On the fundamental importance of the Bible — Where Peter Is

The sixth and final chapter of Dei Verbum is about how the Bible is actually used and its fundamental importance in the Church. The chapter begins by saying that listening to the Bible at Mass stands on par with receiving… 15 more words On the fundamental importance of the Bible — Where Peter Is

Vatican II and Non-Universal Salvation Quotes

This post like my other Vatican II posts on Mary Quotes, Marriage Quotes, Development/Modern Culture Quotes, List of Where Vatican II says its teaching and Eucharist Quotes lists places, the large majority but not exhaustive where Vatican II speaks of salvation as being non-universal. It is often claimed that Vatican II brought about a sortContinue reading “Vatican II and Non-Universal Salvation Quotes”

Historical Fruits of Vatican II Part 1 – Retention, Lay Groups and More Scripture

In Mass Exodus by Stephen Bullivant, several studies in America and Great Britian show that Catholic retention of its followers was higher other than religious group in the post Vatican II era. It was better than Lutherans, Anglicans, Pentecostals and many others. The book does an excellent statistical study of the reason why people leftContinue reading “Historical Fruits of Vatican II Part 1 – Retention, Lay Groups and More Scripture”

The Pope, Even if Solomon, Could not Please all his Dissenters

I was reading an older book written during the first years of Pope Saint John XIII’s pontificate. The writer was commenting on how hard it will be for the new Pope to reconcile all the world’s many problems including the Soviets and a spread of communism to many countries around the world tied to aContinue reading “The Pope, Even if Solomon, Could not Please all his Dissenters”

Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on Errors when Interpreting Vatican II

SACRED CONGREGATION FOR THE DOCTRINE OF THE FAITH Letter to the Presidents of the Episcopal Conferences about certainabuses and erroneous opinions in the interpretation of the doctrine of the Second Vatican Council Since the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council, which has just come to a happy end, has promulgated very wise documents, either in doctrinal mattersContinue reading “Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on Errors when Interpreting Vatican II”

Vatican II Marriage Quotes

Marriage Quotes from Vatican II from the 16 major documents. Vatican Website Translation. This list contains the majority but not every reference. Due to the large variation of words used for marriage or its context, (marriage, matrimony, wedlock, married, marry, engaged, betrothed, spouse, husband, wife, family, love, children, covenant, union, mother, father, domestic church, etc.)Continue reading “Vatican II Marriage Quotes”

Syllabus of Errors Condemns the View that Catholics Should Only Accept Extraordinary Teaching

Read Point 22 in the Syllabus of Errors! The following point is in error. “22. The obligation by which Catholic teachers and authors are strictly bound is confined to those things only which are proposed to universal belief as dogmas of faith by the infallible judgment of the Church.—Letter to the Archbishop of Munich, “TuasContinue reading “Syllabus of Errors Condemns the View that Catholics Should Only Accept Extraordinary Teaching”

Vatican II and Culture and Modern Times Quotes

This is a list using the Vatican Website translation of all the occurrences of Culture or Modern Times/Epoch and similar words are used in the 16 major documents of Vatican II. The list is the majority but not exhaustive. The focus was on Modern Times, references to ancient times are not always included. Lumen GentiumContinue reading “Vatican II and Culture and Modern Times Quotes”

Ronald Knox a New Apologetics

If you don’t know about Msgr. Ronald Knox I suggest you do a quick internet search. The man was brilliant, he translated the entire bible himself into what is known as the Knox Translation. He converted from the Anglican faith to Catholicism and his experience is well documented in his many writing often in apologeticContinue reading “Ronald Knox a New Apologetics”

Vatican II Mary Quotes

This is a collection of all the times Mary is mentioned in Vatican II’s main 16 documents. Using the Vatican Website Translation. Although the list is not exhaustive, it does contain the majority. Mary is often one of those topics that if you get right, the rest of the Catholic Church’s dogma flow into place,Continue reading “Vatican II Mary Quotes”