Vatican II

Cartoons about Vatican II reveal the struggles faced in balancing calls for reform with desires to maintain tradition.

Wolf, “A Better Tomorrow,” December 4, 1964

From October 11, 1962 to December 8, 1965 the Second Vatican Council was held in Rome. The goal of the council was one of renewal and updating of faith and traditions. Many looked forward to the results of the council with hope for a better tomorrow.

Wolf, “The Middle Way,” December 9, 1966

After Vatican II, there was debate over how to implement its teachings. Here Wolf shows that the middle way is the best way.

Wolf, ” It’ll Make Port,” June 2, 1967

The Church represented as a ship being cast about by the heavy storms of change. However, Wolf is confident based on the title that the Church will weather the storm.

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