Highlights on Vatican II

Unitatis Redintegratio (Decree on Ecumenism), November 21, 1964 The decree, Unitatis Redintegratio, expresses and elaborates the great desire of Christ’s will: that all Christians may be one. It acknowledges the fact that not only do many Christian communities profess to follow Christ in different, and even divided ways, but that …

Highlights on Vatican II

On October 11, 1962 the Second Vatican Council opened under the pontificate of Pope John XXIII. The Second Vatican Council had the largest gathering in Church history with 2,540 voting members from around the world, 480 advisors and 80 non-Catholic observers. Vatican II was a world-wide council with a world-wide episcopate. And one of its central purposes …