Light for the Nations: Themes of “Lumen gentium”, Fifty Years Later

(CNS photo/L’Osservatore Romano) A retrospective on Vatican II’s “Dogmatic Constitution on the Church” ought to place the primacy on the Church as end, and particularly on holiness. November 21, 2014 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the promulgation of Vatican II’s central document, the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church. If the articles that this occasions reflect a…