“Vatican II: Catholicism Then and Now”
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Location: MacDonald Auditorium, Ken Olsen Science Center, Gordon College, Wenham, MA
Massimo Faggioli is Assistant Professor of Theology at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. He is the author of “Vatican II: The Battle for Meaning” (Paulist Press, 2012).
The Second Vatican Council (1962-65) is considered by some historians to be “the most important religious event of the 20th century”—a Council affecting all of the estimated 1 billion Catholics in the world. But what exactly was the Second Vatican Council? How has it reshaped Catholicism? How has it impacted Catholics’ relations to Protestants, Jews, Muslims, and others?