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The role of the First Vatican Council was an ecumenical Council that defined Papal infallibility and several other doctrinal issues. The role of the Second Vatican Council was purely pastoral.

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Q: What was the role of the Vatican Council?
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When was Vatican Council l?

Vatican Council I met from 1869 to 1870.

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Vatican Council I was the first Ecumenical Council to be held at the Vatican in Vatican City which is an independent country.

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There were exactly no doctrines defined at the Second Vatican Council. The Second Vatican Council was the first purely pastoral council ever held in the Church.

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Austin Flannery has written: 'Saints in season' -- subject(s): Christian biography, Saints 'Vatican Council II' -- subject(s): Vatican Council (2nd : 1962-1965) 'Documents on the Vatican' 'Vatican Council 2' 'Vatican Council II' -- subject(s): Vatican Council (2nd : 1962-1965)

Is the Second Vatican Council an ecumenical council?

Yes, it was an ecumenical council.

Who called the bishops to the First Vatican Council?

Pope Pius V called for the First Vatican Council.

Is the Vatican II the Same as the 2nd Vatican council?


What was the Second Vatican Council changes on beverages in church?

The Second Vatican Council said nothing about beverages in Church.

Which Pope closed the Vatican Council II?

His Holiness, Pope Paul VI closed the Second Vatican Council.

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Vatican 1 was a dogmatic council and specifically addressed papal infallibility. Vatican II was a pastoral council (no dogma defined, no infallible teachings).

When is the third Vatican council?

As it was a hundred years since the First Vatican Council, and four hundred years to the Council before that, I wouldn't hold my breath for another Council in your lifetime.

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