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Catholic-Jewish relations since Vatican II

by Emil Anton The Lay Centre welcomed Jesuit Father Philipp Renczes, the director of the Cardinal Bea Centre at the Pontifical Gregorian University, April 20. After Mass and dinner, Father Renczes told the students about Cardinal Bea, who was a very influential figure … Continue reading

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Pope: laity have key role to play in Church

Laypeople are not “second-class members” of the Church but instead are called to participate in the priestly, prophetic and kingly offices of Christ’s earthly ministry, said the pope. He said the Second Vatican Council brought “a new way of looking … Continue reading

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Church highlights Christian unity decree 50 years on

Fifty years ago, the Catholic Church published these words: “The restoration of unity among all Christians is one of the principal concerns of the Second Vatican Council.” With this impulse, the Church and her faithful embarked committedly on the path … Continue reading

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