YSD 9352: Mission and Ecumenism

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Credits 3
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A study of what is the Church’s mission and its why, who and where based upon the three major Catholic documents concerning mission of the last century (Vatican II’s Decree on the Missionary Activity of the Church; Paul VI’s On Evangelization in the Modern World; and John Paul II’s On the Permanent Validity of the Church’s Missionary Mandate). Investigation of the binding nature and purpose of Church ecumenism based upon Vatican II’s Decree on Ecumenism and John Paul II’s On Commitment to Ecumenism with a view to the guiding concept of communio in current ecumenical dialogue.