The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith is getting ready for the so called “Year of Faith” which will run from October 11st, 2012 to November 24th, 2013.
The goal of the initiative, according to the pope’s Apostolic letter, titled “Porta Fidei” is conversion and to re-discover faith, so that all members of the Church can become credible witnesses of truth.
The Year of Faith actually coincides with the 50th anniversary of the opening of Vatican II. It also marks 20 years since the Catechism of the Catholic Church was published. The Vatican hopes the combination of these key anniversaries, will help promote awareness.
Read more at Rome Reports