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1. Sacrosanctum concilium, Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, 1963. English Latin 2. Inter Mirifica, Decree On the Means of Social Communication, 1963. English Latin 3. Lumen Gentium, Dogmatic Constitution On the Church, 1964. English Latin 4. Orientalium Ecclesiarum, Decree On the Catholic Churches of the Eastern Rite,1964. English Latin
By "the spirit of Vatican II" is often meant promoting teachings and intentions attributed to the Second Vatican Council in ways not limited to literal readings of its documents, spoken of as the "letter" of the Council (cf. Saint Paul's phrase, "the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life").
This page outlines the history and intent and results of the sixteen documents of Vatican II.
Archdiocese well positioned to carry out Vatican II; Remembering Vatican II, in her own words; December 8 marked 50th years since the closing of the Second Vatican Council. Here are the 16 documents approved by the Second Vatican Council and their dates of promulgation: Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy “Sacrosanctum Concilium,” Dec. 4, 1963.
The Documents of Vatican II A Summary and Guide by Jeffrey A. Mirus Ph.D. Summaries with commentary of the sixteen documents of the Second Vatican Council.
Major Documents of Vatican II. Online Editor | Print | Share. Article. 1. Dogmatic Constitution on the Church (Lumen Gentium): The church is a mystery, or sacrament, the whole People of God, in whose service the hierarchy is placed. The authority of pope and bishops is to be exercised as a service and in a collegial mode. Bishops are not simply ...
the Council as an e-book. The Documents of Vatican II, edited by Walter Abbott, SJ and with comments from Protestant and Orthodox authorities. Other: Appendix and Index. Individual Use Small Group Use w/ Discussion Q w/ Study Guide Bulletin Short Handout Other Austin Flannery, OP, editor. The Documents of Vatican Council II:
1. Sacrosanctum concilium, Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, 1963.. 2. Inter Mirifica, Decree On the Means of Social Communication, 1963.. 3. Lumen Gentium, Dogmatic Constitution On the Church, 1964.. 4. Orientalium Ecclesiarum, Decree On the Catholic Churches of the Eastern Rite, 1964. 5. Unitatis Redintegratio, Decree on Ecumenism, 1964.