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Vatican II: A Research Guide: Major Figures


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Vatican II: Major Figures

Here is a list of many of the major names associated with The Second Vatican Council. Click on each of the names to be taken to the article on that person in the New Catholic Encyclopedia. If you are connecting to these resources from home you will be prompted to enter your Multipass username and password.

Any of these names can also be used in Author or Subject searching in the online catalog. When searching for these names, do not add the abbreviations for the names of their orders.

Bea, Cardinal Augustin, S.J.

Benoit, Pierre, O.P.

Congar, Yves, O.P.

Danielou, Jean, S.J.

Diekmann, Godfrey, O.S.B.

Haring, Bernard, C.S.S.R.

Kung, Hans

Lefebrve, Marcel, C.S.Sp.

Lubac, Henri, S.J.

Montini, Giovanni Battista (Pope Paul VI)

Murray, John Courtney, S.J.

Ottaviani, Cardinal Alfredo

Rahner, Karl, S.J.

Ratzinger, Joseph (Pope Benedict XVI)

Roncalli, Angelo Giuseppe (Pope John XXIII)

Schillebeeckx, Edward, O.P.

Suenens, Leon-Joseph

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