Developments in recent years, both in Lumen gentium and in later statements of the magisterium, would seem to have broadened the scope of infallibility far beyond Pastor aeternus.
What does LG stand for?
LG stands for Lumen Gentium (Light of the Nations; Second Vatican Council)
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- Lois Griffin (Family Guy character)
- London Gazette (London, UK)
- Los Gatos, CA, USA
- Low German
- Lower Garage
- Lower Gastrointestinal
- Lower Ground (floor)
- Lucky Goldstar Corporation (South Korea)
- Luxair (Luxembourg, IATA airline code)
- Luxury Goods
- Louisville Gas and Electric (Louisville, Kentucky)
- Little Giant Module (GORDIUS MIDI controller)
- Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department (California)
- Lateral Gastrocnemius and Soleus (muscle)
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- Legal Guide to Germany
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And, as we now know, Lumen Gentium moved beyond norms and instructions into who we are, as your editorial writer in "The promise of Vatican II" (NCR, Oct.
To introduce readers to Lumen Gentium (Dogmatic Constitution on the Church), for example, the authors begin with the ringing language of its first paragraph, which compares the church to a sacrament, "a sign and instrument .
Two of the six major works to come out of Vatican II were produced during the third session and form the core of the discussion in this volume: Lumen gentium (Dogmatic Constitution on the Church) and Unitatis redintegratio (Decree on Ecumenism).
2) Second Vatican Council, Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, Lumen Gentium, 48.
4) Even broader than the work of the Christian is the vocation or calling to the Christian life, as suggested by the Second Vatican Council's Lumen Gentium in recalling that "all in the Church, whether they belong to the hierarchy or are cared for by it, are called to holiness.
Brazilian theologian Leonardo Boff, whom the Vatican has rebuffed, holds to the interpretation in Lumen Gentium of Vatican II: "This church of Christ is truly present in all legitimate local congregations of the faithful which, united with their pastors, are themselves called churches in the New Testament.
The early drafts of Lumen Gentium began with a reflection on the mystery of the church followed by the hierarchical constitution of pope and bishops, then by a discussion of the laity.