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Definition of the noun Aggiornamento

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noun - plural: aggiornamentos

  1. a bringing up to date, especially of the Roman Catholic Church by the Second Vatican Council of 1962-65


Aggiornamento, "A bringing up to date", was one of the key words used during the Second Vatican Council both by bishops and the clergy attending the sessions, and by the media and Vaticanologists covering it. It was used to mean a spirit of change and open-mindedness. It was the name given to the pontifical program of John XXIII in a speech he gave on January 25, 1959.

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Google previewThe Great Grace (2015)

Receiving Vatican II Today by Nigel Zimmermann

Aggiornamento is an Italian word meaning renewal, and ressourcement is a French word meaning a return to the sources. As a generalization, one can say that the ressourcement theologians wanted renewal, and they wanted aggiornamento.

Google previewGod or Nothing (2015)

A Conversation in Faith with Nicholas Diat by Cardinal Robert Sarah, Nicolas Diat

Aggiornamento is a tool for reflection used to situate the Church in a changing world, in which some economic, media, or political sectors were abandoning God by sinking into a dreamlike, liberal, relativistic materialism. How could the Church ...

Google previewState, Space, World (2009)

Selected Essays by Henri Lefebvre

Aggiornamento is an Italian term meaning updating, and connotes theological modernization.—Eds.] 4. [François Perroux (1903–87) was a French economist and regional development theorist who is generally credited with the development ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1975)

Volume 13 - Inventories of Books to Korea: Libraries in the Republic of by Allen Kent, Harold Lancour, Jay E. Daily

Balbis, Bruno, "L'Insegnamento della Documentazione in Italia: Esperience e Problemi Relativi aria Pubblica Amministrazione," Formazione e Aggiornamento alle Tecniche Documentarie, Centro di Studi ed Applicazioni di Organizzazione ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religion and Society (1998)

by William H. Swatos, Peter Kivisto

aggiornamento, that is, updating, modernization, or adaptation of the church to the mid-twentieth century; (2) reformability of the church, that is, the admission that the church has ...

Google previewThe HarperCollins Encyclopedia of Catholicism (1995)

by Richard P. McBrien

aggiornamento (ah- jawhr-nah-men'toh; It., "bringing up to date"), a term that has become synonymous with the Church ...

Google previewThe Westminster Dictionary of Theological Terms, Second Edition (2014)

Revised and Expanded by Donald K. McKim

aggiornamento (Ital. “renewal, bringing up to date”) A term used to describe the reforms of the Second Vatican Council (1962–65) in the ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Christianity in America (2002)

by Daniel G. Reid, Robert D. Linder, Bruce Shelley, Harry S. Stout, Craig A. Noll

See also GRAY, ASA Aggiornamento. An Italian term broadly defined as modernization or adaptation. The term was popularized for Catholics" by Pope John XXIII,” who explained its meaning as “the renewal of traditions by interpreting them in ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Ecumenical Christianity (1994)

by Ans Joachim van der Bent

Aggiornamento (updating) of the church was to be achieved by a continuous return to the sources of Christian life in revelation, tradition (q.v.) and adjustment to the “changed conditions of the times”.

Google previewDictionary of Politics (1992)

Selected American and Foreign Political and Legal Terms by Walter John Raymond

See AGGIORNAMENTO. Tower Commission.

Google previewA Cultural Journey through the English Lexicon (2011)

by Roberta Facchinetti

Its most frequent collocate in the corpus is online, as in the following example: Con un intervento di aggiornamento e restyling è stato reso più veloce e funzionale il servizio di check-in online della Qatar Airways che permette di stampare ...

Google previewOur Sunday Visitor's Catholic Encyclopedia (1998)

by Peter M. J. Stravinskas, Russell B. Shaw

Aggiornamento • This Italian word for "updating" was popularized by Pope John XXIII for the modernization, renewal and revitalization of the Roman Catholic Church by the Second Vatican Council. This word is used to indicate the attempt to ...

Google previewThe Lexicon in Acquisition (1995)

by Eve V. Clark

Aggiornamento al dizionario della lingua italiana ...

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Scrabble value of A1G2G2I1O1R1N1A1M3E1N1T1O1

The value of this 13-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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