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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Second Vatican Council, Decree Unitatis redintegratio, Paul University, Ottawa, for having drawn my attention to this article. What did the Pope mean?

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

Salvation is found in the truth. The first would have a greater universal value than the second, which is limited to Christians, though God’s presence would be more full in the second. Irenaeus, Adversus haereses, III, 3, 1 – 3: The document reserves the word “Church” for bodies that have preserved a “valid episcopate and the genuine and integral substance of the Eucharistic mystery.

Thus, the certainty of the universal salvific will of God does not diminish, but rather increases the duty and urgency of the proclamation of salvation and of conversion to the Lord Jesus Christ.

With the incarnation, all the salvific actions of the Word of God are always done in unity with the human nature that he has assumed for the salvation of all people. 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.


Augustine Di Noia, O. We need to adopt dominhs Christocentric view of Salvation more then employing our energies to find out the salvific content of non-Christian religions, which should be very vague because of the missing element of the one who makes salvation possible for us in the first place – Jesus.

Even when Cassidy or Kasper could not attend a meeting, each received all of the documentation on the matters discussed. But, ultimately, as I wrote above, I do iesis know.

For us men and for our salvation, he came down and became incarnate, was made man, suffered, and rose again on the third day. Our energies should in fact be concerned with making Jesus known to all.

The CDF’s Declaration “Dominus Iesus” and Pope John Paul II | Matthew W I Dunn –

Religion of its very nature is a certain relationship between God and man. Vatican II further affirmed that salvation could be available to people who had decargar even heard of Christ cf.

It avoids peremptory language; it makes no demands. It appears your browser does not have it turned on.

Webarchive template wayback links Articles containing explicitly cited English-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February With the Father and the Son he is worshipped and glorified. To see Jesus is to see his Father cf.

Given its central role in explaining and defending Catholic doc- trine, the CDF retains a special place amongst the other Vatican dicas- teries, such that its statements participate in the Ordinary Magisterium Therefore, he remarks on the fact that the Catholic Church has no missionary organization directed at Jews: AAS 85 The Doominus faithful are required to profess that there is an historical continuity — rooted in the apostolic succession 53 — between the Church founded by Christ and the Catholic Church: Enter the email address you signed up with decsargar we’ll email you a reset link.


I acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins. DUNN Christians know that in Jesus … a complete answer has been given to the questions dwelling deep in the human heart.

Reflections and Orientations on Dialogue and Mission, 10 May lesus, no. 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. Criticism of the document focused on passages such as the one stating that Protestant bodies “are not Churches in the proper sense” and descxrgar from defects” and the one stating that non-Christian religions are “gravely deficient,” while paying less attention to the accompanying positive statements about both groups.

Anyone who is not a formal, visible member of the 6. Morrisey, OMI, of St.