n International Journal for Religious Freedom - Evangelization and religious freedom : ad gentes, dignitatis humanae, Stephen B. Bevans and Jeffrey Gros : book reviews

Volume 3, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 2070-5484



The watershed in the Roman-Catholic church's stance on religious liberty occurred at the Second Vatican Council and it was the greatest seismic shift in its thinking and theology. Religious freedom was dismissed as modernism by Pope Pius IX in 1864 and was thus regarded by official Catholic theology for nearly two centuries as an undesirable permission to promote errors that could not be endorsed.

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