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  • Print publication year: 2020
  • Online publication date: May 2020

14 - Ministry in the Church

from Part II - Conciliar Themes and Reception

Summary

Vatican II was the catalyst for a significant realignment of ministerial life in the Catholic Church. Although the council did not undertake a thoroughgoing revision of episcopal or presbyteral ministry, the repercussions of its stress on the primacy of baptism and on the ecclesial dimension of all ordained ministries have altered the landscape of ministry.

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