Cardinal Ratzinger once stated it clearly: “The truth is that this particular council defined no dogma at all, and deliberately chose to remain on a modest level, as a merely pastoral council; and yet many treat it as though it had made itself into a sort of superdogma which takes away the importance of all the rest." A simple overview of the Council's express aims and historic failure.

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