This study edition of Irish Dominican Austin Flannery’s (+2008) earlier translation contains all sixteen documents of the Second Vatican Council, plus the forty-nine later documents from popes and Vatican congregations that implemented the details of the Council's decisions. Flannery attempted to include all documents of general interest that form part of the postconciliar process—documents which might be described as organically linked with the conciliar process.
This is the translation used in The Catechism of the Catholic Church and the text that both students of the Council and students of the Catechism will want for the complete reference of the Council and its decisions.
Special features of the study edition:
- Larger page size, with larger print and more generous margins
- Focus questions after each Council document help the reader comprehend the main points
- Creative questions assist the reader in applying the content of the Council documents to personal experience or to future development in the Church