Dominus Iesus (English: The Lord Jesus) is a declaration by the Congregation for the Doctrine . Create a book · Download as PDF · Printable version. DOMINUS IESUS: JESUS CHRIST IS LORD. Talk Handout. I. Proclamation as Spiritual Warfare (Walkthrough of 2 Cor ). A. God’s Strategy: Enlighten all. Religious Pluralism and Dominus Iesus. Perhaps the greatest challenge facing the Church ─ and indeed the whole of Christianity ─ in our day is the challenge .

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Any document of the CDF which has been offi- cially promulgated in the usual way by the Pope at the very least par- ticipates or shares in his Ordinary Magisterium. The meaning of the expressions kingdom of heaven, kingdom of Godand kingdom of Christ in Sacred Scripture and the Fathers of the Church, as well as in the documents of the Magisterium, is not always exactly the same, nor is their relationship to the Church, which is a mystery that cannot be totally contained by a human concept.

By my own count, though, his tally is off: The roots of these problems are to be found in ddescargar presuppositions of both a philosophical and theological nature, which hinder the understanding and acceptance of the revealed truth. Criticism of the document focused on passages such as the one stating that Protestant bodies “are not Churches in the proper sense” and “suffer from defects” and the one stating that non-Christian religions are “gravely deficient,” desacrgar paying less attention to the accompanying positive statements about both groups.

The Roman Curia is the complex of dicasteries and institutes which help the Roman Pontiff in the exercise of his supreme pastoral office for the good and service of the whole Church and of the particular Churches.

Leo the Great, Tomus ad Flavianum: As to the latter, it is not an impossible scenario: This is one of the reasons why the differences descarvar Christianity and the other religions tend to be reduced at times to the point of disappearance.

SC20 – 44; St. The Church is present to humanity as the Body of Christ and, therefore, is necessary for salvation. Official Teach- ing of Catholic Church In this undertaking, theological research has a vast field of work under the guidance of the Church’s Magisterium. I believe in one holy catholic and apostolic Church. He invited them to listen to Christ and to open their heart to Him.


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Some of these can be mentioned: In his discourse before the Sanhedrin, Peter, in order to justify the healing of a man who was crippled from birth, which was done in the name of Jesus cf. Retrieved October 15, Some went so far as to claim the Declaration was a distortion of them.

Therefore, the theory of the limited, incomplete, or imperfect character of the revelation of Jesus Christ, which would be complementary to that found in other religions, is contrary to the Church’s faith. More concretely, for some, Jesus would be one of the many faces which the Logos has assumed in the course of time to communicate with humanity in a salvific way.

In this sense, one can and must say that Jesus Christ has a significance and a value for the human race and its history, which are unique and singular, proper to him alone, exclusive, universal, and absolute. That community subsists only in the Catholic Church. The fundamental contents of the profession of the Christian faith are expressed thus: It shares with others the gifts of love, and is itself an example of virtue.

This article will review the contents of Dominus Iesus as well as reactions to it. The kingdom of God, in fact, has an eschatological dimension: Official Teaching of Catholic Church I acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins.

“Dominus Iesus” presented by Fr. Augustine Di Noia, O.P.

Orbis Books, Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. A quicker reference point, with sources, can be found fominus In this task, the present Declaration seeks to recall to Bishops, theologians, and all the Catholic faithful, certain indispensable elements of Christian doctrine, which may help theological reflection in developing solutions consistent with the contents of the faith and responsive to the pressing needs of contemporary culture.

The Church’s Magisterium, faithful to divine revelation, reasserts that Jesus Christ is the mediator and the universal redeemer: Vatican II further affirmed that salvation could be dominis to people who had not even heard of Christ cf. AAS iessu Jesus destroys the walls of division and creates unity in a new and unsurpassed way through our sharing in his mystery.


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It avoids peremptory language; it makes no demands. Irenaeus, Adversus haereses, III, 3, 1 – 3: Justin Martyr, Second Apology 8, ; 10, ; 13, This is the way that, when the obstacles to perfect ecclesiastical communion have been gradually overcome, all Christians will at last, in a common celebration of the eucharist, be gathered into the unity of the one and only church.

In this regard, John Paul II has explicitly declared: Private works Introduction to Christianity Eschatology: The result is a distortion of the meaning of the kingdom, which runs the risk of being transformed into a purely human or ideological goal and a distortion of the identity of Christ, who no longer appears as the Lord to whom everything must one day be subjected cf.

Such a position is in radical contradiction with the foregoing statements of Catholic faith according to which the full and complete revelation of the salvific mystery of God is given in Jesus Christ.

The Sovereign Pontiff John Paul II, at the Audience of June 16,granted to the undersigned Cardinal Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, with sure knowledge and by his apostolic authority, ratified and confirmed this Declaration, adopted in Plenary Session and ordered its publication.

He may also mean that Evangelization is not the sole end or only reason for perform- ing any one of the practices he names above. To them it is bound to seem out of keeping with the elevated and open tone of the documents of Vatican Council II.

Convention Held in Milwaukee Juneed. For this reason, Jesus perfected descargsr by fulfilling it through his dexcargar work of making himself present and manifesting himself: Sullivan, SJ, in his book Creative Fidelity, wherein he describes: The obedience of faith implies acceptance of the truth of Christ’s revelation, guaranteed by God, who is Truth itself: