16 Cfr. JUAN PABLO II, Carta apóstolica «Dies Domini» (31 de mayo de ) 19 JUAN PABLO II, Carta encíclica «Dives in Misericordia» (30 de. Dies Domini Apostolic letter on keeping the lord’s day holy, 31 May by Giovanni Paolo II, , Lettera enciclica sull’impegno ecumenico. To the youth of the world, Mother of the Redeemer, Dies Domini. Cover of: Dies Domini .. Cover of: Para leer la encíclica en clave de sur.

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The texts of Sacred Scripture never address the question of deliberate abortion and so do not directly and specifically condemn it. You shall remember that you were a servant in the land of Egypt, and the Lord your God brought you out from there with a mighty hand and an outstretched arm.

Celebrating this memorial of Christ, risen and ascended into heaven, the Christian community waits “in joyful hope enciflica the coming of our Saviour, Jesus Christ”.

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Philosophy and theology Consistent life ethic Culture of life Sanctity of life Ensoulment Double effect Indirect abortion. The poetic style of the Genesis story conveys well the awe which people feel before the immensity of creation and the resulting sense of adoration of the One who brought all things into being from nothing. Therefore, by the authority which Christ conferred upon Peter and his Successors, in communion with the Bishops xomini who on various occasions have condemned abortion and who in the aforementioned consultation, albeit dispersed throughout the world, have shown unanimous agreement concerning this doctrine — I declare that direct abortion, that is, abortion willed as an end or as a means, always constitutes a grave moral disorder, since it is the deliberate killing of an xies human being.

It is a wondrous event which is not only absolutely unique in human history, but which lies at the very heart of the mystery of time. The day of rest The disciples of Christ, however, are asked to avoid any confusion between the enclclica of Sunday, which should truly be a way of keeping enviclica Lord’s Day holy, and the “weekend”, understood as a time of simple rest and relaxation.

This enciiclica eagerly underscored by the Apologists and the Fathers of the Church in their writings and preaching where, in speaking of the Paschal Mystery, they use the same Scriptural texts which, according to the witness of Saint Luke cf. The Sunday Eucharist, therefore, not only does encicliva absolve the faithful from the duties of charity, but on the contrary commits them even more “to all the works of charity, of mercy, of apostolic outreach, by means of which it is seen that the faithful of Christ are not of this world and yet are the light of the world, giving glory to the Father in the presence of men”.


Moreover, Pastors should remind the faithful that when they are away from home on Sundays they are to take care to attend Mass wherever they may be, enriching the local community with their personal witness. However, emergency situations can also arise in countries of long-standing Christian tradition, where diminishing numbers of clergy make it impossible to guarantee the presence of a priest in every parish community.

Official opposition Canon Eucharist denial or excommunication Canon Evangelium vitae Humanae vitae In politics. For this presence to be properly proclaimed and lived, it is not enough that the disciples of Christ pray individually and commemorate the death and Resurrection of Christ inwardly, in the secrecy of their hearts.

The encyclical then addresses specific actions in light of these passages, including abortion quoting Tertullianwho called abortion “anticipated murder to prevent someone from being born”euthanasia which John Paul II calls “a disturbing perversion of mercy”and the death penalty.

Finally, Evangelium vitae states that “execution is only appropriate in cases of absolute necessity, in other words when it would not be possible otherwise to defend society. Care must be taken to ensure the quality, both of the texts and of the melodies, so that what is proposed today as new and creative will conform to liturgical requirements and be worthy of the Church’s tradition which, in the field of sacred music, boasts a priceless heritage.

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This “fruitfulness” is apparent above all in filling and, in a certain sense, “multiplying” time itself, deepening in men and women the joy of living and the desire to foster and communicate life.

A comparison of the Christian Sunday with the Old Testament vision of the Sabbath prompted theological insights of great interest.

Yet you come into church not to give to the poor but to take instead”.

AAS 81 Liturgico et de Calendario 21 March5, 7: In considering the Sunday Eucharist more than thirty years after the Council, we need to assess how well the word of God is being proclaimed diws how effectively the People of God have grown in knowledge and love of Sacred Scripture.

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The purpose of punishment is “to redress the disorder caused by the offense. Dignitatis humanae Gaudium et spes. Christians know that there is no need to wait for another time of salvation, since, however long the world may last, they are already living in the last times.


Dies Domini Apostolic letter on keeping the lord’s day holy, 31 May 1998

Far from being an escape, the Christian Sunday is a “prophecy” inscribed on time itself, a prophecy obliging the faithful to follow in the footsteps of the One who encilica “to preach good news to the poor, to proclaim release to captives and new sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, and to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord” Lk 4: For Christians it is not normal that Sunday, the day of joyful celebration, should not also be a day of rest, and it is difficult for them to keep Sunday holy if they do not have enough free time.

This joy should never be confused with shallow feelings of satisfaction and pleasure, which inebriate the senses and emotions for a xies moment, but then leave the heart unfulfilled and perhaps even embittered. It is an astonishing dmoini, fully grasped in the light of faith, yet historically attested to by those who enficlica privileged to see the Risen Lord.

This is precisely why it is also the day of rest.

Remembering in this way the mysteries of redemption, the Church opens to the faithful the treasury of eomini Lord’s power and merits, making them present in some sense to all times, so that the faithful may approach them and be filled by them with the grace of salvation”. Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches, Canon3.

I read instead that he made man and that then he rested, finding in man one to whom he could offer the forgiveness of sins”. De Corona 3, 4: They stress powerfully the “Paschal” character of Sunday.

All this will be helped by gestures of welcome and by the tone of prayer, alert to the needs of all in the community. Retrieved 6 October In fact, the Lord’s Day is lived well if it is marked from beginning to end by grateful and active remembrance of God’s saving work. Therefore, the dies Domini is also the dies Ecclesiae. Certainly, Christians are no different from other people in enjoying the weekly day of rest; but at the same time they are keenly aware of the uniqueness and originality of Sunday, the day on which they are called to celebrate their salvation and the salvation of all humanity.

Saint Maximus of Turin, Sermo 44, 1: