Vatican Council

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each of two councils of the Roman Catholic Church

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s artful selection of these themes and documents as his focusing lenses, we are provided with a clear picture of the fundamental vision of the Second Vatican Council.
Maybe sounding poetic is not a valid issue when discussing things like Vatican councils and creeds, but it seems to me that having it feel like praying is a good thing.
This was based on his merits of opening the Second Vatican Council.
Coriden , canon law professor at Washington Theological Union; Robert Blair Kaiser, author and journalist for Time Magazine, and an award winning reporter on the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965); and Robert Mickens, currentVatican correspondent for The Tablet, an international Catholic weekly magazine.
Celebrating this jubilee year of the Second Vatican Council, the proceedings of the annual conference of the North American Academy of Ecumenists are both sign and symbol of ecumenical urgency fifty years thereafter.
Spokesperson for the Vatican Council for Interfaith dialogue Cardinal Jean-Louis Toran, stated in his al-Fitr message absolute need for reeducating Christian and Muslim youth in the spirit of peace so that they work together toward this end.
Most students of American Catholicism identify the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965) as a moment of profound transformation for the church.
Benedict referred to John Paul several times, including a reference to the late pope's final will, where John Paul said he hoped new generations would draw on the work of the Second Vatican Council, the 1962-65 meeting that modernised the church.
The Old Catholic Church was founded after the First Vatican Council in 1870 declared papal infallibility.
Whether or not intended, however, Gibson's film does resurrect the age-old image of the Jew as Christ killer--a charge presumably put to rest by the Second Vatican Council in 1965.
Gibson, a Traditionalist Catholic who rejects the reforms of the Second Vatican Council (which took pains to declare that the Jews were not collectively responsible for Christ's death and were not ``rejected or cursed by God''), spent $30 million of his own money to make ``The Passion.
Pio Nono, in fact, emerges as the key villain, both real and symbolic, of the book: an ignorant, petulant-when-not-hysterical power-monger (he once made a group of liberal German bishops kiss his shoe in obeisance), Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti represents for Wills something like the outer limit of obscurantism and duplicity, culminating in his rigged definition of papal infallibility at the First Vatican Council.
He convened the Second Vatican Council, popularly known as "Vatican II" which gave official church endorsement to religious toleration.
He sees this as the tragic consequence of trying to restore the past instead of living in the future envisioned by Pope John XXIII and the Second Vatican Council.
He was a noted spiritual advisor to the second Vatican Council (1962-65) and is one of the 20 co-authors of the manifesto for the U.