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Orange County Register
After 12 years of defiance, a Massachusetts congregation goes in peaceprofessor of history at Boston College, who added that the vigil had most likel
After 12 years of defiance, a Massachusetts congregation goes in peace
Orange County Register / Posted 15 hours ago
professor of history at Boston College, who added that the vigil had most likely also been motivated by the writings of the Second Vatican Council, in the 1960s, which expanded the role of laypeople in the church. “It turns out that if you tell the... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Take and Read: Faith in History and Societythem. Experience and study to date had convinced me that the rites, by then com
Take and Read: Faith in History and Society
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 17 hours ago
them. Experience and study to date had convinced me that the rites, by then completely reformed in the wake of the Second Vatican Council (1962-65), should form us, not the other way around. Likeminded Catholics, however, were to my... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
St. John XXIII's aide, oldest member College of Cardinals, dies at 100confidant, he was by the pope's side during a pivotal point in the church and t
St. John XXIII's aide, oldest member College of Cardinals, dies at 100
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
confidant, he was by the pope's side during a pivotal point in the church and the world's history: for the launch of the Second Vatican Council and the escalation of political and military tensions of the Cold War. He turned many of his stories... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Take and Read: The Christian Faithto know how Christian doctrine could be inculturated in non-Western cultures.
Take and Read: The Christian Faith
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
to know how Christian doctrine could be inculturated in non-Western cultures. For a graduate student immediately after the Second Vatican Council, Schleiermacher offered some promising paths. First of all, the turn to the subject as the place to... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Can Catholic TV move beyond Mother Angelica's legacy?A high point of my Jesuit novitiate in 1957 was our novice master announcing th
Can Catholic TV move beyond Mother Angelica's legacy?
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 10 days ago
A high point of my Jesuit novitiate in 1957 was our novice master announcing that Pope John XXIII had just called the Second Vatican Council, but it was almost 10 years of studying theology at Woodstock, Md., before the impact of this hit me. One day... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Catholic Diocese to reopen city churchNew England that will be dedicated solely to the traditional liturgy that was i
Catholic Diocese to reopen city church
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
New England that will be dedicated solely to the traditional liturgy that was in force in 1962 prior to the reforms of the Second Vatican Council, the church official said. The Corpus Christi Food Pantry and Assistance, which provides food and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown Catholic Diocese has produced many deacons, but will there ever be women among them?were ordained, it could allow admittance of women to an office that had been ab
Allentown Catholic Diocese has produced many deacons, but will there ever be women among them?
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
were ordained, it could allow admittance of women to an office that had been abandoned for centuries but was revived by the Second Vatican Council. "The clarification would definitely need to be made prior to any discussion of ordaining women... Read more
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Deseret News
Top nun pushes for greater role for Catholic womenthe Catholic tradition, the role of deacon was eventually subsumed into the pri
Top nun pushes for greater role for Catholic women
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
the Catholic tradition, the role of deacon was eventually subsumed into the priesthood and hierarchy, until the Second Vatican Council of the 1960s revived the diaconate as an ordained order open to “mature” men over 35, who can be... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Kurisumala made it clear I couldn't walk awayI was now in my mid-30s and restless -- it was a parish hall in Brooklyn, N.Y.,
Kurisumala made it clear I couldn't walk away
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 12 days ago
I was now in my mid-30s and restless -- it was a parish hall in Brooklyn, N.Y., and one of those folk Masses spawned by the Second Vatican Council. The council's mandate was to look afresh at our lives, put aside stale concepts and rituals, and... Read more
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Deseret News
3 ways Pope Francis' opening on women deacons can change Catholicismthe Catholic tradition, the role of deacon was eventually subsumed into the pri
3 ways Pope Francis' opening on women deacons can change Catholicism
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
the Catholic tradition, the role of deacon was eventually subsumed into the priesthood and hierarchy, until the Second Vatican Council of the 1960s revived the diaconate as an ordained order open to “mature” men over 35, who can be... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
3 ways Pope Francis' opening on women deacons can change Catholicismthe Catholic tradition, the role of deacon was eventually subsumed into the pri
3 ways Pope Francis' opening on women deacons can change Catholicism
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 13 days ago
the Catholic tradition, the role of deacon was eventually subsumed into the priesthood and hierarchy, until the Second Vatican Council of the 1960s revived the diaconate as an ordained order open to "mature married men" over 35 who can... Read more
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Slate
With the Religious Right in Turmoil Over Trump, Can Democrats Become the Party of God?both mainstream left and mainline Protestant. Liberal religiosity flourished o
With the Religious Right in Turmoil Over Trump, Can Democrats Become the Party of God?
Slate / Posted 15 days ago
both mainstream left and mainline Protestant. Liberal religiosity flourished outside the mainline tradition as well. The Second Vatican Council from 1962 to 1965 seemed to refresh the Catholic Church for a radical new era; nuns ditched the habit... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
York Minster brings in Zen Buddhism, quietlyclaim to be a system of doctrine or belief.” He said the fusion of Christian a
York Minster brings in Zen Buddhism, quietly
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
claim to be a system of doctrine or belief.” He said the fusion of Christian and Zen Buddhist ideas dates back to the Second Vatican Council when Roman Catholics were first encouraged to learn from eastern religious traditions in areas such as... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Editorial: A great cloud of witnesses cheers us on(April 14), whose scholarship honored the influence of Yves Congar and M-D Chen
Editorial: A great cloud of witnesses cheers us on
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 16 days ago
(April 14), whose scholarship honored the influence of Yves Congar and M-D Chenu, among the many architects of the Second Vatican Council now so resonant in Pope Francis. Together, these deaths reveal a seamless web connecting us to their... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Women deacons to be studiedin the Catholic Church (Crossroad Publishing, 2000). The permanent male diacon
Women deacons to be studied
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 17 days ago
in the Catholic Church (Crossroad Publishing, 2000). The permanent male diaconate was restored to the church at the Second Vatican Council. Before that, the diaconate was given mostly to men destined for the priesthood. The permanent... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Mobile Catholics reflect on chance for women deaconsmen did the same for other men”. Switzer added, “[Pope] Francis is in many way
Mobile Catholics reflect on chance for women deacons
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 18 days ago
men did the same for other men”. Switzer added, “[Pope] Francis is in many ways a breath of fresh air, a true pope of the Second Vatican Council. He's the first pope we have ever had who was ordained to the priesthood AFTER Vatican II. He's... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Mobile Catholics reflect on chance for women deaconsmen did the same for other men”. Switzer added, “[Pope] Francis is in many way
Mobile Catholics reflect on chance for women deacons
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
men did the same for other men”. Switzer added, “[Pope] Francis is in many ways a breath of fresh air, a true pope of the Second Vatican Council. He's the first pope we have ever had who was ordained to the priesthood AFTER Vatican II. He's... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Bishop McElroy's Synodhave still not been absorbed by some of the members of the Church. On the other
Bishop McElroy's Synod
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 18 days ago
have still not been absorbed by some of the members of the Church. On the other hand, some of the changes wrought by the Second Vatican Council, such as having Mass in the vernacular, took root almost immediately and in such a way that there is... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Francis to create commission to study female deacons in Catholic churchmodern day, the Catholic church reinstituted the role of the permanent deacon f
Francis to create commission to study female deacons in Catholic church
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 18 days ago
modern day, the Catholic church reinstituted the role of the permanent deacon following the reforms of the landmark 1962-65 Second Vatican Council. The role is generally open to married men who have reached the age of 35. Such men are ordained,... Read more
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FOX News
Celebrating the Latin MassMass (or Traditional Latin Mass, both abbreviated TLM). That is the Mass as it
Celebrating the Latin Mass
FOX News / Posted 21 days ago
Mass (or Traditional Latin Mass, both abbreviated TLM). That is the Mass as it was celebrated for centuries before the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965), commonly referred to as Vatican II. Significant changes were instituted in the worldwide... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
The pontificate might be stuck in the mudestablished, dating back to the earliest centuries. And it would finally give l
The pontificate might be stuck in the mud
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 21 days ago
established, dating back to the earliest centuries. And it would finally give life to one of the stillborn offspring of the Second Vatican Council -- episcopal collegiality. Such a transformation would be the absolutely essential point of departure... Read more
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Rappler
Use conscience, not surveys when voting – Cebu Archbishopthey don't vote, they neglect their duties toward neighbor and God and jeopardi
Use conscience, not surveys when voting – Cebu Archbishop
Rappler / Posted 23 days ago
they don't vote, they neglect their duties toward neighbor and God and jeopardize their salvation," he said, quoting the Second Vatican Council. Palma said the faithful must examine the candidates based on their character and their... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Editorial: Time to reform doctrinal investigationswe have seen time and again church authorities giving the benefit of the doubt
Editorial: Time to reform doctrinal investigations
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 24 days ago
we have seen time and again church authorities giving the benefit of the doubt to those who prey on children or reject the Second Vatican Council, the treatment of theologians whose job is to wrestle with the tough questions of our faith hearkens... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Nearing 97, interfaith dialogue pioneer still a 'trailblazer'treatment of the question "Who crucified Jesus?" 1962 also marked the World's
Nearing 97, interfaith dialogue pioneer still a 'trailblazer'
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 25 days ago
treatment of the question "Who crucified Jesus?" 1962 also marked the World's Fair in Seattle and the opening of the Second Vatican Council in Rome. The council provided ongoing grist for "Challenge" -- including marked changes in the... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
The USCCB Religious Liberty Videoto commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the promulgation of The Decree on Re
The USCCB Religious Liberty Video
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 26 days ago
to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the promulgation of The Decree on Religious Liberty, Dignitatis Humanae, at the Second Vatican Council. My colleague Tom Roberts wrote about the video last week. You can watch the video here. Last week, I... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Sr. Margaret Rita Brennan's leadership has lasting influence for US women religiousMarygrove College. Given the religious name of Sr. Benedicta (she, like many, w
Sr. Margaret Rita Brennan's leadership has lasting influence for US women religious
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 28 days ago
Marygrove College. Given the religious name of Sr. Benedicta (she, like many, would resume use of her birth name after the Second Vatican Council), she taught for a few years before becoming one of the earliest students in Holy Cross Sr. Madeleva... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Daniel Berrigan, poet, peacemaker, dies at 94enormous pressure behind the status quo dam of church and state. By the mid-19
Daniel Berrigan, poet, peacemaker, dies at 94
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 30 days ago
enormous pressure behind the status quo dam of church and state. By the mid-1960s, the winds of renewal unleashed by the Second Vatican Council and the storms of social turmoil erupting in the United States over civil rights and Vietnam elevated... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Catholic commencement controversies: RIPthe Vatican never followed this practice. Popes have met with politicians of ev
Catholic commencement controversies: RIP
National Catholic Reporter / Posted a month ago
the Vatican never followed this practice. Popes have met with politicians of every stripe during every papacy since the Second Vatican Council. Rather than making enemies, popes were willing to work together on common projects with people with... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ireland and Vatican II: Essays Theological, Pastoral and Educationalcentury after Vatican II and a tentative look at what the future may hold for r
Ireland and Vatican II: Essays Theological, Pastoral and Educational
The Irish Times / Posted 1 months ago
century after Vatican II and a tentative look at what the future may hold for religion here Pope John XXIII during the Second Vatican Council in Rome in 1962. Photograph: Hank Walker/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images This collection of essays,... Read more

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