A Look Back at the Second Vatican Council
The opening procession of the Second Vatican Council. Art by Franklin McMahon.
U.S. Catholic readers on the chuch over the last 50 years
A look ahead to the next 50 years
The World of Vatican II
The art of Franklin McMahon (slideshow)
Over the hill?
Vatican ll at 50
Eight Americans tell what they saw at the council
Signs of the Times
A timeline of Vatican II
Female and Catholic: Please don't bring me flowers anymore
An interview with Sister Mary Luke Tobin, S.L., the only American woman who was an official observer at Vatican ll
The church after the council
Karl Rahner, one of the most important theologians of the 20th century, on making the council's reforms and renewal more than a promise.
Vatican ll, Schmatican ll
A young woman writes about why she thinks it's time for a new agenda
Image: Franklin McMahon (Courtesy of the McMahon family)