"The majority and the minority at the Council - or, rather, two minorities?" (Rorate Caeli, August 31, 2011):
In this small snippet from Dr. Roberto de Mattei's fascinating history of the Council, the author tries to answer some perplexing questions. Was the Second Vatican Council dominated by a "progressive" majority? Or were the "progressives" also in the minority? And, if so, why did they turn out to be the most influential minority?