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Catholic News Service

Catholic News Service
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:00:00 -0700

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Even before the start of the Oct. 5-19 Synod of Bishops on the family, observers were likening it to the Second Vatican Council of 1962-65. In both cases, an innovative and charismatic pope called an assembly in the first months ...

My catholic standard

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:18:45 -0700

A Jesuit unafraid of frank debate, Francis has set off a clash of opinions not seen since the reformist Second Vatican Council of 1962-1965. Rather than impose his views as a pope can, he has chosen the difficult path to reform by opting to have his ...
OUPblog (blog)
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 00:30:00 -0700

The fiftieth anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council fell two years ago in October 2012. In December next year it will be the fiftieth anniversary of the end of the Council. There is bound to be much discussion in the coming months of ...

Catholic News Service

Catholic News Service
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:36:20 -0700

The Italian cardinal, a former papal diplomat like Pope Paul, said that while St. John XXIII is remembered for having convoked the Second Vatican Council and presiding over its first session, it was Pope Paul who was the "real helmsman of the council," ...

New York Times

New York Times
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:15:42 -0700

... some participants in this one have likened it to the historic Second Vatican Council convened just over 50 years ago, which produced monumental changes in church liturgy, relations with other faiths and the conception of the roles of priests and ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:44:41 -0700

Across the Tiber on Sunday, Pope Francis was celebrating a mass to close the synod and beatify Paul VI, the pope who presided over the later stages of the reforming second Vatican council. In his sermon, Francis pointedly quoted his predecessor, saying ...

New York Times

New York Times
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:47:44 -0700

The process reminded some church observers of the debates that took place during the Second Vatican Council, the landmark series of meetings in the early 1960s that changed the church's worship practices, the role of lay people and relations with other ...
Crux: Covering all things Catholic
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:20:54 -0700

Tobin, known as an outspoken, socially conservative bishop, asked how the Second Vatican Council would have looked “if social media had existed,” and wondered if American bishops would follow the synod's structure during their November gathering in ...

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