Exhortación apostólica Evangelii nuntiandi de S.S. Paulo VI acerca de la evangelización del mundo contemporaneo. by Catholic Church. Pope ( EN, Evangelii Nuntiandi (On Evangelism in the Modern World) La exhortacion apostolica Evangelii nuntiandi () no menciona la ciudad, pero se refiere a. Results 31 – 60 of 81 Evangelii Nuntiandi: On Evangelization in the Modern World and a great Exhortacion Apostolica de su Santidad Pablo VI Evangelii.
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Their primary and immediate task is not to establish and develop the ecclesial community- this is the specific role of the pastors- but to put to use every Christian and evangelical possibility latent but already present and active in the affairs of the world.
The same voices which during the Synod touched on this burning theme with zeal, intelligence and courage have, to our great joy, furnished the enlightening principles for a proper understanding of the importance and profound meaning of liberation, such as it was proclaimed and achieved by Jesus of Nazareth and such as it is preached by the Church. Saint Justin, I Apol. But this encounter will not take place if the Gospel is not proclaimed. This mandate is not accomplished without her, and still less against her.
Thus it is the whole Church that receives the mission to evangelize, and the work of each individual member is important for the whole. She is the People of God immersed in the world, and often tempted by idols, and she always needs to hear the proclamation of the “mighty works of God” which converted her to the Lord; she always needs to be called together afresh by Him and reunited.
The first is respect for the religious and spiritual situation of those being evangelized. It will always be a privileged occasion for communicating the Word of the Lord.
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They include links of the eminently evangelical order, which is that of charity: Even persecution, by scattering the apostles, helped to spread the Word and to establish the Church in ever more distant regions. The phenomenon of the non practicing is a very ancient one in the history of Christianity; it is the result of a natural weakness, a profound inconsistency which we unfortunately bear deep within us. In the course of twenty centuries of history, the generations of Christians have periodically faced various obstacles to this universal mission.
A sign of apostliica will be the concern to give the truth and to bring people into unity. Augustine on the missionary activity of the Twelve: Either tacitly or aloud- but always forcefully- we are being asked: PL 4, ; Saint Augustine, Enarrat.
Every evangelizer is expected to have a reverence for truth, especially since the truth that he studies and communicates is none other than revealed truth and hence, more than any other, a sharing in the first truth which is God Himself. As such they have a svangelii importance in the context of the witness which, as we have said, is of prime importance in evangelization.
Let it suffice, in this meditation, to mention a number of methods which, for one reason or another, have a fundamental importance. On June 22,we said to the Sacred College of Cardinals: This is not foreign to evangelization. She is the community of believers, exhortaciin community of hope lived and communicated, the community of brotherly love, and she needs to listen unceasingly to what she must believe, to her reasons for hoping, to the new commandment of love.
Lay people, whose particular vocation places them in the midst of the world and in charge evangeliii the most varied temporal tasks, must for this very reason exercise a very special form of evangelization. The Church cannot accept violence, especially the force of arms- which is uncontrollable once it is let loose- and indiscriminate death nuntianfi the path to liberation, because she knows that violence always provokes violence and irresistibly engenders new forms of oppression and enslavement which are often harder to bear than those from which they claimed to bring freedom.
Through the Holy Spirit the Gospel penetrates to the heart of the world, for it is He who causes people to discern the signs of the times- signs willed by God- which evangelization reveals and puts to use within history. The division among Christians is a serious reality which nuntiand the very work of Christ.
It is impossible to grasp the concept of evangelization unless one tries to keep in view all its essential elements.
Those who sincerely accept the Good News, through the power of this acceptance and of shared faith therefore gather together in Jesus’ name in order to seek together the kingdom, build it up and live it. In any case the attempt to make such a synthesis will never end. The more will it also be truly evangelizing, that is to say, capable of drawing upon the universal patrimony in order to enable its own people to profit from it, and capable too of communicating to the universal Church the experience and the life of this people, for the benefit of all.
It is the Holy Spirit who, today just as at the beginning of the Church, acts in every evangelizer who allows himself to be possessed and led by Him. The Church respects and esteems these non Christian religions because they are the living expression of the soul of vast groups of people. How can one ensure that it will resound and reach all those who should hear it? In the dynamism of evangelization, a person who accepts the Church as the Word which saves normally translates it into the following sacramental acts: She has no rest so long as she has not done her best to proclaim the Good News of Jesus the Savior.
Evangelii Nuntiandi (December 8, ) | Paul VI
We recently spoke of the relevance of this matter, emphasizing “how many Christians still today, because they are Christians, because they are Catholics, live oppressed by systematic persecution!
It frequently remains at the level of forms of worship not involving a true acceptance by faith. In fact, at the end of that memorable Assembly, the Fathers decided to remit to the Pastor of the universal Church, with great trust and simplicity, the fruits of all their labors, evangeili that they awaited from him a fresh forward impulse, capable of creating within a Church still more xehortacin rooted in the undying power and strength of Pentecost a new period of evangelization.
She carries out this first proclamation of Jesus Christ by a complex and diversified activity which is sometimes termed “pre-evangelization” but which is already evangelization in a true sense, although at its initial and still incomplete stage.
That very day about three thousand were added to their number We are well aware that modern man is sated by talk; he is obviously often tired of listening and, what is worse, impervious to words.