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The Renewed Church

edited by Kenneth D. Whitehead
Two of the Council's sixteen documents--the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, Lumen Gentium, and the Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World, Gaudium et Spes--explain the Church's self-understanding of what she is and what she does better than has ever been done in any of the Church's official documents in the course of her long history. The diversity inherent in the Church as Catholic, or universal, is also covered...