Creed of the people of God Vatican II ahead of us
by Jean Louis Bruguès O.P. | Source: Humanitas Review III
It is said that once interrogated about the historical importance of the French Revolution, Chairman Mao's Prime Minister answered: "It is still too soon to say it." When trying to evaluate the impact of the Second Vatican Council, there is the possibility of an excessively hasty judgment on its consequences. It is only possible to measure the impact of acouncil over the long term. The Church required many centuries to measure the depth of the reforms of the Trent or Nicene Councils which gave birth to thecurrent Creed that sustains our faith today. What in proximity seemed detrimental vanished in a few years, while the distant generations harvested unexpected fruits from the events.
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