The Collective Memory of the Second Vatican Council

by Wilfrid Jones, delivered to the Institute of Liturgical Music’s study day on the 23rd May 2015, the Vigil of Pentecost. The Second Vatican Council was certainly a momentous event within the history of the Catholic Church. For the first time in the history of the Church, a Council was called, not to declare a dogma or reproach a heresy, but to form policy. The first policy to be formed…

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