The Second Vatican Council
What was it and why is it important today?
Episcopal Commission for Doctrine Canadian Conference of Catholic BishopsOctober 11, 2012. This year the Catholic Church celebrates the 50th anniversary of a momentous event: the opening of the Second Vatican Council. Today, however, many Catholics – particularly the young – have scarcely heard of the Council, while others may know very little about it... Please read the document from the CCCB in the links provided below:
Second Vatican Council Resources:
- Documents of the Vatican Council
- Conciliaria - a website dedicated to relive the moving and hope-filled days of the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965)
A procession of Cardinals enters St. Peter's in Rome, opening the Second Vatican Council.
Painting by Franklin McMahon.