Silence dir. by Martin Scorsese (review)

  title={Silence dir. by Martin Scorsese (review)},
  author={H. Ward},
  journal={The Catholic Historical Review},
  pages={169 - 170}
  • H. Ward
  • Published 2017
  • History
  • The Catholic Historical Review
alism of Vatican Council II (1962–65) and the bishops’ conference at Medellín (1968). These committed Catholics were violently opposed by “anti-secular” Catholics who rejected the concepts of the laity engaging in church work and religious workers pursuing a “preferential option for the poor.” Pope John XXIII and Pope Paul VI had allegedly betrayed the faith. In the view of these anti-secular Catholics, like General Luciano Benjamín Menéndez, the military commander of Córdoba, the Church’s duty… Expand