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The 16 Documents of Vatican II


Reflection 314   Based on the 1965 Vatican II document: 
Decree on Religious Life
- Article 4

(Comments welcome here)


One sentence stands out in this article:

Everyone should keep in mind that the hope of renewal lies more in the faithful observance of the rules and constitutions than in multiplying laws

A visitor to the 2004 Athens Olympics remarked about the habits of Greek drivers and pedestrians: "Red lights are only a suggestion"

Jesus, may (good and reasonable) rules and laws be more than a suggestion in my life!