Catholicity


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the beliefs and practices of a Catholic Church

the quality of being universal

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Moving away from claims of catholicity and universality, this period highlights a turn towards black nationalism expressed in the Black Power Movement and Black Arts Movement (BAM) of the 1960s.
The author explores the challenge of "catholicity" of the church in the context of contemporary South African church history with its collective memory heavily charged by politicized ethnic diversity.
His argument emanates both from the earliest description of the church as catholic and four marks of a qualitative catholicity found within Ignatius of Antioch's writings to the Smyrneans.
The beauty of catholicity is that we, as a church, hope and pray that this works by sign rather than by decree.
An Ecumenicity Based in the Catholicity of the Church
"Katholikos, a substantive that is best rendered 'catholicity' in English, ...
I deeply appreciate its distinction that, on the one hand, "Legitimate diversity is not accidental to the life of the Christian community but is rather an aspect of its catholicity, a quality that reflects the fact that it is part of the Father's design that salvation in Christ be incarnational and thus 'take flesh' among the various peoples to whom the Gospel is proclaimed." (5) On the other hand, illegitimate diversity arises when "[t]he essential catholicity of the Church is undermined when cultural and other differences are allowed to develop into division." (6)
Distinguishing "catholicity" from presumptions to "totality," S.
However, the catholicity of Tevis's interest means she does not always bring multiple strands together convincingly.
The Muslim Council's contribution to our national life is also marked by the "catholicity" of its annual awards, which this year included Baroness Jenny Randerson, Julie Morgan MP, Aled Edwards, Chief Executive of Churches Together, Cytun, and the BBC presenter, Jason Mohammed.
Fragmented Catholicity and Social Cohesion: Faith Schools in a Plural Society by Ann Casson presents an excellent study highlighting key aspects of how students are developing Catholic identity.
I think that its two chief features are substantive multipolarity and methodological catholicity.
The Catholicity of Reason is a recommendation not for casual Christian collections but for those appealing to scholarly readers, and offers an argument that maintains that reason is a foundation requirement to remaining open to both God and spiritual thought.
I willingly admit that I made many mistakes; but I regard as the greatest of all the mistakes into which I fell through the last three or four years that I published my Review, that of holding back the stronger points of the Catholic Faith, on which I had previously insisted; of labouring to present Catholicity in a form as little repulsive to my non-Catholic countrymen as possible; and of insisting on only the minimum of Catholicity, or what had been expressly defined by the Holy See, or a general council.