John Paul II's development of the category from his introduction of a deprivatized notion of sin in Reconciliatio et paenitentia (1984) through later social encyclicals departs from the individualistic conception(s) of sin pervasive in the neo-Scholastic moral theology manuals.
What does RP stand for?
RP stands for Reconciliatio et Paenitentia
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We have 105 other meanings of RP in our Acronym Attic
- Readiness Posture
- Reading Period (Hwa Chong Institution Singapore)
- Real Points
- Really Pretty
- Realm Point (Dark Age of Camelot online game)
- Rear-screen Projection
- Received Pronunciation (BBC English)
- Reception Party
- Recommended Practice
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In 1984 Pope John Paul II reaffirmed the position of Vatican II in his post-synodical exhortation Reconciliatio et paenitentia, in which he acknowledged the social nature of sin--"a communion of sin, whereby a soul that lowers itself through sin drags down with itself the church.
Pope John Paul II, in his apostolic exhortation Reconciliatio et Paenitentia, describes this confusion in the language of "social sin" and "personal sin," and takes care to clarify the matter.