Reclaiming the Second Vatican Council
If the Second Vatican Council had not happened, there would be no ordinariates for Catholics of Anglican tradition.
Consequently, this post by Bishop Robert Barron on Reclaiming the Second Vatican Council at Word on Fire is of crucial importance.
He explains two opposite reactions to the implementation of Vatican II, which Henri de Lubac called the implementation of a “para-council” that did not reflect the wishes of the Council fathers.
On the one hand, we have the so-called “liberal” Catholics who, under the auspices of the para-Council, encourage predominantly modernist and secular mentalities. There is a strong emphasis on the “pastoral” dimension of