Today is the feast of St. Charles Borromeo.
In Editae Saepe, his encyclical on St. Charles Borromeo, St. Pius X wrote:
In 1992, Pope John Paul II presented the Catechism of the Catholic Church to the People of God. This catechism, prepared by "a commission of twelve Cardinals and Bishops, chaired by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger," mentions St. Charles Borromeo in its Prologue:
From II:10: "It is therefore no surprise that catechesis in the Church has again attracted attention in the wake of the Second Vatican Council, which Pope Paul VI considered the great catechism of modern times."
Scroll down halfway to see Carolus Cardinal Borromeo's signature on a receipt for twelve books he returned to the Vatican library.
-- Submitted by Gerelyn Hollingsworth
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