"Through the harmonious and complementary efforts of all the ranks of the People of God, may this Catechism be known and shared by everyone, so that the unity in faith whose supreme model and origin is found in the Unity of the Trinity may be strengthened and extended to the ends of the earth."
- Castel Gandolfo
(August 1997 - 19th year of the Pontificate)
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The same questions bear the same numbers throughout the series. The different sizes of type make the Catechisms more suitable to their respective grades, smaller children usually requiring larger print.
Apart from its educational advantages, the progressive plan aims at lessening the expense in providing children with Catechisms, by furnishing just what is necessary for each grade; it aims also at encouraging the children to learn, by affording opportunity for promotion from book to book.
This Catechism is intended to furnish a complete course of religious instruction, it is useful to anyone who wants to grow in knowledge of the faith of the Catholic Church.
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