Conciliaria: Archive reporting on Vatican II

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council, America has partnered with Conciliaria.com to offer day-to-day coverage of the council. Utilizing archival reporting from that time, contemporary documents and special guest correspondents, Conciliaria will report on the dramatic events as they unfolded 50 years ago.

In addition to weekly content from America, Conciliaria also offers archive reporting from Commonweal and excerpts from the Council Daybook, published by the National Catholic Welfare Conference, the predecessor organization to the United States Council of Catholic Bishops.

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