The Word Among Us

October 2012 Issue

Heavenly Agents of Earthly Change

Living the Challenge of Vatican II

Heavenly Agents of Earthly Change: Living the Challenge of Vatican II

One of the last documents to come out of Vatican II was the pastoral constitution On the "Church in the Modern World" ("Gaudium et Spes"). Similar to many of the other council documents, "Gaudium et Spes" set the Church on a new course.

But Gaudium et Spes still set itself apart because it was the first time that the Council Fathers spoke directly to the peo­ple...

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