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Document Details :
Title: The Letter and the Spirit of the Second Vatican Council
Subtitle: Does the Letter do Justice to the Spirit?
Author(s): TAGLE, Luis Antonio
Journal: Louvain Studies
Volume: 40 Issue: 2 Date: 2017
This contribution is the transcript of the Opening Lecture given by Cardinal Tagle at the Leuven Encounters in Systematic Theology X 'The Letter and the Spirit: On the Forgotten Documents of Vatican II'. He argues that Vatican II was a ‘pastoral’ council that urges all members of the Church, and especially the ordained ministers, to become more ‘pastoral’ by highly valuing relationships and personal encounter.