Vladimir Putin

Roy, The Most Reverend Maurice

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The impact of the Vatican Council on French Canada. The speaker's feeling that the decisions of the Council will not meet opposition in Quebec, but, on the contrary, will serve to support a process of evolution which has already begun. The ecumenical character of the Council. Promoting Christian unity. Activities planned and undertaken. The attitude of Quebec with respect to the "broad-minded view" of the Council. An exploration of this issue by the speaker, asserting that "French Canada has no difficulty in entering the path proposed by the Church." The place of laymen in the Church. The important role of laymen in Quebec. Allowing the language of the people to be used. Quebec's acceptance of changes decreed by the Council. Pluralism. A meeting on common ground of the French idealism and Anglo-Saxon realism. Having confidence in ourselves; considering exporting our culture, our spiritual resources. Striving together in the spirit of the Ecumenical Council.

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