Gravissimum Educationis is the Second Vatican Council'sDeclaration on Christian Education. It was promulgated on October 28, 1965 by Pope Paul VI, following approval by the assembled bishops by a vote of 2,290 to 35. The title means "The Importance of Education" in Latin and is drawn from the first line of the declaration, as is customary with Roman Catholic documents. (The full text in English is available from the Holy See's website.) The Second Vatican Council, or Vatican II, was an Ecumenical Council of the Roman Catholic Church opened under Pope John XXIII in 1962 and closed under Pope Paul VI in 1965. ... October 28 is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 64 days remaining. ... 1965 was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... His Holiness Pope Paul VI, born Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini (September 26, 1897 â August 6, 1978), reigned as Pope and as sovereign of Vatican City from 1963 to 1978. ... Latin is the language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... The Roman Catholic Church believes its founding was based on Jesus appointment of Saint Peter as the primary church leader, later Bishop of Rome. ...
The Meaning of the Universal Right to an Education
The Authors of Education
Various Aids to Christian Education
The Importance of Schools
The Duties and Rights of Parents
Moral and Religious Education in All Schools
Different Types of Catholic Schools
Catholic Colleges and Universities
Faculties of Sacred Sciences
Coordination to be Fostered in Scholastic Matters
Categories: Second Vatican Council | Documents of the Catholic Church
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