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Cardinal Ratzinger describes the status of non-Christian religions: He discusses inter-religious dialog: The following information sources were used to prepare and update the above essay.
The hyperlinks are not necessarily still active today. The Roman Catholic Church's views of other faith groups Recent documents: Vatican II Document 19 Vatican II Document In an often quoted passage, the Declaration states, in part: Along with many other conservative faith groups, the Roman Catholic Church continues to discriminate against women by denying them access to positions of authority.
The Church continues to teach that certain forms of discrimination against gays and lesbians are legitimate.
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They remain in strong opposition to allowing same-sex couples to marry , or adopt children. Dominus Iesus document At least some religious truth is subjective and relative: Nothing needs to be taken from other religions and added to Jesus' message in order to make it complete.
Only the canonical books of the Old and New Testaments are inspired by the Holy Spirit and are without error. It is the Holy Spirit who has sown the " seeds of the word " in diverse customs, cultures and religions around the world, preparing them for future " full maturity in Christ.
The remaining Christian denominations which have not preserved the Apostolic succession. They are not " churches in the proper sense. The Church of Christ is the instrument by which all humans are saved. Salvation is accessible to some people who are not members of the " Church " -- i.
It comes through grace which originates with Christ and " enlightens them in a way which is accommodated to their spiritual and material situation. Some practices may prepare their membership to absorb the Gospel.
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However, those rituals which " depend on superstitions or other errors Dialog with other branches of Christianity and with other religions is part of the RCC's mission of evangelizing the world. Dialog implies the equality of the dignity of the individuals taking part -- not the equality of their various beliefs and practices.
Pericle Felici, "Lumen Gentium. It is sometimes used to refer to religious diversity. Other times, it refers to the belief that all religions are true. It appears to have been used in its latter sense here. Robinson Sponsored link Go to the previous page, or return to the "Catholic views of other faiths" menu , or "The 'true' Christian church" menu , or choose: This page translator works on Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari browsers only.
Seasonal topics Science v. Concepts from other spiritual sources can be absorbed into Christianity " without regard for consistency, systematic connection, or compatibility with Christian truth; ". Scripture can be read and interpreted independently of church tradition. The Church does not expect any additional, future, public revelation. Jesus is the only savior of mankind. The prayers and rituals of other religions may help or hinder their believers. Members of other religions are " gravely deficient " relative to members of the Church of Christ who already have " the fullness of the means of salvation.
This page translator works on Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari browsers only After translating, click on the "show original" button at the top of this page to restore page to English. Is this your first visit? I recall one even from my days of tussling with my brothers on the living room carpet. It loomed large on the shelf.
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That particular book is still on my office shelves today. If he said the Pope was the anti-christ and that Catholics worshipped the Pope instead of Christ, who was I to argue with him?
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To Purchase, click here. Why would freedom-loving people in America want to let some old man in Rome tell them what to believe and what to do? What were some key arguments or facts that changed your views? And how do they inform this particular book? Having no interest in the Catholic Church, other than to convert naive Catholics to real, biblical Christianity, several things converged on us at the same time.
For the rest of the interview, click here. Paul mentions three sacrifices in 1 Corinthians He compares the Sacrifice at the Mass with the sacrifice of the Jews and of the pagans. This pilgrimage through Mexico went flawlessly. We emphasized Guadalupe and the Catholic heritage of this land but also the cultural, historical, and fun aspects.
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We enjoyed the close contact and fellowship with the Mexican people. Everyone had a […]. It was a big boat at a time when big boats did not exist.
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It was a feat of genius ingenuity. You can read the instructions for building in Genesis 6: We are also told that the ark is a picture of the Church and salvation. In the ark Noah passed through the waters which […]. We are all still reeling from the experience as yesterday at Guadalupe. And this being our last day, is more for fun and relaxing before heading back to the United States.
However, the Bible clearly […]. Today is the pinnacle of our pilgrimage through Mexico. We started in the outlying areas learning the history, culture, and backdrop for the Catholic heritage of Mexico. We learned of the first Spanish missionaries who came, the first baptisms and the Mass conversions due to Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Our guide Roberto is a wealth […]. I kept hearing about all these scandals going on in the Catholic Church. The secular press was […]. It is the oldest, largest and most important cathedral in Latin America. We had Mass here and Fr. To demonstrate that Christianity conquers paganism, the cathedral was built atop the […]. His teaching also contained precepts that were in conformity with his promises, and he gave free rein to carnal pleasure. Lunch in a La Gruta, an underground cave. Great food including ant eggs and larvae.
Today we visited the Aztec Temple in Mexico City.