Category: Pontifical Council of/for the Laity

  • The clericalisation of the Dicastery for Laity

    The clericalisation of the Dicastery for Laity

    Working on the archives of International YCW pioneer, Marguerite Fiévez, who was a member of the original Council of the Laity established by Pope Paul VI in 1967, I located a complete list of the 29 members and consultors of that original Council.

  • An alternative model for a Vatican Council of the Laity

    An alternative model for a Vatican Council of the Laity

    Prior to Pope Paul VI’s January 1967 motu proprio, Catholicam Christi Ecclesiam, establishing the Council of the Laity and the Pontifical Study Commission ‘Justice and Peace’, much discussion and consultation took place regarding the model for the new structures.