Aggiornamento in Rome

Aggiornamento is Italian for “up-dating” and is the key word in today’s Roman Catholic circles. In the last five years dramatic changes have been taking place—so dramatic that a decade ago they were not considered possible. How fundamental has this change been? Is it central or peripheral? Aggiornamento is associated chiefly with John XXIII (pope from 1958–1963) […]

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Renewal in Rome?…

Vatican II is again in session in the venerable city of Rome. From all over the earth the princes of the church have assembled to undertake the business assigned to them earlier. No longer is the gentle hand of John XXIII at the helm. The question repeatedly raised in the minds and even on the […]

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