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Pope tells faithful to resist “voices saying we should go back”

Cardinal Kasper, 80, says Pope has put problems of southern hemisphere at the top of the agenda

Benedict XVI says media distortion of the Second Vatican Council caused ‘so much misery’

The shedding of institutional structures and the diminishing number of priests could, in fact, be liberating

Archbishop Müller says ‘hermeneutic of reform in continuity’ was the only possible interpretation

Cardinal Danielou ‘saw clearly that a humanism divorced from faith in Jesus Christ ends in ruin and despair’

At his weekly general audience Pope Benedict XVI reflected on the importance of the Council

Homily given at Mass marking 50th anniversary of Vatican II

On eve of 50th anniversary Benedict XVI reflects on weak and strong points of Council documents

Dr Williams tells Pope and synod that evangelisation is ‘overflow’ of disciple’s journey to Christ