Catechism of the Catholic Church

APOSTOLIC CONSTITUTION FIDEI DEPOSITUM ON THE PUBLICATION OF THE CATECHISMOF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH PREPARED FOLLOWING THE SECOND VATICAN ECUMENICAL COUNCIL JOHN PAUL, BISHOP SERVANT OF THE SERVANTS OF GOD FOR EVERLASTINGMEMORY To my Venerable Brothers the Cardinals, Patriarchs, Archbishops, Bishops, Priests, Deacons, and to all the People of God. Guarding the Deposit of Faith Is the Mission Which the Lord Entrusted to His Church , and which she fulfills in every age. The Second Vatican Ecumenical Council, which was opened 30 years ago by my predecessor Pope John XXIII, of happy