The end of the world is an unmistakable focus of Christ's teaching. Yet contemporary Catholic preaching ignores it, leaving it almost exclusively to Protestants and to the growing number of believers in private revelations or alleged Marian locutions.
"This book does not intend to further multiply such messages," writes Fr. Livio Fanzaga, notable Rome-educated theologian and founder of Europe's largest Catholic radio network, Radio Maria. Instead, Fr. Livio seeks to acquaint ordinary Catholics with the biblical and Church teachings necessary to evaluate various kinds of speculation about the end of the world, to read the signs of the times and recognize the evils of our age, to prepare ourselves spiritually for the end whenever it may come," and to discern the answers to such urgent questions as: