When and where
1962 – 1965 AD in St. Peter’s Basilica
Crisis or controversy
Constant need for reform and revival;
Needed translation of faith into modern era:
Christians and Jews; religious freedom, etc.
Convened: John XXIII, Pope;
Ratified: Paul VI, Pope.
Decrees and resolutions
Issued 16 documents:
On Divine Revelation
The Pastoral Constitution
On The Church in the Modern
On The Church, etc.
Blessed John XXIII; opening session
2908 Bishops in plenary session