Vatican II called for an updating of the philosophical and theological studies of seminarians, an updating that could apply to the efforts of every Christian: Their studies should “harmoniously work toward opening more and more the minds of the students to the mystery of Christ. For it is this mystery which affects the whole history of the human race, [and] continuously influences the Church …”

Optatum Totius, Decree on Priestly Training, 14

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