The Second Vatican Council

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The Second Vatican Council (1962-1965)—most radical A. What led to having this council? -Biblical scholarship -Study and experiences of other religions -Cultural changes—WWII (started B. Pope John Paul XXIII (1958-1963)—have to update C. Theme of the council=what is the nature of the church and how should it relate to the modern world D. 16 documents 1. Dogmatic Constitution of the Church —a biblical definition (new orientation)---made more open to others 2. Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World : eg: dialogue with social science such as psychology/sociology; cooperate with others, resocial justice 3. Decree On Ecumenism —eg: Dialogue with other Christians plus pultpit sharing,ect bible studies 4. Decree on relation to non-Christians:
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Unformatted text preview: eg: dialogue with Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, ect. 5. Constitution on the sacred liturgy mass (after 1965Latin language of people; women were not allowed to distribute communion/music); everytime mass said sermon was give; social justice ministries 6. 11 other documents-1960JFK 1 st Catholic president got Catholic out of ghetto-decrease in # of priests/nuns (half as many as today)the role of nunsdress modern Catholics= Hispanic Largest # Mexican Americans Role Laity Marriage and engaged encounters Cersillic movement Biblical renewel Hispanic Catholics Charismatic renewel Membership today 1.2 billion Vatican II 1962-1965a pilgrim church...
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This note was uploaded on 05/30/2010 for the course TRAD 104 taught by Professor Freeble during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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