Essays Tagged: "Second Vatican Council"

Why is Vatican II so significant in the modern church?

all parts of the world participated in the opening meeting. The U.S. delegation of 241 members was second in size only to that of Italy. Asian and African bishops played a prominent role in the counc ...

(2 pages) 74 0 3.4 Oct/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

A short bliography on Mary, Mother of Jesus. Florence Nightingale, and Irena Sendler (Jewish Holocaust hero) and their displays of holiness. Alos includes a compare and contrast of the three women

f Jesus Christ in physical body, she is also the spiritual Mother of the Church, the Bishops of the Second Vatican Council gave this title to her.We know little biographical information about Mary, ou ...

(5 pages) 88 1 4.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Growth of the Modern Church in Australia

run and to question certain aspects of how this is done. There has been 21 Church Councils recorded.Second Vatican CouncilThe most recent Ecumenical Council held by the Catholic Church is the Second V ...

(4 pages) 31 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Second Vatican Council.

The Second Vatican Council, which commenced in 1962, was the turning point for the Churches openness to ... arist with. And by doing this, people fill themselves with Christ's peace.As it has been shown, the Second Vatican Council brought about many changes to the Catholic Church. The changes explored above ...

(2 pages) 13 0 2.5 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Papal letter: Nostra Aetate Declaration

ion and persecution, and specifically denounced anti-semitism. The Nostra Aetate declaration of the Second Vatican Council set in motion a dynamic that continues to shape the modern Church. It is inte ... new Gospel message, he did so as the fulfillment and perfection of the earlier Revelation.- As the Second Vatican Council declared: "God, the inspirer and author of the books of both Testaments, wise ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Doctor Assisted Suicide

make of it what you can, and never take it. In thePastoral Constitution of the Catholic Church, the Second Vatican Counciltaught that euthanasia is "opposed to life itself," and " violates the integri ... ught that euthanasia is "opposed to life itself," and " violates the integrityof the human person."(Second Vatican Council: The sixteen documents ofVatican II) "Since life is the basis and necessary c ...

(10 pages) 157 2 4.8 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia


1).The relationship of the Church towards anti-Semitism has been both positive and negative. At the Second Vatican Council the Declaration on the Relationship of the Church to Non-Christian Religions ...

(4 pages) 34 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Second Vatican Council

The Second Vatican Council has had a very large impact on the way that Catholics practice there faith.Th ... actice there faith.There are many changes that occurred in the catholic churches as a result of The Second Vatican Council, three of these changes are changes in the liturgy which means that they chan ... acraments; they simplified and restructured the sacraments so that it would be more meaningful. The second change is the ministry and life of priests this means that the work that priests perform for ...

(3 pages) 22 1 3.6 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Catholic V. Fundamentalist Question

ach stands in relation to the other. First, let's give an overview of the Catholic Church under the Second Vatican Council (Vatican II). Perhaps the most significant characteristic of Vatican II as op ...

(11 pages) 46 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


arist, a unity of the 'one, holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church'. Despite periodical variation, the second Vatican council of 1962, boasting a multiple presence of Christ in Eucharistic worship, was b ...

(7 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Mary Magdalene, apostle to the apostles or repentant sinner." Discuss.

tory of the penitent woman, whose name he either does not know or wishes not to reveal".1 Since the Second Vatican Council (1962-65), she has been officially affirmed as "Apostle to the Apostles," bot ... Gospel of Thomas, Pistis Sophia, and the Gospel of the Egyptians, reflects some of the tensions in second-century Christianity. "Peter... represent[s] orthodox positions that deny the validity of eso ...

(13 pages) 27 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Globalization - Liberation Theology versus Neo-liberalism

ation Theology mainly emerged in the 1960's and came about from a variety of different factors. The second Vatican Council of the Catholic Church played an important role in bringing about Liberation ...

(13 pages) 50 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays


the course tackles the basic principles of Christian Morality as enunciated in the documents of the Second Vatican Council and its concrete situation in society. It follows a holistic approach in deal ... s capable of renewing themselves through cell division, sometimes after long periods of inactivity. Second, under certain physiologic or experimental conditions, they can be induced to become tissue- ...

(49 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays