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Topic: Second Vatican Council

Rejecting Communism for Christ: one man’s story

Cardinal Danielou ‘saw clearly that a humanism divorced from faith in Jesus Christ ends in ruin and despair’

Benedict XVI: ‘The documents of Vatican II are a compass for the life of the Church’

At his weekly general audience Pope Benedict XVI reflected on the importance of the Council

Full text of Benedict XVI’s homily at Mass opening Year of Faith

Homily given at Mass marking 50th anniversary of Vatican II

Pope: ‘The Council Fathers neither could nor wished to create a new Church’

On eve of 50th anniversary Benedict XVI reflects on weak and strong points of Council documents

Dr Rowan Williams: joint prayer and contemplation are key to evangelising the world

Dr Williams tells Pope and synod that evangelisation is ‘overflow’ of disciple’s journey to Christ

Debate: Should we be celebrating the Second Vatican Council?

Or should we be urgently seeking to fix the damage it did to the Church?

Archbishop of Canterbury and Orthodox patriarch to join Vatican II celebration

Dr Rowan Williams and Patriarch Bartholomew to attend Mass marking 50th anniversary of council

As the Church prepares for the 50th anniversary of Vatican II, I ask: what did Pope John hope for?; also, ‘what unites Hans Küng and Daphne McLeod’?

The answer makes gloomy reading

The signs of decay in the Church were evident well before Vatican II

The Church was just not ready to face the changes the 1960s threw at it

Morning Catholic must-reads: 26/06/12

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