cap. (1917 2010), entered the Capuchin Franciscan novitiate in 1936 and was ordained a priest in Washington, D.C., in 1942. He taught at St. Joseph College in Kansas before spending fifty years in parish work. He was also the author of The Youngest Prophet, Mary of the Americas, Words from the Cross, and They Played in Calvary s Drama.
Dr. Matthew E. Bunson, K.H.S., is a senior fellow of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology in Steubenville, Ohio, and Senior Correspondent for Our Sunday Visitor. He is author or co-author of more than fifty books, including The Encyclopedia of Saints, The Encyclopedia of Catholic History, and Pope Francis, the first biography of Pope Francis in the English language. "
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The Dr. I.Q. for the Catholic faith Jul 7, 2008
Our Sunday Visitor's Catholic Almanac 2008 (Our Sunday Visitor's Catholic Almanac) The one-stop shopping for a thumb-nail sketch of the Catholic faith. Includes biographies of saints, and lay/clerical persons, the world's nations and percentage of Catholics in each. Also serves as a "World Almanac" key to catholics and their beliefs and cross-generational materials for non-catholics. Describes in enough detail clerical and religious orders, their founders and mission fields. And the outreach of the faith in relation to other Christian and non-Christian belief systems.
A useful guide Mar 13, 2008
A useful guide which thoroughly covers the history and teachings of the Catholic Church. Since it is issued every year, one of its best features is events of the latest year. For those who are statistic conscious, statistics abound and give very useful knowledge. As to annulment statistics, I have a question? Of the 62,000 given worldwide, 39,000 are given in the United States. This disproportion opens the question of "why?" Perhaps the 2009 edition could answer the question and explain why?