Vatican II on the Church.

  • 363 Pages
  • 1.96 MB
  • English
Scepter Books , Dublin
StatementEditor: Austin Flannery.
ContributionsFlannery, Austin, ed.
LC ClassificationsBX830 1962.A45C8233 1967
The Physical Object
Pagination363 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5713347M
LC Control Number70257873

The texts of Vatican II reflect Catholic theology at it's highest stage in development. These texts contain many years of reflected wisdom applied to the problems of the world today, while at the same time further reflecting on the faith once and for all delivered to the saints/5(38).

Fifty years after the start of the Second Vatican Council, the Catholic Vatican II on the Church. book continues to struggle with the changes the council unleashed. Vernacular masses, dialogues with other faiths, new roles for the laity, and a revolution in how we understand Church –all of these issues continue to spark debate and provoke heart-felt reactions among the faithful.

The Church Emerging from Vatican II gives a succinct overview of the documents of Vatican II with special attention to Lumen Gentium and Gadium et Spes. Catholics of all academic levels will benefit greatly from this work/5(15).

This riveting book will show you why the Church has been in crisis since the Second Vatican Council () — and what must be done about it. Ralph McInerny here reveals the causes of the devastation in the Church.

You'll discover that Vatican II didn't: Teach a new Faith. Taken together, these essays demonstrate that Vatican II's documents are a development from an established antecedent in the Roman Catholic Church.

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Each chapter contextualizes Vatican II teachings within that rich tradition. The resulting book is an indispensable and accessible companion to the Council's developments, one that focuses on.

An excellent study on what went wrong with the liturgy of the Catholic Church after Vatican II Council, and the roots that led to our present liturgical disaster. Read more. One person found this helpful.

Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Randy. out of 5 stars Well worth the read/5(20). Vatican Council I & II: Selected full-text books and articles The Long Shadow of Vatican II: Authority, Faith, and Church since the Second Vatican Council () By Lucas Van Rompay; Sam Miglarese; David Morgan University of North Carolina Press, Vatican II: The Essential Texts brings together the key documents of the council.

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As the council is commemorated on its 50th Anniversary, readers will be returning to these source materials to understand the Church's developing positions on its relationship with the secular world and other religions, the role of lay people, human rights and the.

Vatican Council II Church in the Modern World: Gaudium Et Spes (Vatican Documents) Paperback – October 4, by Angelo Cardinal Vatican II on the Church.

book (Author) out of /5(3). In other words, Vatican2 was a council of Roman Catholic Church Bishops, Cardinals Leaders and theologians who met for a series of conferences during which they discussed and made decisions about issues important to the Roman Catholic faith, the Vatican and the Pope and Papal Office at its head.

To accept Vatican II is to accept what the council says about the Magisterium and the Catholic's obligation to obey it. As we will soon see, public and sustained rejection of the Magisterium and of this clear teaching of Vatican II - largely by dissenting theologians - has caused and sustained the crisis in the Church.

NOTES. e The Second Ecumenical Council of the Vatican, commonly known as the Second Vatican Council, or Vatican II, addressed relations between the Catholic Church and the modern ent: Pope John XXIII, Pope Paul VI.

Whenever I talk about Vatican II with others, I begin by asking them what Vatican II did. They almost universally respond by talking about the changes in the liturgy.

While these are the most visible changes, they are not the most important things to come from Vatican II.

Vatican II was the 21st ecumenical Council of the Catholic Church. Ina second volume (Vatican II: More Postconciliar Documents) was issued, making the two-volume edition the best way to follow the official documentary continuation of the Council’s work.

His book on the Church and modernistic art contains important decrees and pronouncements of the Church on sacred art from the First Council of Nicea up to Vatican Council II. Bandas was a firm believer in the transcendental quality of beauty in the liturgy inherent in sensory objects that are intelligible.

Dennis Doyle’s revised edition of The Catholic Church in a Changing World: A Vatican II-Inspired Approach updates and enhances what has long been a valued guide to understanding Catholicism today.

Marked by clear writing, a balanced approach, and attention to real-life questions, this book explores a variety of contemporary issues. A new book cuts through the ideology, and reveals the Second Vatican Council's work as Catholic orthodoxy, a magisterial teaching document.

Conciliar Octet:. The book Christ, Church, Mankind notes John Paul’s ardent passion for Jesus Christ and his efforts to spread that passion as part of the vision of Vatican II.

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Based on a international. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: Part I. Vatican II in context --Church life in the first half of the twentieth century / Mark R.

Francis --Theological renewal in the first half of the twentieth century / Gabriel Flynn --Papal leadership in the first half of the twentieth century: resistance and. Sisters And Vatican II: A Generational Tug Of War On Oct.

11,Pope John XXIII opened Vatican II, with a desire to let some fresh air into the Catholic Church. It was a.

A substantial historiography has emerged across national and linguistic boundaries documenting the Second Vatican Council. And yet virtually no attention has been devoted to the links between the Council and the Catholic faithful who had found themselves living behind an iron curtain by the end of the s.

Historians of the Catholic Church have, in fact, mostly rejected the possibility that. This is a common perception, that the Council of Trent initiated the Catholic Counter-Reformation to defend the Catholic Church from the influences of the Protestant Reformation started by Martin Luther, and that the Vatican II Council was a rejection of Trent, steering the Catholic Church in a.

Editorial Reviews. Whether Vatican II was a radical break with the old, or a legitimate development of tradition is the subject of much debate. This volume includes the five major Vatican II documents, dealing with the nature of the Roman Catholic Church, liturgy, revelation, and the church's relationship to other religions and to the world : The Crown Publishing Group.

What Vatican II Changed. Vatican II brought some major changes to the Roman church. Most obvious were changes in the mass, which had been said in Latin, with priests facing away from the congregation, often speaking quietly (even mumbling).

It was impersonal at. Speculation on why Catholics leave the church runs rampant in the news media. Some commentators blame impoverished catechesis and liturgy, or ecclesial reforms run amok after the Second Vatican.

Welcome to Vatican II - Voice of The Church Tap here to scroll down to read about our latest postings. The mission of this website is to promote and explain the teaching of the Second Vatican Council () which was the most significant event in the modern era of the Catholic Church.

Vatican II, keeping the Dream Alive is the title of another posthumous book from yet another great man recently published, and another must-read. Edited by a fellow South African also with Irish origins, Paddy Kearney, the core of the book is Archbishop Hurley's own memories of Vatican II, but it also contains contributions from other.

The church since Vatican II. The Second Vatican Council, also known as Vatican II, which took place from towas one of the most important councils in church history, and it profoundly changed the structures and practices of the sought, in the words of Pope John XXIII, aggiornaménto, “to bring the church up to date,” and many of the council’s decrees did bring the.

Vatican Official is Chaplain of three Masonic Lodges, publishes Book on reconciling Catholicism and Freemasonry The August-September issue of Inside the Vatican contains a most interesting article on the increasing toleration, if not outright approval, of overt “Catholic” Freemasons by the Vatican II Church.

vatican ii—the myths A curious myth has arisen that the Vatican Council overturned many doctrines that the Catholic Church had previously taught. So far reaching is this revolution supposed to have been that it would almost be pointless, some think, to consult theological books of, say, 30 years ago if one wanted to know whether a particular.

Meanwhile, a recent book emphasizing continuity, Il Concilio Vaticano II. Una storia mai scritta (Vatican Council II: A History Never Written[]), by Roberto de Mattei, a distinguished Catholic historian and former vice president of the Italian National Research Council, remains untranslated, though a group of American scholars made similar.Vatican II: The Essential Texts - Ebook written by Norman Tanner.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Vatican II: The Essential Texts. Pope Francis has strongly defended his record on naming women to positions of authority at the Vatican, saying in a new book that women do not need to .