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Monday, 21 May 2012

Cardinals admit Vatican II Declarations are not Binding

Catholic News Service (CNS) [May 21, 2012] is carrying a very important admission that may play a role in the Rome-SSPX reconciliation talks. While not necessarily agreeing with everything the Cardinals say about the negotiations and the Council, a key admission is made - really, an admission that Bl. Pope John's Council was to have very modest goals; a pastoral and not dogmatic council.

"...those on religious freedom and on relations with non-Christians -- "do not have a binding doctrinal content, so one can dialogue about them," Walter Cardinal Brandmuller

The full article may be read here.

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