Benedict XVI on Vatican II – Why they began with liturgy

Vatican II

The following comes from a February 15 report from Vatican Information Service.

Following are ample extracts from the Holy Father’s warm and friendly chat yesterday with the clergy of Rome, which was held in the Paul VI Hall.

“We went to the Council not just with joy, but enthusiastically. There was an incredible expectation. We hoped that everything would be renewed, that a new Pentecost, a new era in the Church, had truly arrived. . .