Developments in the Petrine primacy between the Vatican Councils

by M. J. L. Perrott

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To The Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity. I. Prefatory Comments. A. Gratitude for the invitation to discussion. At the outset of its response to Petrine Ministry: A Working Paper, the Commission on Faith and Order of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA acknowledges with gratitude the graciousness and the significance of Pope John Paul II’s offering.   Highlighting Papal Indefectibility, Pastor Aeternus from Vatican I in , & the "Charitable Anathema" See the previous installments: Reply to .   Pope St. Gregory VII (c. ) was canonized in , but nearly a century and a quarter had to pass before Pope Benedict XIII extended his feast to the universal Church—and even then many of Europe’s Catholic princes objected. In fact, the feast (it falls on May 25) was banned in Catholic Austria until . Dogma within Latin and Eastern Catholic Churches. The Catholic dogma of the primacy of the bishop of Rome is codified in both codes of canon law of the Catholic Church – the Latin Church's Code of Canon Law ( CIC) and the Eastern Catholic Churches' Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches (CCEO). The Second Vatican Council's dogmatic constitution Lumen gentium (LG) .

Within our study, we have seen that the doctrine of the magisterial primacy of the papacy, reiterated and developed by Vatican I in , challenged the Anglo-Catholic belief in the magisterial primacy of the episcopal college. Consequently, many Anglo-Catholics felt obliged to demonstrate the shortcomings of the Roman Catholic position by an appeal to Scripture and to ancient tradition. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A Michael Glazier book." Description: xvi, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Ch Authority in the Church: a central issue and some other issues --Prologue --A paradigm shift: Status to Charism, Obligation to persuasion, Hierarchy to dialogue, Orthodoxy to orthopraxis, Institution to Pilgrim people, Essence to relationality.   Reflecting further on this topic, Fr John Galvin evaluated a paper by Metropolitan John Zizioulas of Pergamon, "Primacy in the Church: An Orthodox Approach," and Dr Thomas Bird summarized the Opening Address given by Cardinal Walter Kasper at a seminar on petrine ministry held in the Vatican in May   Chapters 3 and 4 address the two major results of the conciliar debates and votes: the primacy of the pope and infallibility. The final three chapters offer an analysis of the validity of Vatican I, in response to those who undermined the council's theological legitimacy by arguing that Pius IX put pressure on the conciliar fathers.

  "The new century will have to see us more than ever intent on valuing and developing the forums and structures which, in accordance with the Second Vatican Council’s major directives, serve to ensure and safeguard communion," the pope writes. That will entail a reexamination of the Petrine .

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The doctrine of the primacy of the Roman Bishops, like other Church teachings and instructions, has gone through a development. Thus the establishment of the Primacy recorded in the Gospels has been gradually more clearly recognized and its implications developed.

The Second Vatican Council, in turn, reaffirmed and completed the teaching of Vatican I, 19 addressing primarily the theme of its purpose, with particular attention to the mystery of the Church as Corpus Ecclesiarum. 20 This consideration allowed for a clearer exposition of how the primatial office of the Bishop of Rome and the office of the.

Vatican Council I defined the primacy of the bishop of Rome over the whole Catholic Church as an essential institution of the Church that can never be relinquished. This primacy is thus crucial to the understanding of the church from a Catholic viewpoint.

At the same time, the history of papal primacy has always been imperfect and much-debated. Extract. Chapter 2: The Petrine Ministry in Vatican I and Vatican II Vatican I and Vatican II can be regarded as the most important Ecumenical Councils of the modern age.

The revolutionary changes it brought about in the concept of the papacy have still their far-reaching consequences not only in the Catholic Church, but also in other Churches.

At its fourth session on Jthe First Vatican Council solemnly defined the dogma of papal infallibility in the constitution Pastor Aeternus. The initial chapters of that document delineate the origin and nature of the primacy of the Roman Pontiff over Developments in the Petrine primacy between the Vatican Councils book universal Church; their argument rests on biblical and Patristic sources.

The Petrine texts (Matthew and John Author: Donald Joseph Grimes. PRIMACY IN THE CHURCH is a careful and critical selection of historical and theological essays, canonical and liturgical articles, as well as contemporary and contextual reflections on what is arguably the most significant and sensitive issue in both inter-Orthodox debate and inter-Christian dialogue—namely, the authority of the primate and the role of councils in the thought and tradition of the Church.

The primacy exercised by the Patriarch of Constantinople, for example, has included such things as the right to convoke councils in cooperation with the other Patriarchs, and an emergency right of intervention when help is requested by another Patriarchate.

PRIMACY IN THE CHURCH is a careful and critical selection of historical and theological essays, canonical and liturgical articles, as well as contemporary and contextual reflections on what is arguably the most significant and sensitive issue in both inter-Orthodox debate and inter-Christian dialogue namely, the authority of the primate and the role of councils in the thought and tradition of Reviews: 3.

placed by the democratic idea, the doctrine of papal primacy has lacked a point of reference within the scope of our common intellectual assumptions.

So it is certainly no accident that the First Vatican Council was dominated by the idea of primacy, 1. This text is an excerpt from the book Fundamental Speeches from Five.

Second Vatican Council. At the Second Vatican Council (–) the debate on papal primacy and authority re-emerged, and in the dogmatic constitution Lumen gentium, the Catholic Church's teaching on the authority of the pope, bishops and councils was further elaborated.

Vatican II sought to clarify the ecclesiology stated in Vatican I. The doctrine of papal primacy was further developed in at the First Vatican Council where ultramontanism achieved victory over conciliarism with the pronouncement of papal infallibility (the ability of the pope to define dogmas free from error ex cathedra) and of papal supremacy, i.e., supreme, full, immediate, and universal ordinary jurisdiction of the Pope.

The doctrines of Petrine primacy and papal primacy are perhaps the most contentiously disputed in the history of Christianity. Theologians regard the doctrine of papal primacy as having gradually developed in the West due to the convergence of a number of factors, e.g., the dignity of Rome as the only apostolic see in the West; the tradition that both Peter and Paul had been martyred there.

The greatest changes occurred during the Second Vatican Council. John XXIII's calling of the Council had a sipficant ecumenical impact. Since the proclamation of the infallibility of the pope at the First Vatican Council in ," many Protestants had felt that there would be no hther need of councils.

within the Roman Catholic Church at the first Vatican Council, appears as a particularly serious problem in respect to the community of churches.” With regard to the relations between the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox churches, many Roman Catholic spokespersons are of.

6/10 This small book requires an extensive knowledge of the workings (congregations, commissions, sessions, interventions, etc. alongside the specific personalities and agendas involved beyond 'Schillebeeckx, Kung, Ratzinger*, and Congar were modernist bishops/periti') of and preparations for Vatican II in order to understand - knowledge that I don't s: 8.

In the book on authority, Hall asserted that the Vatican I doctrine of papal infallibility was not held by the primitive Church, since the latter resorted instead to general councils to define the faith.

The pope was referring to the rising influence of rationalism, liberalism, and materialism. Preparations for the council were directed by a central commission and subcommissions, dominated by members of the Curia (papal bureaucracy), and resulted in 51 schemata, or proposed decrees, of which only 6 actually came before the council.

The doctrines of Petrine primacy and papal primacy are perhaps the most contentiously disputed in the history of Christianity. Theologians regard the doctrine of papal primacy as having developed gradually in the West due to the convergence of a number of factors, e.g., the dignity of Rome as the only apostolic see in the West; the tradition that both Peter and Paul had been martyred there.

The first chapter of Vatican II’s "Dogmatic Constitution on the Church," the chapter on the mystery of the church, is one of the most neglected parts of the council’s teachings. The Great Popes Through History Book Review: Unlike other references that cover all the popes, or the papacy in general with only examples from various popes, the two-volume encyclopedia presents longer and more detailed articles about those deemed to have most influenced the development of the church and the course of history.

The book is structured with a clear historical perspective. The first chapter covers the lead-up to a new focus on primacy and infallibility: the period between the. In the divine plan for the primacy as “the office that was given individually by the Lord to Peter, the first of the Apostles, and to be handed on to his successors”,[15] we already see the purpose of the Petrine charism, i.e., “the unity of faith and communion”[16] of all believers.

Upon This Rock: St. Peter and the Primacy of Rome in Scripture and the Early Church ByStephen K. Ray (Ignatius Press, pages, $). Along with the recent renaissance of Catholic. About James Likoudis. James Likoudis is the author of three books dealing with Eastern Orthodoxy: Ending the Byzantine Greek Schism; The See of Peter and Eastern Orthdoxy; and The Divine Primacy of the Bishop of Rome and Modern Eastern Orthodoxy: Letters to a Greek Orthodox on the Unity of the can be reached by e-mail at: [email protected] 1 Cf.

Address following the Way of the Cross on Good Friday (1 April ), 3: AAS 87 (), 2 SECOND VATICAN ECUMENICAL COUNCIL, Declaration On Religious Freedom Dignitatis Humanae, 1.

3 Cf. Apostolic Letter Tertio Millennio Adveniente (10 November ), AAS 87 (), 4 CONGREGATION FOR THE DOCTRINE OF THE FAITH, Letter to the Bishops of the Catholic. - The First Vatican Council (as quoted in Pope Paul VI’s encyclical Mysterium Fidei) "The Church to be Catholic must be universal in time, and to be universal in time it must be ancient; antiquity then is a property of the Church." - St.

Francis de Sales, The Catholic Controversy, TAN Books, p. In regard to the "Petrine Primacy," the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity organized an academic symposium in May ofwith parallel reports of Catholics and Orthodox on four topics: a) The biblical foundation of the primacy, b) The primacy in the thought of the Fathers of the Church, c) The role of the Bishop of Rome in.

Vatican II itself said rightly (cf. Verbum Dei, 10), that the Magisterium (Pope, Councils, ordinary and universal Magisterium) is not above the Word of God, but beneath it, subject to it, and being only the servant of it (of the oral Word of God = Sacred Tradition and.

The First Vatican Council conducted its last session on September 1,and was “suspended”—not adjourned—in October: [We] do suspend the same [the council. Papal primacy by virtue of a Petrine succession was taken for granted from the first by men who were in a position to know Christ's will in the matter.

when the First Vatican Council prepared. Vatican Councils I and II made clear that the Church is ruled by one, and only one Pope — at a time — and also gave the papacy all the “expanded” powers it needs, including the charism of infallibility, under clearly defined circumstances.

There is one Pope, and one Petrine Ministry — end of story. [2].councils and to the exercise of primacy in our churches.

Our papers and discussions prompted the following reflections, which we now offer in the hope that they will advance the work of the international Orthodox/Roman Catholic dialogue, and the wider relations among the churches, as they have advanced our own understanding of these issues.

1.The theological vision of primacy patterned therein, particularly in the Ecumenical Councils, suggests that petrine authority is received by the episcopal college as a whole immediately from Christ, with a primacy of “mediate” or “extraordinary” jurisdiction being intrinsic to it, concentrated particularly on the Apostolic See of Rome.