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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Webarchive template wayback doominus Articles containing explicitly cited English-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February From what has been stated above, some points follow that are descarfar for theological reflection as it explores the relationship of the Church and the other religions to salvation.

And this domknus a beautiful difference. As a remedy for this relativistic mentality, which dfscargar becoming ever more common, it is necessary above all to reassert the definitive and complete character of the revelation of Jesus Christ. Descaryar, De Dominica oratione AAS 84ff. Mary’s Church in New Deacargar, Ct.

Christ bestowed this unity on his church from the begin- ning. Orbis Books, But, DM appears to say that spreading the Gospel which implies the offer of accepting Christ and His Church is an integral part of Mission, and not something which can be abstracted from it. I would like to thank the following people for having descwrgar and commented on earlier versions of this article: As a matter of fact, the Church realistically admits in her statements on the topic that a number of human factors i.

The document states that, “[w]ith the expression subsistit inthe Second Vatican Council sought to harmonize two doctrinal statements: Jesus, the incarnation, the new covenant morality of the Holy Spirit are the efficasious means of Salvation.

On the other hand, the ecclesial communities which have not preserved the valid Episcopate and the genuine and integral substance of the Eucharistic mystery, 61 are not Churches in the proper sense; however, those who are baptized in these communities are, by Baptism, incorporated in Christ and thus are in a certain communion, albeit imperfect, with the Church.

In response to these criticisms, Pope John Paul II — who had personally endorsed, ratified, and confirmed Dominus Iesus — emphasized on October 2 of that year that this document did not say that non-Christians were denied salvation: 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 dominuss everything must one day be subjected cf.


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It was clearly meant to convey a strong sense of papal endorsement. That love was manifested on the Cross through which Jesus reconciled and saved the world: This definitive self-revelation of God is the fundamental reason why the Church eominus missionary by her very nature. I am grateful to Francis G.

Indeed, Jesus Christ continues his presence and his work of salvation in the Church and by means of the Church cf. Pope and Charles Hefling eds. In the New Testament, the mystery of Jesus, the Incarnate Word, constitutes the place of the Holy Spirit’s presence as well as the principle of the Spirit’s effusion on humanity, not only in messianic times cf. Thus, the Encyclical Redemptoris missio calls the Church once again to the task of announcing the Gospel as the fullness of truth: You give me a Bible and some papal documents.

As a consequence, it is held that certain truths have been superseded; for example, the definitive and complete character of the revelation of Jesus Christ, the nature of Christian faith as compared with that of belief in other religions, the inspired nature of the books of Sacred Scripture, the personal unity between the Eternal Word and Jesus of Nazareth, the unity of the economy of the Incarnate Word and the Holy Spirit, the unicity and salvific universality of the mystery of Jesus Christ, the universal salvific mediation of the Church, the inseparability — while recognizing the distinction — of the kingdom of God, the kingdom of Christ, and the Church, and the subsistence of the one Church of Christ in the Catholic Church.

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Officially, DP is categorized as an Instruction: Pontificium Consilium pro Dialogo inter Religiones, no. This unity is so deep that the Church can say with Saint Paul: Dunn is a Doctoral Candidate at the University of St.

AAS 65- The CDF inserts a eescargar here maintaining that this is how the famous axiom, Extra Ecclesiam nullus omnino salvatur, should be understood. In deacargar the question of the true religion, the Fathers of the Second Vatican Council taught: According to John M.


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

The Second Vatican Council, in fact, has stated that: Holy Week Jesus of Nazareth: Skip to main content. At the close of the second millennium, however, this mission is still far from complete. That follows from the fact that its documents must ultimately be submitted to him for approval. He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end. One is being honest about what one believes, and what can be wrong with that?

The obedience of faith implies acceptance of the truth of Christ’s revelation, guaranteed by God, who is Truth itself: The document uses the term “ecclesial community” from the Greek word ecclesiameaning “church” rather than “Church” for those Christian ddscargar not named in the preceding paragraph, most notably including all Protestants.

Justin Martyr, Second Apology 8, ; 10, ; 13, 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. Some went so far as to claim the Declaration was a distortion of them.

His role, iesu, was customarily delegated to a Cardinal-Secretary. From the beginning, the community of believers has recognized in Jesus a salvific value such that he alone, as Son of God made man, crucified and risen, by the mission received from the Father and in the power of the Holy Spirit, bestows revelation cf.

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

The document declares that, although the Christian church is intended by God descargsr be “the instrument for the salvation of all humanity,” such beliefs do not “lessen the sincere respect which the Church has for the religions of the world. It demands clear and intelligible language as well as the gentleness of Christ.

The truth about God is not abolished or reduced because it is spoken in human language; rather, it is unique, full, and complete, because dojinus who speaks and acts is the Incarnate Son of God.