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1 Prol, 0, 1, 1 | unity of his family, the Church. To accomplish this, when 2 Prol, 0, 2, 4 | given to the totality of the Church's efforts to make disciples, 3 Prol, 0, 2, 6 | number of elements of the Church's pastoral mission which 4 Prol, 0, 2, 7 | up with the whole of the Church's life. Not only her geographical 5 Prol, 0, 2, 8 | Periods of renewal in the Church are also intense moments 6 Prol, 0, 2, 8 | era of the Fathers of the Church, saintly bishops devoted 7 Prol, 0, 2, 9 | remarkable organization of the Church's catechesis. Thanks to 8 Prol, 0, 2, 10 | surprise that catechesis in the Church has again attracted attention 9 Prol, 0, 2, 10 | real need of the universal Church and of the particular Churches."14 10 Prol, 0, 3, 11 | Council and the whole of the Church's Tradition. Its principal 11 Prol, 0, 3, 11 | Scriptures, the Fathers of the Church, the liturgy, and the Church' 12 Prol, 0, 3, 11 | Church, the liturgy, and the Church's Magisterium. It is intended 13 Prol, 0, 3, 12 | faith and pastors of the Church. It is offered to them as 14 Prol, 0, 4, 14 | Sanctifier, in the Holy Church (Section Two).~Part Two: 15 Prol, 0, 4, 15 | the sacred actions of the Church's liturgy (Section One), 16 1, 1, 0, 26 | Before expounding the Church's faith, as confessed in 17 1, 1, 1 | of God According to the Church~ 18 1, 1, 1, 36 | 36 "Our holy mother, the Church, holds and teaches that 19 1, 1, 1, 39 | reason to know God, the Church is expressing her confidence 20 1, 1, 1, 47 | 47 The Church teaches that the one true 21 1, 1, 2, 60 | children into the unity of the Church.18 They would be the root 22 1, 1, 2, 61 | honoured as saints in all the Church's liturgical traditions.~ 23 1, 1, 2, 67 | by the authority of the Church. They do not belong, however, 24 1, 1, 2, 67 | by the Magisterium of the Church, the sensus fidelium knows 25 1, 1, 2, 67 | Christ or his saints to the Church.~Christian faith cannot 26 1, 1, 2, 77 | always be preserved in the Church the apostles left bishops 27 1, 1, 2, 78 | Through Tradition, "the Church, in her doctrine, life and 28 1, 1, 2, 78 | practice and life of the Church, in her belief and her prayer."38~ 29 1, 1, 2, 79 | present and active in the Church: "God, who spoke in the 30 1, 1, 2, 79 | Gospel rings out in the Church - and through her in the 31 1, 1, 2, 80 | present and fruitful in the Church the mystery of Christ, who 32 1, 1, 2, 82 | 82 As a result the Church, to whom the transmission 33 1, 1, 2, 83 | under the guidance of the Church's Magisterium.~ 34 1, 1, 2 | entrusted to the whole of the Church~ 35 1, 1, 2, 84 | Tradition, to the whole of the Church. "By adhering to [this heritage] 36 1, 1, 2, 84 | The Magisterium of the Church~ 37 1, 1, 2, 84(46) | 8: CSEL 3/2, 733: "The Church~   is the people united 38 1, 1, 2, 85 | living teaching office of the Church alone. Its authority in 39 1, 1, 2, 88 | 88 The Church's Magisterium exercises 40 1, 1, 2, 94 | grow in the life of the Church: ~- "through the contemplation 41 1, 1, 2, 95 | and the Magisterium of the Church are so connected and associated 42 1, 1, 2, 97 | in a mirror, the pilgrim Church contemplates God, the source 43 1, 1, 2, 98 | 98 "The Church, in her doctrine, life and 44 1, 1, 2, 100 | to the Magisterium of the Church, that is, to the Pope and 45 1, 1, 2, 103 | 103 For this reason, the Church has always venerated the 46 1, 1, 2, 104 | In Sacred Scripture, the Church constantly finds her nourishment 47 1, 1, 2, 105 | Spirit."69~"For Holy Mother Church, relying on the faith of 48 1, 1, 2, 105 | handed on as such to the Church herself."70~ 49 1, 1, 2, 113 | living Tradition of the whole Church". According to a saying 50 1, 1, 2, 113 | written principally in the Church's heart rather than in documents 51 1, 1, 2, 113 | documents and records, for the Church carries in her Tradition 52 1, 1, 2, 113 | the Spirit grants to the Church"81).~ 53 1, 1, 2, 115 | reading of Scripture in the Church.~ 54 1, 1, 2, 117 | true homeland: thus the Church on earth is a sign of the 55 1, 1, 2, 119 | their research may help the Church to form a firmer judgement. 56 1, 1, 2, 119 | to the judgement of the Church which exercises the divinely 57 1, 1, 2, 119 | authority of the Catholic Church already moved me.89~ 58 1, 1, 2, 120 | apostolic Tradition that the Church discerned which writings 59 1, 1, 2, 123 | as true Word of God. the Church has always vigorously opposed 60 1, 1, 2, 124 | and glorification, and his Church's beginnings under the Spirit' 61 1, 1, 2, 126 | and teaching of Jesus. the Church holds firmly that the four 62 1, 1, 2, 127 | holds a unique place in the Church, as is evident both in the 63 1, 1, 2, 128 | 128 The Church, as early as apostolic times,104 64 1, 1, 2 | Scripture in the Life of the Church~ 65 1, 1, 2, 131 | God that it can serve the Church as her support and vigour, 66 1, 1, 2, 131 | and the children of the Church as strength for their faith, 67 1, 1, 2, 133 | 133 The Church "forcefully and specifically 68 1, 1, 2, 138 | 138 The Church accepts and venerates as 69 1, 1, 2, 141 | 141 "The Church has always venerated the 70 1, 1, 3, 149 | of God's word. and so the Church venerates in Mary the purest 71 1, 1, 3, 152 | Spirit because he is God.~The Church never ceases to proclaim 72 1, 1, 3, 156 | saints, prophecies, the Church's growth and holiness, and 73 1, 1, 3, 162 | rooted in the faith of the Church.46~Faith - the beginning 74 1, 1, 3, 167 | Creed) is the faith of the Church professed personally by 75 1, 1, 3, 167 | Creed) is the faith of the Church confessed by the bishops 76 1, 1, 3, 167 | I believe" is also the Church, our mother, responding 77 1, 1, 3 | Look Upon the Faith of Your Church"~ 78 1, 1, 3, 168 | 168 It is the Church that believes first, and 79 1, 1, 3, 168 | faith. Everywhere, it is the Church that first confesses the 80 1, 1, 3, 168 | Throughout the world the holy Church acclaims you", as we sing 81 1, 1, 3, 168 | believe". It is through the Church that we receive faith and 82 1, 1, 3, 168 | What do you ask of God's Church?" and the answer is: "Faith." " 83 1, 1, 3, 169 | life of faith through the Church, she is our mother: "We 84 1, 1, 3, 169 | mother: "We believe the Church as the mother of our new 85 1, 1, 3, 169 | new birth, and not in the Church as if she were the author 86 1, 1, 3, 171 | 171 The Church, "the pillar and bulwark 87 1, 1, 3, 171 | understand and communicate, the Church our Mother teaches us the 88 1, 1, 3, 172 | peoples and nations, the Church has constantly confessed 89 1, 1, 3, 173 | 173 "Indeed, the Church, though scattered throughout 90 1, 1, 3, 174 | of the world. . ."60 The Church's message "is true and solid, 91 1, 1, 3, 175 | we have received from the Church, for without ceasing, under 92 1, 1, 3, 181 | is an ecclesial act. the Church's faith precedes, engenders, 93 1, 1, 3, 181 | nourishes our faith. the Church is the mother of all believers. " 94 1, 1, 3, 181 | Father who does not have the Church as Mother" (St. Cyprian, 95 1, 1, 3, 182 | handed down, and which the Church proposes for belief as divinely 96 1, 1, 3 | Spirit, ~the holy catholic Church, ~the communion of saints, ~ 97 1, 1, 3 | holy catholic and apostolic Church. ~We acknowledge one baptism 98 1, 2, 0, 186 | beginning, the apostolic Church expressed and handed on 99 1, 2, 0, 186 | already very early on, the Church also wanted to gather the 100 1, 2, 0, 193 | different stages in the Church's life can be considered 101 1, 2, 0, 193 | occupy a special place in the Church's life:~ 102 1, 2, 0, 194 | baptismal symbol of the Church of Rome. Its great authority 103 1, 2, 0, 194 | the Creed of the Roman Church, the See of Peter the first 104 1, 2, 0, 197 | and also with the whole Church which transmits the faith 105 1, 2, 1, 213 | Scriptures, and following it the Church's Tradition, understood 106 1, 2, 1, 235 | was revealed, (II) how the Church has articulated the doctrine 107 1, 2, 1, 236 | 236 The Fathers of the Church distinguish between theology ( 108 1, 2, 1, 242 | apostolic tradition, the Church confessed at the first ecumenical 109 1, 2, 1, 244 | the apostles and to the Church both by the Father in the 110 1, 2, 1, 245 | By this confession, the Church recognizes the Father as " 111 1, 2, 1, 245 | Son."73 The Creed of the Church from the Council of Constantinople 112 1, 2, 1, 249 | at the very root of the Church's living faith, principally 113 1, 2, 1, 249 | catechesis and prayer of the Church. Such formulations are already 114 1, 2, 1, 250 | the first centuries the Church sought to clarify her Trinitarian 115 1, 2, 1, 250 | theological work of the Church Fathers and sustained by 116 1, 2, 1, 251 | dogma of the Trinity, the Church had to develop her own terminology 117 1, 2, 1, 252 | 252 The Church uses (I) the term "substance" ( 118 1, 2, 1, 257 | continued in the mission of the Church.96~ 119 1, 2, 1, 258 | personal property. Thus the Church confesses, following the 120 1, 2, 1, 276 | witness of Scripture, the Church often addresses her prayer 121 1, 2, 1, 289 | living Tradition of the Church, these texts remain the 122 1, 2, 1, 291 | things hold together."130 The Church's faith likewise confesses 123 1, 2, 1, 292 | clearly affirmed in the Church's rule of faith: "There 124 1, 2, 1, 299 | him. On many occasions the Church has had to defend the goodness 125 1, 2, 1, 309 | Spirit, his gathering of the Church, the power of the sacraments 126 1, 2, 1, 333 | ceased resounding in the Church's praise: "Glory to God 127 1, 2, 1, 333 | angels in the life of the Church~ 128 1, 2, 1, 333(200)| angels in the life~   of the Church~ 129 1, 2, 1, 334 | meantime, the whole life of the Church benefits from the mysterious 130 1, 2, 1, 335 | 335 In her liturgy, the Church joins with the angels to 131 1, 2, 1, 352 | 352 The Church venerates the angels who 132 1, 2, 1, 366 | 366 The Church teaches that every spiritual 133 1, 2, 1, 367 | the Lord's coming.236 The Church teaches that this distinction 134 1, 2, 1, 368 | spiritual tradition of the Church also emphasizes the heart, 135 1, 2, 1, 375 | 375 The Church, interpreting the symbolism 136 1, 2, 1, 389 | all through Christ. the Church, which has the mind of Christ,263 137 1, 2, 1, 391 | envy.266 Scripture and the Church's Tradition see in this 138 1, 2, 1, 391 | or the "devil".267 The Church teaches that Satan was at 139 1, 2, 1, 401 | Christians.287 Scripture and the Church's Tradition continually 140 1, 2, 1, 403 | Following St. Paul, the Church has always taught that the 141 1, 2, 1, 403 | certainty of faith, the Church baptizes for the remission 142 1, 2, 1, 406 | 406 The Church's teaching on the transmission 143 1, 2, 1, 406 | would be insurmountable. the Church pronounced on the meaning 144 1, 2, 1, 411 | Fathers and Doctors of the Church have seen the woman announced 145 1, 2, 2, 424 | Peter, Christ built his Church.9 ~"To preach. . . the unsearchable 146 1, 2, 2, 442 | professed by Peter as the Church's foundation.49~ 147 1, 2, 2, 449 | first confessions of the Church's faith affirm from the 148 1, 2, 2, 450 | is not "the Lord".67 "The Church. . . believes that the key, 149 1, 2, 2, 461 | Word became flesh",82 The Church calls "Incarnation" the 150 1, 2, 2, 461 | hymn cited by St. Paul, the Church sings the mystery of the 151 1, 2, 2, 463 | joyous conviction of the Church from her beginning whenever 152 1, 2, 2, 464 | the first centuries, the Church had to defend and clarify 153 1, 2, 2, 465 | in the third century, the Church in a council at Antioch 154 1, 2, 2, 469 | 469 The Church thus confesses that Jesus 155 1, 2, 2, 470 | of the Incarnation, the Church was led over the course 156 1, 2, 2, 471 | Against this error the Church confessed that the eternal 157 1, 2, 2, 475 | Constantinople III in 681, the Church confessed that Christ possesses 158 1, 2, 2, 476 | council (Nicaea II in 787) the Church recognized its representation 159 1, 2, 2, 477 | 477 At the same time the Church has always acknowledged 160 1, 2, 2, 491 | Through the centuries the Church has become ever more aware 161 1, 2, 2, 495 | Holy Trinity. Hence the Church confesses that Mary is truly " 162 1, 2, 2, 496 | formulations of her faith, the Church has confessed that Jesus 163 1, 2, 2, 497 | Mary his fiancee.149 The Church sees here the fulfilment 164 1, 2, 2, 499 | virginal motherhood led the Church to confess Mary's real and 165 1, 2, 2, 499 | and so the liturgy of the Church celebrates Mary as Aeiparthenos, 166 1, 2, 2, 500 | sisters of Jesus.157 The Church has always understood these 167 1, 2, 2, 507 | perfect realization of the Church: "the Church indeed. . . 168 1, 2, 2, 507 | realization of the Church: "the Church indeed. . . by receiving 169 1, 2, 2, 521 | them in us and in his whole Church. . . For it is the plan 170 1, 2, 2, 521 | to make us and the whole Church partake in his mysteries 171 1, 2, 2, 521 | them in us and in his whole Church. This is his plan for fulfilling 172 1, 2, 2, 524 | 524 When the Church celebrates the liturgy of 173 1, 2, 2, 524 | birth and martyrdom, the Church unites herself to his desire: " 174 1, 2, 2, 525 | was made manifest.203 The Church never tires of singing the 175 1, 2, 2, 540 | solemn forty days of Lent the Church unites herself each year 176 1, 2, 2, 541 | Christ. This gathering is the Church, "on earth the seed and 177 1, 2, 2, 551 | through them he directs the Church:~As my Father appointed 178 1, 2, 2, 552 | this rock I will build my Church, and the gates of Hades 179 1, 2, 2, 552 | Stone",285 thus assures his Church, built on Peter, of victory 180 1, 2, 2, 552 | unshakeable rock of the Church. His mission will be to 181 1, 2, 2, 553 | house of God, which is the Church. Jesus, the Good Shepherd, 182 1, 2, 2, 553 | disciplinary decisions in the Church. Jesus entrusted this authority 183 1, 2, 2, 553 | entrusted this authority to the Church through the ministry of 184 1, 2, 2, 559 | of Zion, a figure of his Church, neither by ruse nor by 185 1, 2, 2, 559 | is taken up by the Church in the Sanctus of the Eucharistic 186 1, 2, 2, 560 | on Palm Sunday that the Church's liturgy solemnly opens 187 1, 2, 2, 567 | presence of Christ" (LG 5). the Church is the seed and beginning 188 1, 2, 2, 568 | Calvary. Christ, Head of the Church, manifests what his Body 189 1, 2, 2, 571 | that the apostles, and the Church following them, are to proclaim 190 1, 2, 2, 572 | 572 The Church remains faithful to the 191 1, 2, 2, 586 | foundation of his future Church.359 He even identified himself 192 1, 2, 2, 597 | judicial sentence.387 As the Church declared at the Second Vatican 193 1, 2, 2, 598 | witness of her saints, the Church has never forgotten that " 194 1, 2, 2, 598 | affect Christ himself,390 The Church does not hesitate to impute 195 1, 2, 2, 605 | over to save us.411 The Church, following the apostles, 196 1, 2, 2, 617 | justification for us."450 and the Church venerates his cross as she 197 1, 2, 2, 642 | foundation stones of his Church. the faith of the first 198 1, 2, 2, 666 | Christ, the head of the Church, precedes us into the Father' 199 1, 2, 2 | already reigns through the Church. . .~ 200 1, 2, 2, 669 | Christ is also head of the Church, which is his Body.551 Taken 201 1, 2, 2, 669 | Christ dwells on earth in his Church. the redemption is the source 202 1, 2, 2, 669 | Spirit, exercises over the Church. "The kingdom of Christ ( 203 1, 2, 2, 670 | certain real way, for the Church on earth is endowed already 204 1, 2, 2, 670 | its proclamation by the Church.555 ~. . . until all things 205 1, 2, 2, 671 | Though already present in his Church, Christ's reign is nevertheless 206 1, 2, 2, 671 | justice dwells, the pilgrim Church, in her sacraments and institutions, 207 1, 2, 2, 672 | which does not spare the Church563 and ushers in the struggles 208 1, 2, 2, 674 | may be all in all".572~The Church's ultimate trial~ 209 1, 2, 2, 675 | Christ's second coming the Church must pass through a final 210 1, 2, 2, 676 | eschatological judgement. the Church has rejected even modified 211 1, 2, 2, 677 | 677 The Church will enter the glory of 212 1, 2, 2, 677 | historic triumph of the Church through a progressive ascendancy, 213 1, 2, 2, 680 | already reigns through the Church, but all the things of this 214 1, 2, 3, 683 | the Holy Spirit in the Church communicates to us, intimately 215 1, 2, 3, 686 | outpouring of the Spirit: as the Church, the communion of saints, 216 1, 2, 3, 688 | 688 The Church, a communion living in the 217 1, 2, 3, 688 | Tradition, to which the Church Fathers are always timely 218 1, 2, 3, 688 | timely witnesses; ~- in the Church's Magisterium, which he 219 1, 2, 3, 688 | ministries by which the Church is built up; ~- in the signs 220 1, 2, 3, 689 | consubstantial, and indivisible, the Church's faith also professes the 221 1, 2, 3, 691 | Father and the Son. the Church has received this name from 222 1, 2, 3, 699 | of its teaching.54 The Church has kept this sign of the 223 1, 2, 3, 702 | for this reason, when the Church reads the Old Testament, 224 1, 2, 3, 702 | prophets" the faith of the Church here understands all whom 225 1, 2, 3, 710 | transparent prefigurations of the Church.~Expectation of the Messiah 226 1, 2, 3, 721 | among men. In this sense the Church's Tradition has often read 227 1, 2, 3, 721 | fulfill in Christ and the Church began to be manifested:~ 228 1, 2, 3, 722 | of God, and thus of the Church, which Mary in her canticle104 229 1, 2, 3, 726 | the manifestation of the Church.~Christ Jesus~ 230 1, 2, 3, 730 | becomes the mission of the Church: "As the Father has sent 231 1, 2, 3 | V. The Spirit and the Church In the Last Days~Pentecost~ 232 1, 2, 3, 732 | last days," the time of the Church, the Kingdom already inherited 233 1, 2, 3, 734 | the Holy Spirit126 in the Church restores to the baptized 234 1, 2, 3, 736 | The Holy Spirit and the Church~ 235 1, 2, 3, 737 | brought to completion in the Church, which is the Body of Christ 236 1, 2, 3, 738 | 738 Thus the Church's mission is not an addition 237 1, 2, 3, 738 | in all her members, the Church is sent to announce, bear 238 1, 2, 3, 739 | whole world. Through the Church's sacraments, Christ communicates 239 1, 2, 3, 740 | in the sacraments of the Church, bear their fruit in the 240 1, 2, 3, 746 | on the apostles and the Church.~ 241 1, 2, 3, 747 | animates, and sanctifies the Church. She is the sacrament of 242 1, 2, 3 | BELIEVE IN THE HOLY CATHOLIC CHURCH"~ 243 1, 2, 3, 748 | shines out visibly from the Church."135 These words open the 244 1, 2, 3, 748 | Dogmatic Constitution on the Church. By choosing this starting 245 1, 2, 3, 748 | article of faith about the Church depends entirely on the 246 1, 2, 3, 748 | concerning Christ Jesus. the Church has no other light than 247 1, 2, 3, 748 | a favorite image of the Church Fathers, the Church is like 248 1, 2, 3, 748 | the Church Fathers, the Church is like the moon, all its 249 1, 2, 3, 749 | The article concerning the Church also depends entirely on 250 1, 2, 3, 749 | is he who has endowed the Church with holiness."136 The Church 251 1, 2, 3, 749 | Church with holiness."136 The Church is, in a phrase used by 252 1, 2, 3, 750 | 750 To believe that the Church is "holy" and "catholic," 253 1, 2, 3, 750 | Creed we profess "one Holy Church" (Credo . . . Ecclesiam), 254 1, 2, 3, 750 | and not to believe in the Church, so as not to confuse God 255 1, 2, 3, 750 | gifts he has bestowed on his Church.138~ 256 1, 2, 3 | Paragraph 1. THE CHURCH IN GOD'S PLAN~I. NAMES AND 257 1, 2, 3 | NAMES AND IMAGES OF THE CHURCH~ 258 1, 2, 3, 751 | 751 The word "Church" (Latin ecclesia, from the 259 1, 2, 3, 751 | people.140 By calling itself "Church," the first community of 260 1, 2, 3, 751 | to that assembly. In the Church, God is "calling together" 261 1, 2, 3, 751 | from which the English word Church and the German Kirche are 262 1, 2, 3, 752 | Christian usage, the word "church" designates the liturgical 263 1, 2, 3, 752 | meanings are inseparable. "The Church" is the People that God 264 1, 2, 3, 752 | Christ's Body.~Symbols of the Church~ 265 1, 2, 3, 753 | inexhaustible mystery of the Church. the images taken from the 266 1, 2, 3, 754 | 754 "The Church is, accordingly, a sheepfold, 267 1, 2, 3, 755 | 755 "The Church is a cultivated field, the 268 1, 2, 3, 755 | to us, who through the Church remain in Christ, without 269 1, 2, 3, 756 | 756 "Often, too, the Church is called the building of 270 1, 2, 3, 756 | On this foundation the Church is built by the apostles 271 1, 2, 3, 756 | apostles and from it the Church receives solidity and unity. 272 1, 2, 3, 757 | 757 "The Church, further, which is called ' 273 1, 2, 3, 757 | cherishes.'"149~II. THE CHURCH'S ORIGIN, FOUNDATION AND 274 1, 2, 3, 758 | our investigation of the Church's mystery by meditating 275 1, 2, 3, 759 | call together in a holy Church those who should believe 276 1, 2, 3, 759 | beginning of the world, this Church was prepared in marvellous 277 1, 2, 3, 759 | the end of time."152~The Church - foreshadowed from the 278 1, 2, 3, 760 | created for the sake of the Church."153 God created the world 279 1, 2, 3, 760 | this "convocation" is the Church. the Church is the goal 280 1, 2, 3, 760 | convocation" is the Church. the Church is the goal of all things,154 281 1, 2, 3, 760 | men, and it is called "the Church."155~The Church - prepared 282 1, 2, 3, 760 | called "the Church."155~The Church - prepared for in the Old 283 1, 2, 3, 761 | gathering together of the Church is, as it were, God's reaction 284 1, 2, 3, 762 | this New Covenant."159~The Church - instituted by Christ Jesus~ 285 1, 2, 3, 763 | Lord Jesus inaugurated his Church by preaching the Good News, 286 1, 2, 3, 763 | of heaven on earth. the Church "is the Reign of Christ 287 1, 2, 3, 765 | prepares and builds his Church.~ 288 1, 2, 3, 766 | 766 The Church is born primarily of Christ' 289 1, 2, 3, 766 | origin and growth of the Church are symbolized by the blood 290 1, 2, 3, 766 | wondrous sacrament of the whole Church.'"172 As Eve was formed 291 1, 2, 3, 766 | sleeping Adam's side, so the Church was born from the pierced 292 1, 2, 3, 766 | dead on the cross.173~The Church - revealed by the Holy Spirit~ 293 1, 2, 3, 767 | continually sanctify the Church."174 Then "the Church was 294 1, 2, 3, 767 | the Church."174 Then "the Church was openly displayed to 295 1, 2, 3, 767 | all men for salvation, the Church in her very nature is missionary, 296 1, 2, 3, 768 | Spirit "bestows upon [the Church] varied hierarchic and charismatic 297 1, 2, 3, 768 | her."177 "Henceforward the Church, endowed with the gifts 298 1, 2, 3, 768 | of that kingdom."178~The Church - perfected in glory~ 299 1, 2, 3, 769 | 769 "The Church . . . will receive its perfection 300 1, 2, 3, 769 | return. Until that day, "the Church progresses on her pilgrimage 301 1, 2, 3, 769 | glory with her king."181 The Church, and through her the world, 302 1, 2, 3, 769 | together in the universal Church in the Father's presence."182~ 303 1, 2, 3, 769 | III. THE MYSTERY OF THE CHURCH~ 304 1, 2, 3, 770 | 770 The Church is in history, but at the 305 1, 2, 3, 770 | bearer of divine life.~The Church - both visible and spiritual~ 306 1, 2, 3, 771 | sustains here on earth his holy Church, the community of faith, 307 1, 2, 3, 771 | grace to all men."184 The Church is at the same time: ~- 308 1, 2, 3, 771 | community; ~- the earthly Church and the Church endowed with 309 1, 2, 3, 771 | the earthly Church and the Church endowed with heavenly riches."185 ~ 310 1, 2, 3, 771 | divine element":186~The Church is essentially both human 311 1, 2, 3, 771 | has adorned her.188~The Church - mystery of men's union 312 1, 2, 3, 772 | 772 It is in the Church that Christ fulfills and 313 1, 2, 3, 772 | union of Christ and the Church "a great mystery." Because 314 1, 2, 3, 773 | 773 In the Church this communion of men with 315 1, 2, 3, 773 | passing world.192 ~"[The Church's] structure is totally 316 1, 2, 3, 773 | the holiness that is the Church's mystery as "the bride 317 1, 2, 3, 773 | Marian" dimension of the Church precedes the "Petrine."195~ 318 1, 2, 3, 774 | revealed and active in the Church's sacraments (which the 319 1, 2, 3, 774 | the head throughout the Church which is his Body. the Church, 320 1, 2, 3, 774 | Church which is his Body. the Church, then, both contains and 321 1, 2, 3, 774 | analogical sense, that the Church is called a "sacrament."~ 322 1, 2, 3, 775 | 775 "The Church, in Christ, is like a sacrament - 323 1, 2, 3, 775 | unity among all men."197 The Church's first purpose is to be 324 1, 2, 3, 775 | that union with God, the Church is also the sacrament of 325 1, 2, 3, 775 | at the same time, the Church is the "sign and instrument" 326 1, 2, 3, 776 | 776 As sacrament, the Church is Christ's instrument. " 327 1, 2, 3, 776 | s love for men."199 The Church "is the visible plan of 328 1, 2, 3, 777 | 777 The word "Church" means "convocation." It 329 1, 2, 3, 778 | 778 The Church is both the means and the 330 1, 2, 3, 778 | and his Resurrection, the Church has been manifested as the 331 1, 2, 3, 779 | 779 The Church is both visible and spiritual, 332 1, 2, 3, 780 | 780 The Church in this world is the sacrament 333 1, 2, 3 | Paragraph 2. THE CHURCH - PEOPLE OF GOD, BODY OF 334 1, 2, 3 | OF THE HOLY SPIRIT~I. THE CHURCH - PEOPLE OF GOD~ 335 1, 2, 3, 786 | the suffering, in whom the Church recognizes the image of 336 1, 2, 3, 786 | of the heart?214~II. THE CHURCH - BODY OF CHRIST~The Church 337 1, 2, 3, 786 | CHURCH - BODY OF CHRIST~The Church is communion with Jesus~ 338 1, 2, 3, 789 | 789 The comparison of the Church with the body casts light 339 1, 2, 3, 789 | bond between Christ and his Church. Not only is she gathered 340 1, 2, 3, 789 | body. Three aspects of the Church as the Body of Christ are 341 1, 2, 3, 789 | head of the Body; and the Church as bride of Christ.~"One 342 1, 2, 3, 791 | gifts for the welfare of the Church."222 The unity of the Mystical 343 1, 2, 3, 792 | the head of the body, the Church."225 He is the principle 344 1, 2, 3, 792 | preeminent,"226 especially in the Church, through whom he extends 345 1, 2, 3, 794 | provides in his Body, the Church, the gifts and assistance 346 1, 2, 3, 795 | 795 Christ and his Church thus together make up the " 347 1, 2, 3, 795 | Christ" (Christus totus). the Church is one with Christ. the 348 1, 2, 3, 795 | members" mean? Christ and the Church.230~Our redeemer has shown 349 1, 2, 3, 795 | one person with the holy Church whom he has taken to himself.231~ 350 1, 2, 3, 795 | About Jesus Christ and the Church, I simply know they're just 351 1, 2, 3, 795 | complicate the matter."233~The Church is the Bride of Christ~ 352 1, 2, 3, 796 | unity of Christ and the Church, head and members of one 353 1, 2, 3, 796 | Christ as Bridegroom of the Church was prepared for by the 354 1, 2, 3, 796 | Apostle speaks of the whole Church and of each of the faithful, 355 1, 2, 3, 796 | spirit with him.236 The Church is the spotless bride of 356 1, 2, 3, 796 | Lamb.237 "Christ loved the Church and gave himself up for 357 1, 2, 3, 796 | applying it to Christ and the Church."240 and the Lord himself 358 1, 2, 3, 796 | himself "bride."242~III. THE CHURCH IS THE TEMPLE OF THE HOLY 359 1, 2, 3, 797 | of Christ, which is the Church."243 "To this Spirit of 360 1, 2, 3, 797 | The Holy Spirit makes the Church "the temple of the living 361 1, 2, 3, 797 | Indeed, it is to the Church herself that the "Gift of 362 1, 2, 3, 797 | to God.... For where the Church is, there also is God's 363 1, 2, 3, 797 | Spirit is, there is the Church and every grace.246~ 364 1, 2, 3, 798 | renewal and building up of the Church."252~Charisms~ 365 1, 2, 3, 799 | or indirectly benefit the Church, ordered as they are to 366 1, 2, 3, 800 | and by all members of the Church as well. They are a wonderfully 367 1, 2, 3, 801 | referred and submitted to the Church's shepherds. "Their office ( 368 1, 2, 3, 805 | 805 The Church is the Body of Christ. Through 369 1, 2, 3, 807 | 807 The Church is this Body of which Christ 370 1, 2, 3, 808 | 808 The Church is the Bride of Christ: 371 1, 2, 3, 809 | 809 The Church is the Temple of the Holy 372 1, 2, 3, 810 | 810 "Hence the universal Church is seen to be 'a people 373 1, 2, 3 | Paragraph 3. THE CHURCH IS ONE, HOLY, CATHOLIC, 374 1, 2, 3, 811 | 811 "This is the sole Church of Christ, which in the 375 1, 2, 3, 811 | essential features of the Church and her mission. the Church 376 1, 2, 3, 811 | Church and her mission. the Church does not possess them of 377 1, 2, 3, 811 | the Holy Spirit, makes his Church one, holy, catholic, and 378 1, 2, 3, 812 | faith can recognize that the Church possesses these properties 379 1, 2, 3, 812 | Vatican Council noted, the "Church herself, with her marvellous 380 1, 2, 3, 812 | divine mission."258~I. THE CHURCH IS ONE~"The sacred mystery 381 1, 2, 3, 812 | The sacred mystery of the Church's unity" (UR 2)~ 382 1, 2, 3, 813 | 813 The Church is one because of her source: " 383 1, 2, 3, 813 | the Holy Spirit."259 The Church is one because of her founder: 384 1, 2, 3, 813 | people and one body."260 The Church is one because of her "soul": " 385 1, 2, 3, 813 | and ruling over the entire Church, who brings about that wonderful 386 1, 2, 3, 813 | is the principle of the Church's unity."261 Unity is of 387 1, 2, 3, 813 | is of the essence of the Church:~What an astonishing mystery! 388 1, 2, 3, 813 | should like to call her "Church."262~ 389 1, 2, 3, 814 | the beginning, this one Church has been marked by a great 390 1, 2, 3, 814 | gathered together. Among the Church's members, there are different 391 1, 2, 3, 814 | in the communion of the Church there are also particular 392 1, 2, 3, 814 | diversity is not opposed to the Church's unity. Yet sin and the 393 1, 2, 3, 815 | the unity of the pilgrim Church is also assured by visible 394 1, 2, 3, 816 | 816 "The sole Church of Christ [is that] which 395 1, 2, 3, 816 | extend and rule it.... This Church, constituted and organized 396 1, 2, 3, 816 | subsistit in) in) the Catholic Church, which is governed by the 397 1, 2, 3, 816 | through Christ's Catholic Church alone, which is the universal 398 1, 2, 3, 817 | fact, "in this one and only Church of God from its very beginnings 399 1, 2, 3, 817 | communion with the Catholic Church - for which, often enough, 400 1, 2, 3, 818 | Christ, and the Catholic Church accepts them with respect 401 1, 2, 3, 818 | children of the Catholic Church."272~ 402 1, 2, 3, 819 | confines of the Catholic Church: "the written Word of God; 403 1, 2, 3, 819 | entrusted to the Catholic Church. All these blessings come 404 1, 2, 3, 820 | Christ bestowed unity on his Church from the beginning. This 405 1, 2, 3, 820 | subsists in the Catholic Church as something she can never 406 1, 2, 3, 820 | Christ always gives his Church the gift of unity, but the 407 1, 2, 3, 820 | the gift of unity, but the Church must always pray and work 408 1, 2, 3, 821 | permanent renewal of the Church in greater fidelity to her 409 1, 2, 3, 822 | unity "involves the whole Church, faithful and clergy alike."287 410 1, 2, 3, 822 | unity of the one and only Church of Christ - transcends human 411 1, 2, 3, 822 | prayer of Christ for the Church, in the love of the Father 412 1, 2, 3, 822 | Holy Spirit."288~II THE CHURCH IS HOLY~ 413 1, 2, 3, 823 | 823 "The Church . . . is held, as a matter 414 1, 2, 3, 823 | alone holy,' loved the Church as his Bride, giving himself 415 1, 2, 3, 823 | the glory of God."289 The Church, then, is "the holy People 416 1, 2, 3, 824 | United with Christ, the Church is sanctified by him; through 417 1, 2, 3, 824 | All the activities of the Church are directed, as toward 418 1, 2, 3, 824 | of God."292 It is in the Church that "the fullness of the 419 1, 2, 3, 825 | 825 "The Church on earth is endowed already 420 1, 2, 3, 826 | sanctification."297~If the Church was a body composed of different 421 1, 2, 3, 826 | the other members of the Church to act; if it ceased to 422 1, 2, 3, 827 | sins of the people. the Church, however, clasping sinners 423 1, 2, 3, 827 | All members of the Church, including her ministers, 424 1, 2, 3, 827 | end of time.301 Hence the Church gathers sinners already 425 1, 2, 3, 827 | the way to holiness:~The Church is therefore holy, though 426 1, 2, 3, 828 | fidelity to God's grace, the Church recognizes the power of 427 1, 2, 3, 828 | difficult moments in the Church's history."304 Indeed, " 428 1, 2, 3, 829 | most Blessed Virgin the Church has already reached that 429 1, 2, 3, 829 | to Mary":306 in her, the Church is already the "all-holy."~ 430 1, 2, 3, 829 | the "all-holy."~III. THE CHURCH IS CATHOLIC~What does "catholic" 431 1, 2, 3, 830 | keeping with the whole." the Church is catholic in a double 432 1, 2, 3, 830 | double sense: First, the Church is catholic because Christ 433 1, 2, 3, 830 | Jesus, there is the Catholic Church."307 In her subsists the 434 1, 2, 3, 830 | apostolic succession. the Church was, in this fundamental 435 1, 2, 3, 831 | 831 Secondly, the Church is catholic because she 436 1, 2, 3, 831 | himself whereby the Catholic Church ceaselessly and efficaciously 437 1, 2, 3, 831 | Spirit.311~Each particular Church is "catholic"~ 438 1, 2, 3, 832 | 832 "The Church of Christ is really present 439 1, 2, 3, 832 | Catholic, and Apostolic Church is constituted."312~ 440 1, 2, 3, 833 | 833 The phrase "particular church," which is the diocese ( 441 1, 2, 3, 833 | the model of the universal Church; it is in these and formed 442 1, 2, 3, 833 | one and unique Catholic Church exists."314~ 443 1, 2, 3, 834 | communion with one of them, the Church of Rome "which presides 444 1, 2, 3, 834 | charity."315 "For with this church, by reason of its pre-eminence, 445 1, 2, 3, 834 | pre-eminence, the whole Church, that is the faithful everywhere, 446 1, 2, 3, 834 | held and hold the great Church that is here [at Rome] to 447 1, 2, 3, 835 | conceive of the universal Church as the simple sum, or . . . 448 1, 2, 3, 835 | the mind of the Lord the Church is universal by vocation 449 1, 2, 3, 835 | catholicity of the undivided Church."319~Who belongs to the 450 1, 2, 3, 835 | belongs to the Catholic Church?~ 451 1, 2, 3, 837 | into the society of the Church are those who, possessing 452 1, 2, 3, 837 | of salvation given to the Church together with her entire 453 1, 2, 3, 837 | visible structure of the Church of Christ, who rules her 454 1, 2, 3, 837 | though incorporated into the Church, one who does not however 455 1, 2, 3, 837 | indeed in the bosom of the Church, but 'in body' not 'in heart.'"321~ 456 1, 2, 3, 838 | 838 "The Church knows that she is joined 457 1, 2, 3, 838 | communion with the Catholic Church."323 With the Orthodox Churches, 458 1, 2, 3, 838 | Lord's Eucharist."324~The Church and non-Christians~ 459 1, 2, 3, 839 | The relationship of the Church with the Jewish People. 460 1, 2, 3, 839 | into her own mystery, the Church, the People of God in the 461 1, 2, 3, 841 | 841 The Church's relationship with the 462 1, 2, 3, 842 | 842 The Church's bond with non-Christian 463 1, 2, 3, 843 | 843 The Catholic Church recognizes in other religions 464 1, 2, 3, 843 | men to be saved. Thus, the Church considers all goodness and 465 1, 2, 3, 845 | together into his Son's Church. the Church is the place 466 1, 2, 3, 845 | into his Son's Church. the Church is the place where humanity 467 1, 2, 3, 845 | unity and salvation. the Church is "the world reconciled." 468 1, 2, 3, 845 | another image dear to the Church Fathers, she is prefigured 469 1, 2, 3, 845 | the flood.334~"Outside the Church there is no salvation"~ 470 1, 2, 3, 846 | affirmation, often repeated by the Church Fathers?335 Re-formulated 471 1, 2, 3, 846 | Christ the Head through the Church which is his Body:~Basing 472 1, 2, 3, 846 | Council teaches that the Church, a pilgrim now on earth, 473 1, 2, 3, 846 | in his body which is the Church. He himself explicitly asserted 474 1, 2, 3, 846 | time the necessity of the Church which men enter through 475 1, 2, 3, 846 | knowing that the Catholic Church was founded as necessary 476 1, 2, 3, 847 | not know Christ and his Church:~Those who, through no fault 477 1, 2, 3, 847 | Gospel of Christ or his Church, but who nevertheless seek 478 1, 2, 3, 848 | impossible to please him, the Church still has the obligation 479 1, 2, 3, 848 | Mission - a requirement of the Church's catholicity~ 480 1, 2, 3, 849 | sacrament of salvation,' the Church, in obedience to the command 481 1, 2, 3, 850 | Most Holy Trinity: "The Church on earth is by her nature 482 1, 2, 3, 851 | love for all men that the Church in every age receives both 483 1, 2, 3, 851 | way of salvation. But the Church, to whom this truth has 484 1, 2, 3, 851 | universal plan of salvation, the Church must be missionary.~ 485 1, 2, 3, 852 | agent of the whole of the Church's mission."345 It is he 486 1, 2, 3, 852 | It is he who leads the Church on her missionary paths. " 487 1, 2, 3, 852 | evangelize the poor; so the Church, urged on by the Spirit 488 1, 2, 3, 853 | 853 On her pilgrimage, the Church has also experienced the " 489 1, 2, 3, 853 | poverty and oppression, so the Church is called to follow the 490 1, 2, 3, 854 | By her very mission, "the Church . . . travels the same journey 491 1, 2, 3, 854 | only by degrees that [the Church] touches and penetrates 492 1, 2, 3, 855 | 855 The Church's mission stimulates efforts 493 1, 2, 3, 855 | among Christians prevent the Church from realizing in practice 494 1, 2, 3, 855 | with her. Furthermore, the Church herself finds it more difficult 495 1, 2, 3, 856 | happiness of man."361~IV. THE CHURCH IS APOSTOLIC~ 496 1, 2, 3, 857 | 857 The Church is apostolic because she 497 1, 2, 3, 857 | Spirit dwelling in her, the Church keeps and hands on the teaching,364 498 1, 2, 3, 857 | successor of Peter, the Church's supreme pastor":366~You 499 1, 2, 3, 860 | foundation stones of the Church. But their office also has 500 1, 2, 3, 860 | source of all life for the Church. Therefore, . . . the apostles


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