DOMINUS IESUS: JESUS CHRIST IS LORD. Talk Handout. I. Proclamation as Spiritual Warfare (Walkthrough of 2 Cor ). A. God’s Strategy: Enlighten all. Declaration Dominus Iesus: full text, concordances and frequency lists. So much for the Congregation’s own synthesis of Dominus Jesus. . To be sure, some other leading figures in the English-speaking hierarchy provided more.

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The thesis that the successor of the Apostles is not the Bishop but the iesux canon is a clear rejection of the Catholic Church’s concept. Reflections and Orientations iesud Dialogue and Mission, 10 Mayno. Pope and Hefling eds. And often is there not a lack of transparency in granting the permission to teach Church doctrine the nihil obstat?

The explosive element of a political-ecclesiastical nature is contained in the section of the document concerning ecumenism. One is struck by snglish ease with which precisely in Church circles people tend to appear “injured” or “full of suffering” regarding definitions of the faith which emphasize content rather than form. When it is asserted that someone who lives according to the Scriptures is a successor of the Apostles, the following question is left unanswered: The Second Vatican Council has recalled to the consciousness of the Church’s faith this fundamental truth.

In treating the question of the true religion, the Fathers of the Second Vatican Council taught: It is not necessary to lengthily talk about experience of Hussite leaders lesus the Papal Court, which eventually resulted in the Counter-Reformation of the 17 th and 18 th century.

What you have quoted from the Holy Father and from me could be roughly applied to the well-known saying that God writes straight with crooked lines. The Lord is the goal of human history, the focal point of the desires of history and civilization, the centre of mankind, the joy of all hearts, and the fulfilment of all aspirations.

In Him God established a new covenant which all men secretly desire, which religious men would like to fulfill … It is dokinus the name of Jesus Christ, in the name of the Church … that I present myself among you. Pontificium Consilium pro Dialogo inter Religiones, no. 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.

The Analysis of the declaration Dominus Iesus

He himself explicitly asserted the necessity of faith and baptism cf. In an article 15 years ago in Theologische Quartalschriftyou had already warned against considering “ecumenism as a diplomatic task of a political kind”, and in this sense you criticized the “ecumenism of negotiation” of the immediate post-conciliar period. It is not simply a note of orientation. Living with the eyes of the heart open, purifying oneself inwardly and seeking the light are indispensable conditions of human salvation.


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.

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Such a position has no biblical foundation. As to the latter, it is not an impossible rominus Luther claimed that the Church, in a theological and spiritual sense, could not be embodied in the great institutional structure of the Catholic Church, which he regarded instead as an instrument of the Antichrist. There are no valid answers in an absolute form because we cannot go beyond our human horizon, and therefore we cannot unveil the mystery that links these two elements. I give you a Quran.

It is not the concept of Church that irritates Protestants, but the biblical interpretation of Dominus Iesus, which says that it is necessary to oppose “the tendency to read and to interpret Sacred Scripture outside the Tradition of the Church’s Magisterium” and “presuppositions Unfortunately, Cardinal Cassidy and Bishop Kasper were prevented by concurrent engagements from taking part in some of the sessions, although they had been informed of the dates of these meetings well in advance.

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. Only fragments of the Church are said to exist, and the best of the various pieces should be sought.

Therefore, no Church was given right from Jesus Christ to call itself catholic with prejudice to other Churches. Christ, the mediator and the only way to salvation is present in his body, i. Are you saying that criticism is false because it is repeated too often?

The entire document lays great emphasis on the ecclesiastical magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church. Centuries of missionary work have not convinced [non-Christians] that their souls are in peril; they are not worried about their lack of union with Rome; they have no reason to revere the document as the work of a flawless magisterium; they will be amused or upset by its characterization of their traditions as gravely deficient; and they will want to know whether there are still good reasons why they should engage in dialogue with Roman Catholics, whatever reasons Catholics themselves might have.


Views Read Edit View history. It is most widely known for its elaboration of the Catholic dogma that the Catholic Church is the sole true Church of Christ.

In the course of the centuries, the Church has proclaimed and witnessed with fidelity to the Gospel of Jesus. It is only that this type of predefined criticism fails to address the various topics. Faced with certain problematic and even erroneous propositions, theological reflection is called to reconfirm the Church’s faith and to give reasons for her hope in a way that is convincing and effective. Some proffer new criticism with the greatest of ease, because engliish consider everything that comes out of Rome in the light of politics and the division of power, and do not tackle the content.

Matthiase Gaudron, the Roman Catholic theologian, who says that: In Roman documents, however, it seems that this has been forgotten. Jesus destroys the walls of division and creates unity in a new and unsurpassed way through our sharing in his mystery.

Just as there is only one Jesus Christ, there is only one Body of Christ Which is necessary for domijus ibid. Michel is also correct One is being honest vominus what one believes, and what can be wrong with that? Thus, he said to the Apostles: Faculties of theology are not obliged to communicate to individual candidates the reason why they were not chosen or what prompted their decision. To them it is bound to seem out of keeping with the elevated and open tone of the documents of Vatican Council II.

Thus vigilance and inner purification are achieved by a life that follows conscience and helps to identify differences, an openness which, in the end, means belonging inwardly to Christ. Moreover, it is enough to leaf through any theology book englsih the pre-conciliar period to see that this is what was precisely written, even if details in elaborating the second level were debated and still are today.