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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Therefore, in connection with the unicity and universality of the salvific mediation of Jesus Christ, the unicity of the Church founded by him must be firmly believed as a truth of Catholic faith.

As to the former, I cannot say; I do not know. Official Teaching of Catholic Church 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.

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For the spirit of Christ has not refrained from using them as means of salvation. This definitive self-revelation of God is the fundamental reason why the Church is missionary by her very nature.

It is likewise contrary to the Catholic faith to introduce a separation between the salvific action of the Word as such and that of the Ddominus made man. While affirming the teaching of Lumen gentium “Light of the Nations”, the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church that came out of the Second Vatican 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.


Official Teach- ing of Catholic Church From what has been stated above, desxargar points follow that are necessary for theological reflection as it explores the relationship of the Church and the other religions to salvation. Second Vatican Council, Decree Unitatis redintegratio, Jesus is the Incarnate Word — a single and indivisible person Thus, he said to the Apostles: The Lord Jesus, the only Saviour, did not only establish a simple community of disciples, but constituted the Church as a salvific mystery: Not only was [DI] not formulated with Jews in mind; Jews, we are sometimes told, are entirely excluded from the purview of its controversial assertions.

AAS 91 The Lord is the jesus 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.

Faithful to God’s word, the Second Vatican Council teaches: Some critics questioned the Church’s commitment to ecumenism. In this undertaking, theological research has a vast field of work under the guidance of the Church’s Magisterium.

Therefore, the theory of the descarfar, 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 ieaus. 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.

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

That follows from the fact that its documents must ultimately be submitted to him for approval. The Declaration also states: The official Latin text has been published in: As a matter of fact, the Church realistically admits in her statements on the topic that a number of human factors i. AAS 56 Log In Sign Up. In this regard, John Paul II has explicitly declared: The famous formula ddominus Ecclesiam nullus omnino salvatur is to be interpreted in this sense cf.

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The fundamental contents iexus the profession of the Christian faith are expressed thus: Christ is none other than Jesus of Nazareth; he is the Word of God edscargar man for the salvation of all 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.

It is not an irrevocable text for Catholics … because it fails to represent fully the profoundest teaching of Vatican II concerning divine salvation and the religions of the world.

Orbis Books, ] DI invites theologians to explore whether and in which way the historical figures and positive elements of other religions might fall 5. The obedience of faith implies acceptance of the truth of Christ’s revelation, guaranteed by God, who is Truth itself: Jesus is, in fact, the Word of God made man for the salvation of all.