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What does LG stand for?

LG stands for Lumen Gentium (Light of the Nations; Second Vatican Council)

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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 .
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.