Roman Catholics: The Unfinished Reformation

ROMAN CATHOLICS

His Eminence Julius Cardinal Dopfner was the youngest bishop in Europe at the age of 35; ten years later, in 1958, he became the youngest member of the College of Cardinals. Today he governs the powerful See of Munich, and was one of four prelates chosen by Pope Paul VI as "moderators" to oversee the debates at the second session of the Vatican Council. Last week he made the most direct statement yet by any cardinal on the need for a genuine reform of the Roman Catholic Church, and defined that reformation—already begun, but as yet unfinished—as the true...

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