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150th anniversary of the opening of the First Vatican Council

8 December 2019

Sunday, December 8, marked the 150th anniversary of the opening of the First Vatican Council. A short series of articles, written by Church history experts in Australia, has been commissioned to commemorate that occasion. 

Article 1 -- Bishop Elliott on Papal Infallibility

Article 2 -- Dr Mariusz Biliniewicz on Reception of Vatican I

Article 3 -- Dr Josephine Laffin on Coverage of Vatican I in Australia


Thumbnail image -  By Karl Benzinger - 873 book on Pope Pius IX, Public Domain,


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