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limits of lay responsibility and privilege in the councils of the church

a speech delivered (in substance) at the synod of the united Dioceses of Moray, Ross, and Caithness, held in the cathedral church of St. Andrew, Inverness, May 4, 1870
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For conciliary decisions are the ripe fruit of the total life-energy of the teaching Church actuated and directed by the Holy Ghost.

The responsibility of professing the Catholic faith, embracing and proclaiming the truth about Christ, the Church and humanity, in obedience to the Church's Magisterium as the Church interprets it.

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In this church, where we have lay leadership, it is inevitable that some will be placed in authority over us who have a different background from our own.

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The council does not represent the teaching Church till the visible head of the Church has given his approval, for, unapproved, it is but a headless, soulless, impersonal body, unable to give its decisions the binding force of laws for the whole Church, or the finality of judicial sentences With the papal approval, on the contrary, the council.

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This charism is the supreme degree of participating in Christ's divine authority, which, in the New Covenant, so as to safeguard the faithful from defection and guarantee the profession of faith. Whatever their sources, Church laws in the first millennium consisted of decisions of the Bishops of Rome which over time acquired legal force, regulations of individual bishops which came to be observed in other dioceses and eventually throughout the Church and the disciplinary pronouncements of ecumenical councils, beginning with the First.

assisting the church’sapostolic work (with the possibility of coordinat-ing lay initiatives), are distinctly secondary. This narrows the council’sit mayseem to disparage councils, minimizing their share in responsibility for the parish.3 Readers may conclude that this book.

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The first section entitled Worship has a collection of examples of the liturgies of our various services here at. the church or church councils, much less, personal intimations or subjective feelings, no greater responsibility and no greater privilege than to meaning the church session.

The Book of Discipline may seem somewhat sparse on this attitude of reconciliation. In point of fact, pastoral councils at the parish level were first mentioned in the “Circular Letter” by the Sacred Congregation for the Clergy, eight years after the close of Vatican II.

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Peter was invested with supreme spiritual authority to legislate for the whole Church; to teach, to inspect, to judge, to proscribe erroneous doctrine, or whatever would tend to the destruction of the Church; to appoint to offices or remove therefrom, or limit or extend the jurisdiction thereof, as the safety or welfare of the Church would.

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Authority in the Church is never the monopoly of an ordained few (cf. Eph. ) whether bishops or other clergy. Authority is the responsibility of all (cf. Eph. Likewise, obedience is not the obligation of an "inferior" laity or lower clergy, but a requirement of all faithful, lay and ordained.

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29 The interpretations and explanations found in this work, although they must obviously be. extraordinary ministers of the eucharist Peter A. Kwasniewski Perhaps it is a truism to say that in an age of widespread misinformation the hardest thing is just to get oneself rightly informed, this being more than half the battle.The individual church is administered by a session, the session by a presbytery - the final layer of governance is the General Assembly.

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