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POSTCONCILIAR

A term used to describe the period since the Second Vatican Council (1962-65). It reflects the developments in Catholic doctrine, liturgy and ecclesiastical law that were authorized by the council and have been implemented by the Church's hierarchy.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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