On October 11, it will be 50 years since the Second Vatican Council began. The promise of Vatican II was for a more open church, with much greater involvement of Catholics in the pews. In the first of a series of reports on its impact in Australia, Dr Ruth Powell and Robert Dixon, researchers from the National Church Life Survey, discuss what the data shows about Catholic identity since 1962.
Vatican II and the Australian Impact: Religion and Ethics Report on ABC Radio National.
This program has been broadcast but can be downloaded from the ABC website.