“I am the light of the world. He that followeth me, walketh not in darkness” (Jn.VIII, 12)
Since faith is one, it must be professed in all its purity and integrity". Pope Francis/Pope Benedict
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