Second Vatican Council
The Second Vatican Council (Latin: Concilium Oecumenicum Vaticanum Secundum or informally known as Vatican II) addressed relations between the Roman Catholic Church and the modern world. It was the tw...
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Christian-Jewish reconciliation
Christian−Jewish reconciliation refers to the efforts that are being made to improve understanding and acceptance by Christians of the Jewish people and Judaism and to eliminate Christian antisemitism...
Relations between Catholicism and Judaism
Relations between Catholicism and Judaism deals with the current relationship between the Catholic Church and Judaism, and the changes in that relationship over the last fifty years, especially during...
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Sacrosanctum Concilium
Sacrosanctum Concilium, the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, is one of the constitutions of the Second Vatican Council. It was approved by the assembled bishops by a vote of 2,147 to 4 and promulga...
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Dei Verbum
Dei verbum (the incipit of the Second Vatican Council's Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation) was promulgated by Pope Paul VI on November 18, 1965, following approval by the assembled bishops by...
Post Vatican II history of the Catholic Church
Post Vatican II history of the Catholic Church includes the recent history of the Catholic Church since the Second Vatican Council. It focuses on the influences of the Council on the Catholic Church, ...
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Spirit of Vatican II
By the spirit of Vatican II is meant the teaching and intentions of the Second Vatican Council interpreted in a way that is not limited to a literal reading of its documents, or even interpreted in a ...
Traditionalist Catholic
Traditionalist Catholics are Roman Catholics who believe that there should be a restoration of many or all of the liturgical forms, public and private devotions and presentations of teaching of the Ch...
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Coetus Internationalis Patrum
The Coetus Internationalis Patrum (Latin for International Group of Fathers) was a study group of the conservative-minded bishops at the Second Vatican Council. The members included prelates such as C...
Adalberto Almeida y Merino
Adalberto Almeida y Merino (Bachíniva, Chihuahua, June 6, 1916 - Chihuahua, Chihuahua, June 21, 2008) was a Mexican prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Bishop of Tulancingo, 1956–1962; ...
Gaudium et Spes
Gaudium et spes ([ˈɡawdium et ˈspɛs], Joy and Hope), the Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World, was one of the four Apostolic Constitutions resulting from the Second Vatican Council....
Nicolás Gómez Dávila
Nicolás Gómez Dávila (18 May 1913 – 17 May 1994) was a Colombian writer and thinker who is considered one of the most intransigent political theoreticians of the twentieth century.Gómez Dávila's fame ...
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Rufino Santos
Rufino Jiao Santos (August 26, 1908 - September 3, 1973) was the 29th Archbishop of Manila from February 10, 1953 until his death on September 3, 1973, and was the first Filipino elevated to the Cardi...
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Christianity and Judaism
Christianity is rooted in Second Temple Judaism, but the two religions diverged in the first centuries of the Christian Era. Christianity places emphasis on correct belief (or orthodoxy), focusing on ...
Josemaría Escrivá
Saint Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer (9 January 1902 – 26 June 1975; also known as José María or Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer y Albás, born José María Mariano Escriba Albás) was a Roman Catholic ...
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Canonization of Josemaría Escrivá
Canonization of Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer discusses John Paul II's decision to canonize Josemaría Escrivá, founder of the Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei, more commonly known as Opus Dei....
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Perfectae Caritatis
Perfectæ Caritatis, the Decree on the Adaptation and Renewal of Religious Life, is the document issued by the Second Vatican Council which deals specifically with institutes of consecrated life in the...
Sign of the times (Catholicism)
Sign of the times is a phrase strongly associated with Roman Catholicism in the era of the Second Vatican Council. It was taken to mean that the Church should listen to, and learn from, the world arou...
Antônio de Castro Mayer
Antônio de Castro Mayer, STL (20 June 1904—25 April 1991) was a Brazilian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. A Traditionalist Catholic and ally of Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, he was Bishop of...
Enrique Alvear Urrutia
Enrique Alvear Urrutia (Cauquenes, 1916 — † Santiago de Chile, April 29, 1982) was a Priest and Bishop of Chile.Son of Clorindo Alvear y Zurita and Teodorinda Urrutia y Pérez He was ordained in 1941 ...
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Gravissimum Educationis
Gravissimum educationis is the Second Vatican Council's Declaration on Christian Education. It was promulgated on October 28, 1965 by Pope Paul VI, following approval by the assembled bishops by a vo...
Pope John Paul II and Judaism
Pope John Paul II worked to improve relations between the Roman Catholic Church and Judaism. He built solid ties with the Jewish community in the hope of promoting Christian–Jewish reconciliation.
Geraldo de Proença Sigaud
Geraldo de Proença Sigaud, S.V.D. (September 26, 1909—September 5, 1999) was a Brazilian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Bishop of Jacarezinho from 1947 to 1960, and as Archbi...
Gommar DePauw
Fr. Gommar A. DePauw (11 October 1918 - 6 May 2005) was a traditionalist Catholic priest and founder of the Catholic Traditionalist Movement.DePauw was born in Stekene, Belgium, the son of a newspaper...
Interior life (Catholic theology)
Interior life is a life which seeks God in everything, a life of prayer and the practice of living in the presence of God. It connotes intimate, friendly conversation with Him, and a determined focus ...
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Presbyterorum Ordinis
Presbyterorum Ordinis, the Decree on the Ministry and Life of Priests, is one of the documents produced by the Second Vatican Council. On December 7, 1965, the document was promulgated by Pope Paul V...
Optatam Totius
Optatam Totius, the Decree on Priestly Training, was a document produced by the Second Vatican Council. Approved by a vote of 2,318 to 3 of the bishops assembled at the council, the decree was promul...
Michael Browne (cardinal)
Michael Browne, OP (born David Browne, 6 May 1887 – 31 March 1971) was an Irish priest of the Dominican Order and a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Master General of the Dominicans...