We have what they call ‘opposition’ to the pope. It’s trying to build walls, going backwards — looking to the old liturgy or maybe things before Vatican II. Vatican II is unknown by many of the young generation. So it’s necessary to come back and to see that all the reforms of Pope Francis are rooted in Vatican II.”
– In remarks explaining the purpose of an in camera Chatham House Rule conference of 70 cardinals, bishops and theologians in Chicago, Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga, 80, looks back six decades to the heyday of mindless ecclesiastical vandalism.