Lumen Gentium: Dogmatic Constitution on the Church

Lumen Gentium Dogmatic Constitution on the Church Lumen Gentium the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church is one of the principal documents of the Second Vatican Council This dogmatic constitution was promulgated by Pope Paul VI on November

  • Title: Lumen Gentium: Dogmatic Constitution on the Church
  • Author: Second Vatican Council Pope Paul VI
  • ISBN: 9780819818430
  • Page: 140
  • Format: Paperback
  • Lumen Gentium: Dogmatic Constitution on the Church

    Lumen Gentium, the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, is one of the principal documents of the Second Vatican Council This dogmatic constitution was promulgated by Pope Paul VI on 21 November 1964, following approval by the assembled bishops by a vote of 2,151 to 5 As is customary with significant Roman Catholic Church documents, it is known by its first words, LumenLumen Gentium, the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, is one of the principal documents of the Second Vatican Council This dogmatic constitution was promulgated by Pope Paul VI on 21 November 1964, following approval by the assembled bishops by a vote of 2,151 to 5 As is customary with significant Roman Catholic Church documents, it is known by its first words, Lumen gentium , Latin for Light of the Nations.

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    One thought on “Lumen Gentium: Dogmatic Constitution on the Church

    1. booklady

      I know, I know, everyone says, you really should read the Documents of Vatican II. Well, yes we should. We also should call mom, pay taxes, obey speed limits and do a lot of other things. But if you are going to read any of the Documents from the Second Vatican Council, I suppose it is this one because it is about us—the Church, we the People of God, the Body of Christ. If you are like me, you don’t go around thinking of yourself like that very often, but maybe we should…And if you are goi [...]

    2. Calvin Ohsey

      Totally revolutionary. Like 1799 French Revolution happened in the Church peacefully. The Church teaching on salvation still intact with the dogma of "outside Catholic Church, there is no salvation" but provides new alternative on how God works the salvation outside of the Catholic Church. The ideas of "ignorance" has been elaborated with God mercy and also the merits of good works that had shared in Christ. The idea of baptism of desire also being elaborated more. And also lifting out the anath [...]

    3. Joyce

      Good and clear layout of the form, function, and goal of the Church; I appreciated the elaboration on the universal call to holiness and the focus given to each type of member of the Body of Christ - particularly to the married laity. Some of the wording in that same section may have been a bit too vague, though, which possibly led to an overstepping oh boundaries on the part of the laity to assist the clerics. I'm not sure, but I can see certain paragraphs being open to very liberal interpretat [...]

    4. Ce

      A reminder of who is the Catholic Church and its mission on Earth to be the LIGHT for the people. The part about Virgin Mary gave me some new insights about her role as mother and guide to her most precious Son.

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