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The Second Vatican Council (11 October 1962-8 December 1965): An Attempt At World Unification That Decided The Fate Of Catholic Birth Control, Enrique Torner May 2019

The Second Vatican Council (11 October 1962-8 December 1965): An Attempt At World Unification That Decided The Fate Of Catholic Birth Control, Enrique Torner

Enrique Torner, Ph.D.

The Second Ecumenical Council, commonly abbreviated Vatican II, lasted from October 11, 1962 to December 8, 1965. The Council was not an ongoing event: it met in four ten-week periods that spread out over these three years. The idea for the council actually arose in the second week of January of 1959. According to David A. Yallop, it came up during a conversation between Pope John XXIII and his pro-secretary of state, Cardinal Domenico Tardini. The two of them were discussing world affairs: the implications of what Fidel Castro was doing to the Batista regime in Cuba; the state of ...


Protestant Observers Of Vatican Ii: A Bibliography, Peter Gavin Ferriby Jun 2017

Protestant Observers Of Vatican Ii: A Bibliography, Peter Gavin Ferriby

Peter Gavin Ferriby

This bibliography is a working draft, insofar as no authoritative bibliography of observers (whether as formal periti or informally invited scholars) exists at this time. An additional difficulty is conclusively to identify particular writers as Protestant Christians. For example, newspaper and other media reporters might have been formally Protestant (whether closely affiliated or distantly related), but did not identify their writings or observations as relevant to or influenced by any Protestant point of view. As a result, this bibliography lists entries whose authors in some sense identified themselves as Protestants, or representing the viewpoints of Protestant churches and organizations. The ...


“Vatican Ii,”, Jeffrey Morrow Dec 2015

“Vatican Ii,”, Jeffrey Morrow

Jeffrey L. Morrow, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


“Dei Verbum In Light Of The History Of Catholic Biblical Interpretation.”, Jeffrey Morrow Dec 2015

“Dei Verbum In Light Of The History Of Catholic Biblical Interpretation.”, Jeffrey Morrow

Jeffrey L. Morrow, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


Otto Semmelroth And The Advance Of The Church As Sacrament At Vatican Ii, Dennis M. (Dennis Michael) Doyle Jun 2015

Otto Semmelroth And The Advance Of The Church As Sacrament At Vatican Ii, Dennis M. (Dennis Michael) Doyle

Dennis M. Doyle

Otto Semmelroth played a major role in advancing the notion of the church as sacrament at Vatican II. His preconciliar works as well as his participation in working groups and committees were instrumental in introducing this systematic concept into the 1963 draft of Lumen gentium. His commentaries on the document disclose how his own understanding of the historical and eschatological dimensions of the church as sacrament was enriched through the process of developing the final 1964 text. Semmelroth’s nuanced treatment of this progressive theme enables him to serve as a mediating figure in the continuing ecclesiological controversies of today.


“Cut Off From Its Wellspring: The Politics Behind The Divorce Of Scripture From Catholic Moral Theology.”, Jeffrey Morrow Dec 2014

“Cut Off From Its Wellspring: The Politics Behind The Divorce Of Scripture From Catholic Moral Theology.”, Jeffrey Morrow

Jeffrey L. Morrow, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


The Journalist As Theologian: A Tribute To Gregory Baum, Michael W. Higgins Sep 2014

The Journalist As Theologian: A Tribute To Gregory Baum, Michael W. Higgins

Michael W. Higgins

The article features Gregory Baum, mathematician, theologian, ex-Augustinian friar, dissenter and pioneering sociologist of religion. In an interview in 1996, he provided a diagnosis of the Roman Catholic Church mentioning that it was undergoing a governance crisis of immense proportions and that there was a need for a new system. Baum, Professor Emeritus of Theological Ethics and the Sociology of Religion at McGill University, considers himself a journalist fascinated with ideas.


Peace: God's Gift And Challenge, Lawrence E. Frizzell May 2013

Peace: God's Gift And Challenge, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Cycle C liturgical readings for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 5, 2013: Acts 15:1-2, 22-29; Ps 67; Rev 21:10-14, 22-23; Jn 14:23-29.

This article was previously published in The Catholic Advocate.


The Resurrection Is For Us, Lawrence E. Frizzell Mar 2013

The Resurrection Is For Us, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Cycle C liturgical readings for Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013: Acts 10:34, 37-43; Ps 118; Col 3:1-4 (or 1 Cor 5:6-8) Jn 20:1-9 (or Lk 24:1-12).

This article was previously published in The Catholic Advocate.


Experiences Of God's Presence, Lawrence E. Frizzell Feb 2013

Experiences Of God's Presence, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Cycle C liturgical readings for the Second Sunday of Lent, February 24, 2013: Gn 15:5-12, 17-18; Ps 27; Phil 3:17-4:1; Lk 9:28-36.

This article was previously published in The Catholic Advocate.


Jesus’ Temptations And Ours, Lawrence E. Frizzell Feb 2013

Jesus’ Temptations And Ours, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Cycle C liturgical readings for the First Sunday of Lent, February 17, 2013: Dt 26:4-10, Ps 91; Rom 10:8-13; Lk 4:1-13.

This article was previously published in The Catholic Advocate.


Christ’S Presence In Our Lives, Lawrence E. Frizzell Jan 2013

Christ’S Presence In Our Lives, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Cycle C liturgical readings for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, January 27, 2013: Neh 8:2-10; Ps 19:8-15; 1 Cor 12:12-30; Lk 1:1-4; 4:14-21.

This article was previously published in The Catholic Advocate.


Marriage In God’S Plan, Lawrence E. Frizzell Jan 2013

Marriage In God’S Plan, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Cycle C liturgical readings for the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, January 20, 2013: Is 62:1-5; Ps 96; 1 Cor 12:4-11; Jn 2:1-12.

This article was previously published in The Catholic Advocate.


Gratitude For God’S Gift, Lawrence E. Frizzell Jan 2013

Gratitude For God’S Gift, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Cycle C liturgical readings for the Epiphany of the Lord, January 6, 2013: Is 60:1-6; Ps 72; Eph 3:2-6; Mt 2:1-12.

This article was previously published in The Catholic Advocate.


Gratitude For God’S Gift, Lawrence E. Frizzell Jan 2013

Gratitude For God’S Gift, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Cycle C liturgical readings for the Epiphany of the Lord, January 6, 2013: Is 60:1-6; Ps 72; Eph 3:2-6; Mt 2:1-12.

This article was previously published in The Catholic Advocate.


Leader's Guide For A Concise Guide To The Documents Of Vatican Ii, Edward Hahnenberg Dec 2011

Leader's Guide For A Concise Guide To The Documents Of Vatican Ii, Edward Hahnenberg

Edward P Hahnenberg

No abstract provided.


The Church's Bond With The Jewish People, Lawrence E. Frizzell Dec 2011

The Church's Bond With The Jewish People, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

This article examines the history and impact of the fourth paragraph, "The Church's Bond with the Jewish People," within the Second Vatican Council's Declaration Nostra Aetate, which was promulgated October 28, 1965.


The Church's Bond With The Jewish People, Lawrence E. Frizzell Dec 2011

The Church's Bond With The Jewish People, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

This article examines the history and impact of the fourth paragraph, "The Church's Bond with the Jewish People," within the Second Vatican Council's Declaration Nostra Aetate, which was promulgated October 28, 1965.


Conscience And Citizenship: The Primacy Of Conscience For Catholics In Public Life, Gregory A. Kalscheur S.J. Dec 2011

Conscience And Citizenship: The Primacy Of Conscience For Catholics In Public Life, Gregory A. Kalscheur S.J.

Gregory A. Kalscheur, S.J.

In their statement, Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, the U.S. Catholic bishops acknowledge that “the responsibility to make choices in political life rests with each individual in the light of a properly formed conscience.” This essay argues that, in light of this responsibility, it is important to affirm a commitment to the primacy of conscience as that idea has been understood in the Catholic tradition. If we really expect voters and public officials to make responsible, conscientious decisions about matters of public policy, we should not speak in ways that suggest that the proper formation of conscience is simply ...


Weighing Conscience, Perceptions Of Divine Truth, Lawrence E. Frizzell May 2010

Weighing Conscience, Perceptions Of Divine Truth, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Cycle C liturgical readings for the Seventh Sunday of Easter, May 16, 2010: Acts 7:55-60, Ps 97, Rv 22:12-20, Jn 17:20-26.

This article was previously published in The Catholic Advocate.


Christian-Jewish Relations: Theological Issues, Lawrence E. Frizzell Jan 2010

Christian-Jewish Relations: Theological Issues, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

The major disagreements between Jews and traditional Christians (i.e. those who accept the canon of the New Testament and the theological decisions of the first seven ecumenical Councils) focus on the mystery of God and the person of the Messiah. The antithetical approaches to the questions of three persons in one God and the person of the Messiah, believed by Christians to be Jesus of Nazareth, true God and true man, will not be set aside; however, clarification of the Catholic understanding regarding the Jewish stance can remove generalized accusations of blindness and/or malice. This article examine the ...


“The Modernist Crisis And The Shifting Of Catholic Views On Biblical Inspiration.”, Jeffrey Morrow Dec 2009

“The Modernist Crisis And The Shifting Of Catholic Views On Biblical Inspiration.”, Jeffrey Morrow

Jeffrey L. Morrow, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


Mary And The Jews: The Gospels And The Early Church, Lawrence E. Frizzell Dec 2008

Mary And The Jews: The Gospels And The Early Church, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

The intention of this essay is twofold; to extend the time period of my earlier essays on Mary and the biblical heritage and to sketch the developments in the early Church, in spite of their burdens of motifs relating to the Jewish people, so that we can understand our history with an insight into the Church's roots and prepare for a better future in Christian- Jewish relations.


The Teaching Of The Second Vatican Council On Jews And Judaism, Lawrence E. Frizzell Jan 2007

The Teaching Of The Second Vatican Council On Jews And Judaism, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

This article examines the teaching of the Second Vatican Council on Jews and Judaism.
The copyright is held by Sacred Heart University Press. Learn more about Examining Nostra Aetate After 40 Years: Catholic-Jewish Relations in Our Time at http://www.sacredheart.edu/academics/shupress/christianjewishunderstanding.


A Concise Guide To The Documents Of Vatican Ii., Edward Hahnenberg Dec 2006

A Concise Guide To The Documents Of Vatican Ii., Edward Hahnenberg

Edward P Hahnenberg

No abstract provided.


The Value Of Community For Liturgical Renewal, Edward Hahnenberg Dec 2005

The Value Of Community For Liturgical Renewal, Edward Hahnenberg

Edward P Hahnenberg

No abstract provided.


Jewish Perspective, Asher Finkel Nov 2005

Jewish Perspective, Asher Finkel

Rabbi Asher Finkel, Ph.D.

Almost two millennia of confrontation, vilification and recrimination marked the relationship of the offspring Christianity and its mother religion, Judaism from the first century. Now, a new chapter of the encounter has opened since Vatican II with a papal declaration on the relation of the Church to Judaism and to non-Christian religions. A meaningful dialogue of mutual respect was pursued that led to the apologetic reconciliation and positive reorientation to the common Biblical tradition of Jews and Christians. The encounter has now changed from past relationship of disputation and intolerance to seeking understanding from the ground of faith in canonical ...


Treasures Of Vatican Ii: Our Compass For The Future, Edward Hahnenberg Aug 2005

Treasures Of Vatican Ii: Our Compass For The Future, Edward Hahnenberg

Edward P Hahnenberg

No abstract provided.


John The Baptist, Lawrence E. Frizzell Jan 2005

John The Baptist, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Biography of John the Baptist.


Romans 9-11, Lawrence E. Frizzell Jan 2005

Romans 9-11, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Commentary on Paul's mature thought on a number of issues pertinent to Christian-Jewish relations related in Romans 9-11.