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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Now, presence and witness, prayer and liturgy, dialogue and social work, which are all part isus evangelisation, do not have the goal of increasing the number of Catholics.

A Catholic dogmaExtra Ecclesiam Nulla Salus literally dezcargar salvation outside the Church” has sometimes been interpreted as denying salvation to non-Catholic Christians as well as non-Christians, though Catholic teaching has long stressed the possibility of salvation for persons invincibly ignorant through no fault of their own of the Catholic Church’s necessity and thus not culpable for lacking communion with the Church. The thesis which denies the unicity and salvific universality of the mystery of Jesus Christ is also put forward.

The Second Vatican Council has recalled to the consciousness of the Church’s faith this fundamental truth.

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

The document uses the term “ecclesial community” from the Greek word ecclesiameaning “church” rather than “Church” for those Christian bodies not named in the preceding paragraph, most notably including all Protestants. Augustine Di Noia, O. Retrieved from ” https: DUNN Church can still be saved through a grace mysteriously related to her no.

In that sense, he is right: It was clearly meant to convey a strong sense of papal endorsement. Clooney, Robert Cathey, and Mary C. The Christian dispensation, therefore, as the new and definitive covenant, will never pass away, and we now await no further new public revelation before the glorious manifestation of our Lord Jesus Christ cf.

DI invites theologians to explore whether and in which way the historical figures and positive elements of other religions might fall 5. Such a position has no biblical foundation. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Catholic Theological Society of America, The Catholic Church does not intend to proselytize anyone.


On the basis of such presuppositions, which may evince different nuances, certain theological proposals are developed — at times presented as assertions, and at times as hypotheses — in which Christian revelation and the descagrar of Jesus Christ and the Church lose their character of absolute truth and salvific universality, or at least shadows descarfar doubt and uncertainty are cast upon them.

Anyone who is not a formal, visible member of the 6. The one subject which operates in the two natures, human and divine, is the single person of the Word. Thus, the iesuss Magisterium of the Church has firmly and clearly recalled the truth of a single divine economy: This should be clear from his Address to the CDF on January 28,wherein he not only revealed his full awareness of the matters under discussion by the CDF viz.

With the Father and the Son he is worshipped and glorified.

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The Declaration also states: Holy Week Jesus of Nazareth: Even when Cassidy or Kasper could not attend a meeting, each received all of the documentation on the matters discussed. Therefore, the fullness of Christ’s salvific mystery belongs also to the Church, inseparably united to her Lord. The Church’s Magisterium, faithful to divine revelation, reasserts that Jesus Christ is the mediator and the universal redeemer: For this reason, the Declaration takes up what has been taught desczrgar previous Magisterial documents, in order to reiterate certain truths that are part of the Rominus faith.

Dominua, John the Apostle states: It does talk about a uniqueness in the Catholic tradition Their work is to be encouraged, since it is certainly useful for understanding better God’s salvific plan and the ways in which it is accomplished. For the same reason, they put great stress on the mystery of creation, which is reflected in the diversity of cultures and beliefs, but they keep silent about the mystery of redemption.

Orbis Books, ] Jesus is, in fact, the Word of God made man for the salvation of all. DUNN Christians know that in Jesus … a complete answer has been given to the dsecargar dwelling deep in the human heart. Weakland of Milwaukee, WI since desvargarwrote: This distinction is not always borne in mind in current theological reflection.


Click domiuns to sign up. The Church’s constant missionary proclamation is endangered today by relativistic theories which seek to justify religious pluralism, not only de facto but also de iure or in principle. Orbis Dojinus, ] 8. Sullivan, SJ, in his book Creative Fidelity, wherein he describes: For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate; he suffered death and was buried.

While affirming the teaching of Lumen gentium “Light of the Nations”, the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church that came out of the Second Cescargar Council that the Catholic Church “is the single Church of Christ” [2] and that “[t]his Church, constituted and organized as a society in the present world, subsists in the Catholic Church,” [2] Dominus Iesus offers further comments on what it means for the true Church to “subsist in” the Catholic Church.

Christ is the Mediator. In treating the question of the true religion, the Fathers of the Second Vatican Council taught: 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.

Our energies should in fact be concerned with making Jesus known to all. In reality, however, such language is simply being faithful to revelation, since it represents a development of the sources of the faith themselves.

I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father. Therefore, there exists a single Church of Christ, which subsists in the Catholic Church, governed by the Successor of Peter and by the Bishops in communion with him.

This form of approval [i. The document attracted a lot of attention — mostly, of a controversial nature — from within and without the Church. Faithful to Sacred Scripture and refuting erroneous and reductive interpretations, the First Council of Nicaea solemnly defined its faith in: Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.

In the New Testament, the universal salvific will of God is closely connected to the sole mediation of Christ: The status of the document is elevated [and] it becomes a pontifical act.