Fruits of Vatican II Part 3- Liturgy -Marriage as Covenant not Contract – Communal Penance – Restored Catechumenate

“The Second Vatican Council devoted paragraphs 48 to 58 of its Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World to marriage…. Its teaching marked a watershed in the Church’s understanding of marriage. Avoiding the familiar term ‘contract’ the council consistently spoke of marriage as a ‘covenant‘.” (New Commentary on the Code of Cannon Law,Continue reading “Fruits of Vatican II Part 3- Liturgy -Marriage as Covenant not Contract – Communal Penance – Restored Catechumenate”

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”