Pope John XXIII and Vatican II: The Catholic Church’s Modern Moment

Scene inside St. Peter's Basilica during the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council, 1962.
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'60s
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On the eve of Pope John XXIII's canonization, LIFE.com recalls the landmark Vatican II council that heralded a new era in the Roman Catholic Church. Read More

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