Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Vatican II quotes in 140 characters or less | Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012

Pope Paul VI hands Orthodox
Metropolitan Meliton of Heliopolis
a decree during the December
1965 session of the Roman Catholic
Ecumenical Council in Vatican
City. The decree cancels
excommunications that led to the
break between the Roman and
Orthodox churches nine centuries
before.
"Use of the mother tongue in Mass, administration of sacraments, or other parts of liturgy, may be of great advantage to the people." (Pope Paul VI, Sacrosanctum Concilium, 1963

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