Defense of Vatican II (vs. Paolo Pasqualucci): Master List

Defense of Vatican II (vs. Paolo Pasqualucci): Master List July 23, 2019

Paolo Pasqualucci (signer of three of the reactionary-dominated “corrections” of Pope Francis), a Catholic and retired professor of philosophy of the law at the University of Perugia, Italy, wrote “‘Points of Rupture’ of the Second Vatican Council with the Tradition of the Church – A Synopsis” (4-13-18), hosted by the infamous reactionary site, One Peter Five.

It’s an adaptation of the introduction to his book Unam Sanctam – A Study on Doctrinal Deviations in the Catholic Church of the 21st Century. Pasqualucci seeks to establish that Vatican II is massively contrary to received Catholic tradition. I took on a dozen of these points, in order to show how very weak these anti-Vatican II arguments really are, and how orthodox the Council is. Here are my twelve critiques:

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Related Reading:

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Dialogue on Vatican II: Its Relative Worth, Interpretation, and Application (with Patti Sheffield vs. Traditionalist David Palm) [9-15-13]
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Photo credit: CNS photo / L’Osservatore Romano: 20 September 2012: Pope St. John XXIII leads the opening session of the Second Vatican Council in St. Peter’s Basilica Oct. 11, 1962 [Flickr / CC BY 2.0 license]
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