Indexed citations to articles published in more than 170 Roman Catholic periodicals, as well as papal documents, church promulgations, and books about
the Catholic faith, authored by Catholics, or produced by Catholic publishers.
A worldwide union catalog created and maintained collectively by more than 9,000 OCLC member institutions. With millions of online records built from the
bibliographic and ownership information of contributing libraries, it is the largest and most comprehensive database of its kind.
This 15 volume, second edition features revised and new articles. Among the 12,000 entries in the encyclopedia are articles on theology, philosophy, history,
literary figures, saints, musicians and much more.