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Pope Francis and the second Vatican council (1962-65)

O'Collins, Gerald (2016) Pope Francis and the second Vatican council (1962-65). Australasian Catholic Record, 93 (2). pp. 209-216. ISSN 0727-3215

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Abstract

Different templates are available for assessing where Pope Francis has been leading the church since his election on 13 March 2013. The fiftieth anniversary of the closing of the Second Vatican Council on 8 December 1965 suggests one broad template for interpreting and evaluating the Pope's continuing contribution. It is not that Francis has been beating the drum about the teaching of Vatican II and how he wants to put it into practice. Yet much of what he has already taught and done shows him picking up themes of the council's teaching and taking them further. He is faithful to Vatican II, with a fidelity that is properly creative.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Metadata Only
Keywords (separated by commas): Francis, Pope, Vatican Council, Catholic Church
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subject Area(s): C - Church History
Association with University of Divinity: CTC: Catholic Theological College
Depositing User: Dr Suman Kashyap
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2017 15:09
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2017 14:57
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/2445

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