During the debate on liturgy, French Bishop Alfred Ancel spoke in favour of the use of the vernacular.
May the Council Fathers who are not involved in ministry remember that a great number of Christians only rarely over the course of their lives enter a church. Is it by speaking Latin that we will be able to reach them?
Stefan Gigacz, The Leaven in the Council, Chapter 7, The Council opens without Cardijn (Australian Cardijn Institute)
Alfred Ancel / Bibliothèque Municipale de Lyon
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