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Publication of updated New Catholic Encyclopedia


Publishers in the US last month released the first update since 1967 of the 15 volume New Catholic Encyclopedia.

The publicity states that the work is recognised by Library Journal as one of the top 50 reference sources of the millennium. Since 1967, it has been a standard in public, academic and high school libraries worldwide.

The Encyclopedia is published jointly by Catholic University of America Press and the Gale Group.

The revised edition features contributions from hundreds of scholars from all over the world, under the guidance of Catholic University of America's Fr Berard Marthaler OFMConv. and Gale.

The publishers have incorporated new content including liturgical changes, biographies of deceased Catholics, newly canonised saints, changes in women's roles, and the voluminous activity of John Paul II's papacy.

SOURCE
Gale Group

LINKS
Catholic University of America Press | New Catholic Encyclopedia
Gale Group | New Catholic Encyclopedia | Sample pages
Second edition of New Catholic Encyclopedia released (Catholic News Service)
Catholic Encyclopedia (1913 version, online)



30 Oct 2002