Colloquia Theologica Ottoniana (Jan 2013)

Katechizm Kościoła Katolickiego ostatnim z dokumentów odnowy soborowej

  • Andrzej Offmański

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Vol. 1


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The Second Vatican Council did not pay in full any instrument of catechesis, as it took place at the Council of Trent and Vatican I but many are expressed in the constitutions and decrees were the inspiration for catechetical renewal that Pope Paul VI called “green branch of a tree, which is Church”. The next Synod of Bishops in Rome were devoted to the issue of evangelization and catechesis in a changing world, and they issued the apostolic exhortations outlined principles of dynamic development of these processes. Bowing to the demands of the fathers of the Synod of 1983 on the development of the Catechism of the Church, John Paul II appointed editorial team, which, under the direction of Cardinal. J. Ratzinger, developed and the 30th anniversary of the Council issued the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Under the infl uence of inspiration and achievement preachers council and the catechism of the anthropological orientation Catechism was that on the day of promulgation of the pope declared one of the “most important events of modern history of the Church”. It quickly became a best-seller in many countries around the world and also a summary of the renewal of the Church of the twentieth century.