In a profile of Reggie Foster, the pope's ex-Latinist:
"Foster had first arrived in Rome in 1962, the year the Second Vatican Council opened. The entire Council was conducted in Latin: speeches, debates, drafting and editing and finalizing documents, everything was in Latin. “In those days they would play games where one bishop would recite a line of Vergil and the next guy had to give the next line and on they would go, until someone couldn’t remember a line." …
Many if not most of the people who went through Foster’s classes were Latin teachers when they got there, or became Latin teachers later. ... That has had a ripple effect through the entire discipline."