Tag: Pope Paul VI
The Specialised Catholic Action movements laid out their vision for a representative laity body at the Vatican in an important document drafted in July 1964, just prior to the Third Session of Vatican II.
How did the Cardijn method come to be used in the drafting of Populorum Progressio?
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Pope Paul VI’s landmark encyclical “On the development of peoples,” commonly known by its Latin title, Populorum Progressio
Paul VI with Cardinal Suenens and Cardinal Cardijn Fr Giovanni Battista Montini (1897 – 1978), the future Blessed Paul VI, had already been working for several months as an official on the lowest rung at the Vatican Secretariat of State when Cardijn first arrived in Rome for his first and famous meeting with Pope Pius…
On 25 June 1967, four weeks before his death, Cardinal Joseph Cardijn, wrote his last letter to his old friend Pope Paul VI, requesting him to visit the JOC in France.
There is always something to surprise you in the Cardijn Archives. This week I discovered that on 9 November 1965 Pope Paul VI appointed him to the Pontifical Commission for the Revision of the Code of Canon Law. Unfortunately, he did not have much opportunity to contribute much as he died on 24 July 1967.…
In his book ‘Sources of renewal’ on how to implement Vatican II, young Polish Bishop Karol Wojtyla only cites by name one Council participant besides Popes John XXIII and Paul VI.
A new blog post at CathNews today: ‘The saint at Vatican II’ on Cardijn’s role at the Council.