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By Massimo Faggioli

The 12 months 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the shut of the second one Vatican Council. this quantity offers an research of Vatican II, the main decisive and far-reaching occasion within the sleek Catholic Church. Explicating pivotal parts of the Council, its decision-making strategy and the deep outcomes of its ultimate judgements, Massimo Faggioli contributes an available presentation of the importance of Vatican II for the church and its existence within the glossy global past the limits of the Roman Catholic Church. because the Council, in view that its end, has been subjected to varied interpretations—a subject of now not little controversy—the quantity explores the contours of next interpretation and diversifications in method, specifically those who have marked the eras of John Paul II and Benedict XVI. regardless of those controversies, in spite of the fact that, the Council lives on, the writer argues, in theology, specifically the advert intra and advert additional dimensions of reform within the liturgy, the church and the fashionable international, and non secular freedom, carrying on with to have international effect on Catholics and non-Catholics.

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