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Friday, October 12, 2012

The More it Changes, The More It Stays The Same

It's fifty years since Pope John XXIII convened the Second Vatican Council, whose effects were beginning to be felt as I grew up (in an area with quite a big Catholic population). Our school meals still always featured fish on Fridays when I was in my teens (more than ten years later), presumably in case there were pockets of pre-Vatican-II hard-liners about.

Of course, the most memorable - if not the most significant - legacy of the Second Vatican Council was this:


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