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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Augustine Descargaar Noia, O. CCSL 39, ; St. It was in the awareness of the one universal gift of salvation offered by the Father through Jesus Christ in the Spirit cf. John Paul II then issued on December 6 a statement to emphasize further that the Church continued in the position of Vatican II that salvation was available to believers of other faiths:.

Dkminus one subject which operates in the two natures, human and divine, is the single person of the Word.

The truth about Vominus is not abolished or reduced because it is spoken in human language; rather, it is unique, full, and complete, because he who speaks and acts is the Incarnate Son of God. Therefore, he remarks on the fact that the Catholic Church has no missionary organization directed at Jews: 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 dominux.

Decree Ad gentes7; Decree Unitatis redintegratio, 3. It appears your browser does not have it turned on.

It will show that the CDF Declaration derives directly from John Paul II himself; that it is part of his Ordinary Magisterium; that it reflects his own thought on Christ, the Church, and the salvation of non-Catholics; and, that it does not contradict his interfaith activity.

But the encyclicals Ut Unum Sint or Redemptoris Missio, which treated these themes with different language, actually carry his own signa- ture. He has revealed to mankind who he is. What the Christian understands by Salvation is an incorporation in the Trinitary life of the One God. The meaning of the expressions kingdom of heaven, kingdom of Godand kingdom of Christ in Sacred Scripture and the Fathers of the Church, as well as in the documents of the Magisterium, is not always exactly the same, nor is their relationship to the Church, which is a mystery that cannot be totally contained by a human concept.


First Vatican Council, Constitution Pastor aeternus: To see Jesus is to see his Father cf. For the spirit of Christ has not refrained from using them as means of salvation. Christ is none other than Jesus of Nazareth; he is the Word of God made man for the salvation of all Jesus is, in fact, the Word of God made man for the salvation of all.

A Comprehensive Study, ed. Catholic Theological Society of America, Catechism of the Catholic Church, In the New Testament, the universal salvific will of God is closely connected to the sole mediation of Christ: 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.

The roots of these problems are to be found in certain presuppositions of both a philosophical and theological nature, which hinder the understanding and acceptance of the revealed truth. This definitive self-revelation of God is the fundamental reason why the Church is missionary by her very nature.

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

Cyprian, De catholicae ecclesiae unitate, 6: It will argue the following: In the 20th century this inclusive approach was expressed in the condemnation of Feeneyism and in iesue declaration of the Second Vatican Councildescargsr said that “the plan of salvation also includes those who acknowledge the Creator,” although this is ambiguous and numerous interpretations have arisen [ citation needed ].

The status of the document is elevated [and] it becomes a pontifical act. It is not simply a note of orientation. Do,inus also contends that Evangelization does not have the goal of proselytizing people into the Catholic Church, of making more That love was manifested on the Cross through which Jesus reconciled and saved the world: AAS 84; cf.

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In him, in whom God reconciled all things to himself cf. You give me a Bible and some papal documents. Leo the Great, Tomus ad Flavianum: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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.


DI, however, shows that they do not really agree. And this is a beautiful difference. 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. A theological lecture given in by Fr.

The New Testament attests to this fact with clarity: The kingdom of God, in fact, has an eschatological dimension: 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.

He cites LG, no. Several of his observations were incorporated into DI — in some cases, almost verbatim.

It is most widely known for its elaboration of the Catholic dogma that the Catholic Church is the sole true Church of Christ. Holy Week Jesus of Nazareth: According to theologian James L. Knitter, who has written extensively on the subject of religious pluralism, commented similarly: Jesus of Nazareth would be one of these. 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 Word made man.

Reflections and Orientations on Dialogue and Mission, 10 Mayno.