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History’s view of Vatican II

October 11, 2022 Michael J. Miller 2

The famous black-and-white photograph of the Second Vatican Council in session, taken from a high balcony at the back of Saint Peter’s Basilica, shows more than 2,000 Council Fathers standing at their places in slanted […]

pope john xxiii leads the opening session of the second vatican council in st. peter's basilica at the vatican oct. 11
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Vatican II, Sixty Years On

October 10, 2022 Peter M.J. Stravinskas 22

October 11th marks the sixtieth anniversary of the formal opening of the Second Vatican Council. In the lead-up to that day in 1962, my fifth-grade teacher, Sister Regina Rose (who just died last year at […]