Category: Octogesima Adveniens

  • 2021 in anniversaries

    2021 in anniversaries

    As the new year dawns, it’s time to glance at the significant anniversaries Cardijn and Cardijn-movement anniversaries that are coming up in 2021.

  • Cardinal Maurice Roy and parish democracy

    Stained glass window at the Sillon office in Paris On my website, I have already started to trace how the phrase “conscious and responsible” based on the Sillon definition of democracy slowly began to emerge into Catholic social teaching. But I found the use of the phrase in Pope Paul VI’s 1971 Apostolic Letter to Cardinal…

  • The Vatican missing paragraph mystery

    The Vatican missing paragraph mystery

    Why is a paragraph mission from the English version of Octogesima Adveniens on the Vatican website?