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Vatican II - Major Constitutions

The four pillars of Vatican II:

Sacrosanctum Concilium, The Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, December 4, 1963.

Lumen Gentium, Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, November 21, 1964.

Dei Verbum, Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation, November 15, 1965.

Gaudium et Spes, Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World, December 7, 1964.

Decrees

Inter Mirifica (Decree on the Instruments of Social Communication)

Unitatis Redintegratio (Decree on Ecumenism)

Christus Dominus (Decree on the Bishop's Pastoral Office in the Church)

Optatam Totius (Decree on Priestly Formation)

Perfectae Caritatis (Decree on the Appropriate Renewal of Religious Life)

Apostolicam Actuositatem ( Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity)

Presbyterorum Ordinis (Decree on the Ministry and Life of Priests)

Ad Gentes (Decree on the Church's Missionary Activity)

Declarations

Gravissimum Educationis (Declaration on Christian Education)

Nostra Aetate (Declaration on the Relationship of the Church to Non-Christians)

Dignitatis Humanae (Declaration on Religious Freedom)

Orientalium Eccleiarum (Decree on the Eastern Catholic Church)

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