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In commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of PCP-II, Loyola School of Theology is opening its PCP-II Archive, a collection of articles (.pdf) on PCP-II written by LST professors...

A thoughtful perusal of the Acts and Decrees of the Second Plenary Council of the Philippines will show there are two basic and central topics that were the foundation and presupposition of the reflections and discussions of the Council: Christology and Ecclesiology. The present article will highlight the more important points of the Christology of PCP II, arrange those points in such a way that will facilitate their discussion in a one-semester Christoloy course, and in a general way show how this Christology can be taught to the Christian faithful of the Philippines...

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In commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of PCP-II, Loyola School of Theology is opening its PCP-II Archive, a collection of articles (.pdf) on PCP-II written by LST professors...

A one-sentence decree and two out of 671 numbers of the final document issued by the Second Plenary Council of the Philippines (PCP II), form the bulk of the Council's explicit and positive statements in the area of ecumenism. Eleven more numbers in the doctrinal-pastoral part deal with negative aspects of the problem, in particular with Fundamentalism and the Iglesia ni Kristo...

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The Council presents us all with a vision for the renewal of the Church, the whole Church in the Philippines: 'This is our vision. That all may have life. We shall have to create a free nation: where human dignity and solidarity are respected and promoted; where moral principles prevail in socio-economic life and structures...

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In commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of PCP-II, Loyola School of Theology is opening its PCP-II Archive, a collection of articles (.pdf) on PCP-II written by LST professors...

The Second Plenary Council of the Philippines constituted a national, ecclesial response to the need for New Evangelization, one that will revitalize the Faith of Catholic Filipinos and renew the Catholic Church in the Philippines. In his homily delivered at the Eucharistic celebration opening the Council, Archbishop Leonardo Z. Legaspi, O.P., the President of the Council, deftly sketched the specific characteristics of PCP II...

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It has been said that the camel is an animal designed by a committee. By accommodating everyone's taste you end up with an ungainly, improbable type of beast. In the case of the Second Plenary Council of the Philippines (PCP II), which was in session from January 20th to February 17th of 1991, the committee responsible for constructing the "camel" which is the Conciliar Document was extraordinarily large...

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In commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of PCP-II, Loyola School of Theology is opening its PCP-II Archive, a collection of articles (.pdf) on PCP-II written by LST professors...

What may easily turn out to be the greatest 20th century ecclesial event in the Philippines unfolded from January 20 to February 17, 1991: the Second Plenary Council of the Philippines (PCP-II for short). It did not attract the multitudes whom the apostolic pilgrimages of Pope Paul VI in 1970 and John Paul II in 1981 had energized....

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In commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of PCP-II, Loyola School of Theology is opening its PCP-II Archive, a collection of articles (.pdf) on PCP-II written by LST professors...

This article is an updating of statistics pertaining to the Catholic Church in the Philippines. The general structure of the article follows the pattern of its two predecessors, published in 1984 and 1987. It presents in a kind of synthetic view, and has reduced to some unity, the more than 600,000 data spread out in the 1,268 pages of the 1989 Catholic Directory of the Philippines...

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