Vatican 2 - After 50 Years

From the monthly archives: December, 2013

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Council opened door to relations with other faiths

December 23, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

In November, the Vatican published a book entitled Interreligious Dialogue in the Official Teaching of the Catholic Church (1963-2013). While the book is not likely to become a bestseller, its publication is a significant event.

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Statement on Jews faced uphill battle

December 16, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

During the period prior to the start of the Second Vatican Council, there was no pressure for or interest in issuing a conciliar statement on relations between Christians and Jews.

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Cardinal fought to overcome prejudice against Jews

December 9, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Cardinal Augustin Bea, a German Jesuit Scripture scholar who served as the first head of the Vatican's Secretariat for Christian Unity, must go down as one of the great heroes of the Second Vatican Council.

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