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Pope St. John XXIII and the Purpose of the Second Vatican Council

Pope St. John XXIII and the Purpose of the Second Vatican Council

Why was the Second Vatican Council held? What was its purpose? Dr. Schreck discusses the life of Angelo Guiseppe Roncalli who, as Pope John XXIII, called the 21st ecumenical council of the Catholic Church. Dr. Schreck also explores the pope’s opening speech to convoke the Council on October 11, 1962.

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