Bruce Duncan and I contributed a chapter to this new book on Vatican II. We examine how Vatican II encouraged a renewed social engagement in Australia.
Context Vatican II was a major event in the life of the Catholic Church. It took place at a time of rapid social and economic change. Former colonies were gaining independence. New technologies promised material progress but also held dangers. It was a time of tension between communism and the… Read More »Gaudium et Spes – The Church in the Modern World