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Church Documents on Vatican II
"The old story of the Samaritan has been the model of the spirituality of the council."
- Pope Paul VI, Closing Address
Collected here are several documents on Vatican II. These include the Final Report of the 1985 Extraordinary Synod, and speeches and statements by Popes John XXIII, Paul VI, John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and Francis. This page will be periodically updated.
The Ecclesiology of the Constitution on the Church, Vatican II, 'Lumen Gentium' by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger
'Lumen Gentium' is Key to Council, by St. Pope John Paul II
The Good Samaritan by Pieter Lastman
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