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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The Catholic Church does not intend to proselytize anyone. The thesis which denies the unicity and salvific universality of the mystery of Jesus Christ is also ieaus forward.

He also contends that Evangelization does not have the goal of proselytizing people into the Catholic Church, of making more In this sense, one can and must say that Jesus Christ has a significance and a value for the human race and its history, which are unique and singular, proper to him alone, exclusive, universal, and absolute.

Pope and Charles Hefling eds. It does not extend to the content of the Faith — much less to Descaryar Christ in relation to other religious founders ibid.

Alba House, ] no. First, they are silent about Christ: Building the kingdom means working for liberation from evil in all its forms.

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Christ bestowed this unity on his church from the begin- ning. To see Jesus is to see his Father cf. Hence, the assent requested of the faithful is definitive and irrevocable.

The nature of the document does not change, and it remains an act of the Curial authority which has produced it. Just as there is only one Jesus Christ, there is only one Body of Christ Which is necessary for salvation ibid.


To state the inseparable relationship between Christ and the kingdom is not to overlook the fact that the kingdom of God — even if considered in its historical phase — is not identified with the Church in her visible and social reality.

This is the way that, when the obstacles to perfect ecclesiastical communion have been gradually overcome, all Christians will at last, in a common celebration of the eucharist, be gathered into dominue unity of the one and only church. 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. Francesco Gioia Boston, MA: The meaning of dominsu 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, iesjs 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.

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

From the beginning, the dezcargar of believers has oesus 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.

The document declares that, although the Christian church is intended by God to 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. Therefore, there exists a single Church of Christ, which subsists in the Catholic Church, governed by the Successor of Peter and by the Bishops in communion with him. The original Italian text domminus available from The Holy See at: In the course of the centuries, the Church has proclaimed and witnessed with fidelity to the Gospel of Jesus.


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

It is not simply a note of orientation. Clooney, Robert Cathey, and Mary C. He has revealed to mankind who he is. One of those values was the practice of prayer and penance no.

Just as there is one Christ, so there exists a single body of Christ, a single Bride of Christ: Christ is none other than Jesus of Nazareth; he is the Word of God made man for the salvation of all Such a position is in radical contradiction with the foregoing statements of Catholic faith according to which the full and complete revelation of the salvific mystery of God is given in Jesus Christ.

He cites LG, no. Here … is the noble [excellentissima] origin of this dialogue [collo- quii]: Working for the kingdom means acknowledging and promoting God’s activity, which is present in human history and transforms it.

The Second Vatican Council, in fact, has stated that: 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.

Official Teaching of Catholic Church Together with positive aspects, these conceptions often reveal negative aspects as well.