Pontifical Council for the Family publishes ‘encyclopedia on the family’
April 20, 2012. (Romereports.com) The Vatican department which deals with the family, has published a volume of official Vatican documents that were previously published separately from 2000 to 2011. The collection of texts is called an ‘Enchiridion,’ which basically serves as a a type of encyclopedia on the family.
The Pontifical Council for the Family, organized the data by subjects. It includes theology, anthropology of the family, education, marriage preparation, children’s rights and natural death.
A total of 5,000 copies were published for the first edition, which will then be presented at the World Meeting of Families in Milan. The gathering will run from May 30th to June 3, 2012 and it will be closed by Benedict XVI.