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Recognise, Preserve and Promote: 50 Years After Vatican II

Ian Linden | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK
Ian Linden

You might also have thought that after fifty years, the Catholic Church would have reached a fixed mind as to the significance of the Council. Not so either. Its consequences are contested, its nature, continuity or break with the past disputed, and all subject to opposing interpretations. Zhou Enlai's assessment of the French Revolution applies: "too early to tell".