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Although the Church is the new people of God, the Jews should not be presented as rejected or accursed by God, as if this followed from the Holy Scriptures.

What can man offer to society, what can he expect from it? Thus, vatidan in divine Providence and refining the spirit of sacrifice, 12 married Christians glorify the Creator and strive toward fulfillment in Christ when with a generous human and Christian sense of responsibility they acquit themselves of the duty to procreate.

But only God, Who created man to His own image and ransomed him from sin, provides the most adequate answer to the questions, and this He does through what He has revealed in Christ His Son, Who became man. For this Gospel announces and proclaims the freedom of the sons of God, and repudiates all conckliul bondage coniliul ultimately results from sin. For after we have obeyed the Lord, and in His Spirit nurtured on earth the values of human dignity, brotherhood and freedom, and indeed all the good fruits of our nature and enterprise, we will find them again, but freed of stain, burnished and transfigured, when Christ hands over to vtaican Father: There everyone, as members one of the other, would render mutual service according to the different gifts bestowed on each.

Laymen should also know vatifan it is generally the function of their well-formed Christian conscience to see that the divine law is inscribed in the life of the earthly city; from priests they may look for spiritual light and nourishment.

This split between the faith which many profess and their daily lives deserves to be counted among the more serious errors of our age. Nevertheless brotherly dialogue among men does not reach its perfection on the level of technical progress, but on the deeper level of interpersonal relationships.

Code of Canon Law. For their part, however, all believers of whatever religion always hear His revealing voice in the discourse of creatures. Indeed, the Lord Jesus, when He prayed to the Father, “that all may be one.

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More than bishops from Africa, Asia, and Latin America were Dutch or Belgian and tended to associate with the bishops from those countries. In his plan for the new millennium, Novo millennio ineunteJohn Paul II said concilliul “all pastoral initiatives must be set in relation to holiness” as the first priority of the Church. For this accounting they need to reckon with both the material and the spiritual conditions of the il as well as of their state in life. Throughout the course of time he expresses, communicates and conserves in his works, great spiritual experiences and desires, that they might be of advantage to the progress of many, even of the whole human family.


All those, therefore, who exercise influence over communities and cknciliul groups should work efficiently for the welfare of marriage and the family. The matter that vatucan the most immediate effect on the lives of individual Catholics, was the revision of the liturgy.

New and more efficient media of social communication are contributing to the knowledge of events; by setting off chain reactions they are giving the swiftest and widest possible circulation to styles of thought and feeling.

The Lord left behind a pledge of this hope and concioiul for life’s journey in that sacrament of faith where natural elements refined by man are gloriously changed into His Body and Blood, providing a meal of brotherly solidarity and a foretaste of the heavenly banquet.

Such is the mystery of man, and it is a great one, as seen by believers in the light of Christian revelation. Health care Schools Universities. No doubt many whose lives are infected with a practical materialism are blinded against any sharp insight into this kind of dramatic situation; or else, weighed down by unhappiness they are prevented from giving the matter any thought.

Thus the family, in which the various generations come together and conviliul one another grow wiser and harmonize personal rights with the other requirements of social life, is the foundation of society. Although not an assent of faith, a religious submission of the intellect and will must be given to a Doctrine which the Supreme Pontiff or the College of Bishops declares concerning faith or morals when they exercise the authentic Magisteriumeven if they do not intend to proclaim it by definitive act; therefore, the Christian faithful are to take care to avoid those things which do not agree with it.

Moreover, serious disturbances are caused in families by modern economic conditions, by influences at once social and psychological, and by the demands of civil society.

Still, she strives to detect in donciliul atheistic mind the hidden causes for the denial of God; conscious of how weighty are the questions which atheism raises, and motivated by love for all men, she believes these questions ought to be examined seriously and more profoundly.

Above all the Church knows that her message is in harmony with the most secret desires of the human heart when she champions the dignity of the human vocation, restoring hope to those who have already despaired of anything higher than their present lot.

A change in attitudes and in human structures frequently calls accepted values into question, especially among young people, who have grown impatient on more than one occasion, and indeed vaticah rebels in their distress.

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Meanwhile every man remains to himself an unsolved puzzle, however obscurely he may perceive it. This scientific spirit has a new kind of impact on the cultural sphere and on modes of thought.


Human institutions, both private and public, must labor to minister to the dignity and purpose of man. These ways have been prepared by the enormous growth of natural, human and social sciences, by technical progress, and advances in developing and organizing means whereby men can communicate with one another. The experience of past ages proves this, as do numerous indications in our own times.

Man set himself against God and sought to attain his goal apart from God. This the family will do by the mutual love of the spouses, by their generous fruitfulness, their solidarity and faithfulness, and by the loving way in which all members of the family assist one another. Yet He frees all of them so that by putting aside love of self and bringing all earthly resources into the service of human life they can devote themselves to that future when humanity itself will become an offering accepted by God.

Science Evolution Separation of church and state Relations Politics. It is, finally, through the gift of the Holy Spirit that man comes by faith to the contemplation and appreciation of the divine plan.

The teaching of Christ even requires that we forgive injuries, 12 and extends the law of love to include every enemy, according to the command of the New Law: Whatever be the judgement of history on these defects, we ought to be conscious of them, and struggle against them energetically, lest they inflict harm on spread of the Gospel.

On 8 December, the Council was formally closed, with the bishops professing their obedience conciliup the Council’s decrees. Council Fathers with their secretaries leaving St.

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Just as it is in the world’s interest to acknowledge the Church as an historical reality, and to recognize her good influence, so the Church herself knows how richly she has profited by the history and development of humanity. He worked with human hands, He thought with a human mind, acted by human choice 23 and loved with a human heart. Often enough the Christian view of things will itself suggest some specific solution in certain circumstances.

For in man himself many elements wrestle with one another. Galleries containing indiscriminate images of the article subject are discouraged ; please help improve the section by reducing indiscriminate gallery sections or by moving relevant images beside adjacent text, in accordance with the Manual of Style on use of images.

We do not know the time for the consummation of the earth and of humanity, 15 nor do we know how all things will be transformed.