What caused Pope John XXIII to call bishops from around the world to Rome for an ecumenical summit in 1962? Explore the […]
What caused Pope John XXIII to call bishops from around the world to Rome for an ecumenical summit in 1962? Explore the political, scientific, and social events that sparked Vatican II — and set the greatest event in modern Church history into motion. With commentary from theologians Dr. Richard Gaillardetz, Msgr. John Strynkowski, and Rev. James Massa.
As Pope John XXIII declares it is time to “throw open the windows of the Church and let the Spirit blow through,” […]
“Lumen Gentium” — how did these radical words resound in the face of the lifestyle shift of the 1960s? Top theologians Richard […]
As the Bishops turn their attention to Holy Scripture and the 2000-year old tradition of the Church, how will the “Word of […]
Find out what Gaudium Et Spes meant for the generation of the 1960s, and how it has impacted society today.
Discover how the Council has inspired and helped to cultivate relationships between the Church and other denominations and faiths.
Since its very founding, the Church has had a strong connection to the poor and those in need. How would Vatican II […]
“Missionary Activity/Ad Gentes” takes a look at World Youth Day, and the Council’s call to Mission through the New Evangelization. Meet the […]
The technology of the 60s was exponentially rising when Pope John XXIII convened the Second Vatican Council. But how would Vatican II […]
Questions now arise… What was the core message of Vatican II? Did it change society? Will there be a Vatican III? And […]