Second Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

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The 1971 Synod of Bishops was the second ordinary general assembly in the history of the Synod of Bishops. Its agenda consisted of two subjects: Ministerial Priesthood and Justice in the World.[1] The synod supported Pope Paul VI's stand on clerical celibacy, with a sizable opposition.[2]


  1. ^ "Justicia in Mundo Official Text". Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Paul VI: Papacy —". Archived from the original on 4 June 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2011.