Disciples: Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times
Vatican II began to heal three major divisions: the division within Roman Catholicism itself, the division between Roman Catholicism and other religions, and the division between Roman Catholicism and the world. Following John XXIII's vision, the council opened the windows for some fresh air.
This brief article summarizes clearly the three major healings in Vatican II, offering a renewed vision of Roman Catholicism. It helps clarify how and why Vatican II was a doctrinal council as well as a pastoral one.