Search Results: Second Vatican Council

  • RELIGION

    Encountering the other

    • Frank Brennan
    • 24 June 2006

    Professor Saeed and Fr Madigan make religious dialogue look easy. You would almost wonder what is the ­problem.

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  • RELIGION

    The church in the world

    • James McEvoy
    • 19 June 2006

    Forty years into the journey, commentators debate whether the Council was overly optimistic about modernity. Did the heady days of the early ’60s influence the Council’s agenda to its detriment?

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Rich harvest

    • Alana Harris
    • 18 June 2006

    Christine Trimingham Jack’s Growing Good Catholic Girls: Education and Convent Life in Australia brings back memories for Alana Harris.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Another Waugh brings up a century

    • Mark Carkeet
    • 13 June 2006

    Mark Carkeet celebrates the life and work of Evelyn Waugh.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Paradise gained and lost

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 14 May 2006

    Andrew Hamilton reviews Luther’s Pine: an Autobiography, by John Molony.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Saving faith

    • Bede Heather
    • 14 May 2006

    Bede Heather reviews Jacques Dupuis’ Toward a Christian Theology of Religious Pluralism.

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  • RELIGION

    An evolutionary vision

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 14 May 2006

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin and the 40th of Winston Churchill’s. They never met and had totally different temperaments. But some things they had in common.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    A radical faith

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 27 April 2006

    Death brings us all back to earth. So Pope John Paul II has died and has left his responsibilities to others.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    An activist for the faithful

    • Bruce Duncan
    • 25 April 2006

    Tom Butler (1915–2005): lawyer, editor of the Catholic Worker newspaper

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  • RELIGION

    When the walls come down

    • Richard Rymarz
    • 24 April 2006

    A reflection on contemporary Christianity

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  • RELIGION

    A new understanding

    • James McEvoy
    • 23 April 2006

    Forty years ago, Vatican II promulgated one of its last documents: the Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World. Many have said that it was too optimistic about modernity.

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