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The concioiul “culture” in its general sense indicates everything whereby man develops and perfects his many bodily and spiritual qualities; he strives by his knowledge and his labor, to bring the world itself under his control. Hence, while not making the other purposes of matrimony of less account, the true practice of conjugal love, and the whole meaning of the family life which results from it, have this aim: As a result many persons are quite aggressively demanding those benefits of which with vivid awareness they judge themselves to be deprived either through injustice or unequal distribution.

The Ecumenical Councils of the Catholic Church: Undergoing death itself for all of us sinners, 12 He taught us by example vatidan we too must shoulder that cross which the world and the flesh inflict upon those who search after peace and justice. What Happened at Vatican II. The Church holds that the recognition of God is in no way hostile to man’s dignity, since this dignity is rooted and perfected in God.

As a result many persons are achieving a more vivid sense of God. Praise is due to those national procedures which allow the largest possible number of citizens to participate in public affairs with genuine freedom. This form argues that by its nature religion thwarts this liberation by arousing man’s hope for a deceptive future life, thereby diverting him from the constructing of the earthly city.

But in their manner of acting, spouses should be aware that they cannot proceed arbitrarily, but must always be governed according vaticam a conscience dutifully conformed to the divine law itself, and should be submissive toward the Church’s fatican office, which authentically interprets that law in conciliu, light of the Gospel. For Sacred Scripture teaches that man was created “to the image of God,” is capable of knowing and loving his Creator, and was appointed by Him as master of all earthly creatures 1 that he might subdue them and use them to God’s glory.

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Led by the Holy Spirit, Mother Church unceasingly exhorts her sons “to purify and renew themselves so that the sign of Conclliul can shine more brightly on the face of the Church.

Here by the world is meant that spirit of vanity and malice which transforms into an instrument of sin those human energies intended for the service of God and man. As a result, with their parents leading the way by example and family prayer, children and vaticna everyone gathered around the family hearth will find a readier path to human maturity, salvation and holiness. It is, finally, through the gift of the Holy Spirit that man comes by faith to the contemplation and appreciation of the divine plan.


According to the almost unanimous opinion of believers and unbelievers alike, all things on conciliup should be related to man as their center and crown.

Whoever follows after Christ, the perfect man, becomes himself more of a man. Firmly established by the Lord, the unity of marriage will radiate from the equal personal dignity of wife and husband, a dignity acknowledged by mutual and total love.

The Vatican Council Thus, the human race has passed from a vatcian static concept of reality to a more dynamic, evolutionary one.

The Church recognizes vaticxn worthy elements are found in today’s social movements, especially an evolution toward unity, a process of wholesome socialization and of association in civic and economic realms. For, taken as a whole, atheism is not a spontaneous development but stems from a variety of causes, including a critical reaction against religious beliefs, and in some places against the Christian religion in particular. She also knows that man is constantly worked upon by God’s spirit, and hence can never be altogether indifferent to the problems of religion.

For as God of old made Himself present 3 to His people through a covenant of love and fidelity, so now the Savior of men and the Spouse 4 concillul the Church comes into the lives of married Christians through the sacrament of matrimony. For the most extreme, to be a Catholic now meant to believe more or less anything one wished to believe, or at least in the sense conciliuul which one personally interpreted it.

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Hence, giving witness and voice to the faith of the whole people of God gathered together by Christ, this council can provide no more eloquent proof of its solidarity with, as well as its respect and love for the entire human family with which it is bound up, than by engaging with it in conversation about these vattican problems. This domestic role of hers must be safely preserved, though the legitimate social progress of women should not be underrated on that account.

Everything ‘pre’ was then pretty much dismissed, so far as its authority mattered. To a certain extent, the human intellect is also broadening its dominion over time: Through Christ and in Christ, the riddles of sorrow and death grow meaningful. Finally, in certain parts of the world problems resulting from population growth are generating concern. What is this sense of sorrow, of evil, of death, which continues to exist despite so much progress?


According to this sense we speak iii a plurality of cultures.

To carry out such a task, the Church has always had the duty of scrutinizing the signs of the times and of interpreting them in the light of the Gospel. Today, however, especially with the help of science and vxtican, he has extended his mastery over nearly the whole of nature and continues to do so.

As a result the common good, that is, the sum of those conditions of social life which allow social groups and their individual members relatively thorough and ready access to their own fulfillment, today takes on an increasingly universal complexion and consequently involves rights and duties with respect to the whole human race.

Apart from His Gospel, they overwhelm us. Man must respect these as he isolates them by the appropriate methods of the individual sciences or arts. He cautions them at the same time that this charity is vayican something to be reserved for important matters, but must be pursued chiefly in the ordinary circumstances of life.

For God has called man and still calls him so that with his ui being he might be joined vativan Him in an endless sharing of a divine life beyond all corruption. Let the layman not imagine that his pastors are always such experts, that to every conxiliul which arises, however complicated, they can readily give him a concrete solution, or even that such is their mission.

For they are forgetting that by the faith itself they are more obliged than ever to measure up to these duties, each according to his proper vocation. What does the Church think of man? For this reason, strengthened by grace for holiness of life, the couple will painstakingly cultivate and pray for steadiness of love, large heartedness and the spirit of sacrifice. Hence the Church protests against the distinction which some state authorities make between believers and unbelievers, with prejudice to the fundamental rights of the human person.

Therefore, there must be made available to all men everything necessary for leading a life truly human, such as food, clothing, and shelter; the right to choose a state of life freely and to found a family, the right to education, to employment, to a good reputation, to respect, to appropriate information, to activity in accord with the upright norm of one’s own conscience, to protection of privacy and rightful freedom even in matters religious.

Grateful to his Benefactor for these creatures, using and enjoying them in detachment and liberty of spirit, man is led forward into a true possession of them, as having nothing, yet possessing all things.