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catechism

Pronunciation: /ˈkætəkɪzəm/

Translation of catechism in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (instruction) catequesis (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Early in his first premiership, Francesco Crispi changed an 1859 compulsory education law mandating that students take lessons in Scripture and catechism.
    • Psalm-singing, catechism and Scripture were taught daily in school.
    • Music was perhaps his best subject and he was awarded the school prize in catechism and good conduct almost every year.
    1.2 countable/numerable (book) catecismo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Question 64 of the catechism states that the mission of the church is to extend mercy and forgiveness to ‘the needy’ in ways that point to Christ.
    • As I compare my evolutionary account of Original Sin with the catechism's exposition, I see a fairly good fit.
    • The catechism explains that Original Sin ensures that each human being, as a descendant of Adam and Eve, inherits ‘a human nature deprived of original holiness and justice.’
    Example sentences
    • I ended that address with a little catechism for Catholic writers: Question 1: What is the duty of the Catholic novelist?
    • Almost every morning for the past five years, she has been leading close to 500 children in a rousing, outdoor catechism about education.

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