VATICAN CITY * The Catholic Church must continue to work to understand the liturgical reforms of the Second Vatican Council
and why they were made, rather than rethinking them, Pope Francis said.
He covers reception, understanding the people of the Nigeria/Igbo people, preparation for the Second Vatican Council
in Nigeria 1958-1963, the reception of the liturgical reforms and the contemporary trends in Nigeria since the Second Vatican Council
, and evaluation.
has written on the Second Vatican Council
for decades, and he brings his encyclopedic and synthesizing mind to bear here.
Many expected him to be a caretaker pope but instead he called the historic Second Vatican Council
As did many theological gatherings during 201:2, the annual conference of the North American Academy of Ecumenists celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council
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It is also a fact that many popes prior to Vatican Council
II found the notion that we worship the same God outrageous for, among other heresies, the 'abominable sect of Mahomet' (Pope Eugene IV, Council of Basel, 1434) which rejects the Trinity and the Divinity of Our Lord.
NNA - 19/08/2012 - The Vatican Council
for Interfaith Dialogue marked the advent of the Muslim feast of Eid al-Fitr by calling for peace between the major monotheistic religions.
Jewish groups complained last year when the Pope issued a decree allowing a= wider use of the old-style Latin Mass and a missal, or prayer book that wa= s phased out after the reforms of the Second Vatican Council
, which met fro= m 1962 to 1965.
Much of the group's spiritual discipline--including daily Mass and prayer, regular instruction from a spiritual "director," weekly confession, and, for some, "mortifications" (self-flagellation)--evokes the stringency common in religious orders before the reforms of the Second Vatican Council
In 1962, in the Second Vatican Council
, he loosened authority over priests and put the plight of the poor at the center of the church's agenda.
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