October of Faith and Mission
Opening of the Second Vatican Council (1962-65).
General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the 20th anniversary of the end of the Second Vatican Council
Publication of the Catechism of the Catholic Church; a text, in the words of Blessed John Paul II, that was meant “to illustrate for all the faithful the power and beauty of the faith”.
Pope Benedict XVI, with the Apostolic Letter Porta Fidei (The Door of Faith), announced a Year of Faith.
Year of Faith begins that will end on the Solemnity of Christ the King on 24 November 2013.
General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the theme The New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Christian Faith.