Today is the anniversary of the convocation of Vatican Council II.
On October 11, 1962 the first session of the Second Vatican Council convened. In the decades since, Vatican II has been both praised and criticized; the decrees which came from the council have produced both positive results and have at other times produced distress and dissent. Many have been distorted and misinterpreted - even misused. But what did Vatican II really say? What was really intended? Now, more than four decades later, many Catholics remain confused and divided.
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