By Marcellino D’Ambrosio
As we approach the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Second Vatican Council, let’s remember one of the key “signs of the times” that prompted the council is what Pope Benedict XVI calls “the eclipse of God” in the Western Christian world.
Formerly Christian societies, by the mid-20th century, had adopted a sort of practical atheism. People were going about their daily lives as if God did not exist. [Read more…]