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The Sisters of St. Joseph invite you to a thought-provoking social evening for young adults (19-39yrs) where a speaker provides opportunity for discussion.
Speaker: Darren Dias, Dominican Priest & Doctoral Student
Title: No Salvation Outside the Church? A Vatican II Response
Friar Darren Dias, O.P.
Darren Dias is a friar of the Order of Preachers (Dominicans) of the province of St-Dominique du Canada. He is pursuing a doctorate in systematic theology at the University of St. Michael's College, Toronto, in the area of the Trinity and religious diversity using the thought of Canadian theologian-philosopher Bernard Lonergan. In addition to occasional weekend ministry, Darren sits on the boards of the University of St. Michael's College, Catholic Cross Cultural Services and the Society of Sharing and has lectured at St. Mike's faculty of theology and the Dominican College of Ottawa. He makes time to consume pop culture and download music to his ipod.
No Salvation outside the Church? A Vatican II Response:
The phrase "outside the Church no salvation" was in use from the 5th century until the mid-20 th century. It marked the Church's approach to non-Christian religions for centuries. Yet the phrase is totally absent from the Vatican II documents and post-Vatican II literature. What does this mean for a contemporary Roman Catholic approach to the religiously other? This talk explores the history of the phrase "outside the Church no salvation" and the new orientations set by Vatican II.
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