Evangelii nuntiandi is an apostolic exhortation issued on 8 December by Pope Paul VI on Overview · Pope: Francis · Hierarchy · History (Timeline); Theology · Liturgy · Sacraments · Mary. Background[show]. Jesus · Crucifixion. authoritative commentators have said: in Evangelii nuntiandi the Pope left, serenely but energetically, a sort of pastoral testament, a summary and synthesis of. A Summary on Evangelii Nuntiandi Pope Paul VI on December wrote to the Episcopate, Clergy and to all the faithful of the entire.

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They are radically opposed to the Church. Other questions will arise, deeper and more demanding ones, questions evoked by this witness which involves presence, sharing, solidarity, and which is an essential element, and generally the first one, in evangelization. From this flows the second conviction: The Successor of Peter is thus, by the will of Christ, entrusted with the preeminent ministry of teaching the revealed truth.

Such attention is indispensable and urgent.

Why are they in our midst? Consequently evangelization cannot but include the prophetic proclamation of a hereafter, man’s profound and definitive calling, in both continuity and discontinuity with the present situation: The second sphere is that of those who do not practice.

And, as we said at the end of the last Synod, they will be a hope for the universal Church to the extent: The last Council has in this sense affirmed the legitimate autonomy of culture and particularly of the sciences. New forms of atheism seem to flow from it: All of this is begun during the life of Christ and definitively accomplished by His death and resurrection. The whole Church therefore is called upon to evangelize, and yet within her we have different evangelizing tasks nuntiando accomplish.

Catholics Home for Christmas. But at a time when the liturgy renewed by the Council has given greatly increased value to the Liturgy of the Word, it would be a mistake not to see in the homily an important and very evaangelii instrument of evangelization.

All these realities, not just. From the just Abel right ssummary the last of the elect,[85] “indeed to the ends of the earth,[86] “to the end of time. What we have just recalled comes out more than once in the Synod debates.


As an evangelizer, Christ first of all proclaims a kingdom, the kingdom of God; and this is so important that, by comparison, everything else becomes “the rest,” which is “given in addition. And He has commanded us to transmit this revelation to others with His own authority.

Thanks to their consecration they are eminently willing and free to leave everything and to go and proclaim the Gospel even to the ends of the earth.

But, as a result of the frequent situations of dechristianization in our day, it also proves equally necessary for innumerable people who have been baptized but who live quite outside Christian life, for simple people who have a certain faith but an imperfect knowledge of the foundations of that faith, for intellectuals who feel the need to know Jesus Christ in a light different from the instruction they received as children, and for many others.

Some Anthropological Implications 4. She would have no more authority to proclaim freedom as in the name of God.

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Day by day the Lord added to their community those destined to be saved. The world which, paradoxically, despite innumerable signs of the denial of God, is nevertheless searching for Him in unexpected ways and painfully experiencing the need of Him- the world is calling for evangelizers to speak to it of a God whom the evangelists themselves should know and be familiar with as if they could see the invisible. In union with the Successor of Peter, the bishops, who are successors of the apostles, receive through the power of their episcopal ordination the authority to teach the revealed truth in the Church.

Besides, it is added, why proclaim the Gospel when the whole world is saved by uprightness of heart?

A summary on evangelii nuntiandi

The first section highlights the connection between Christ the evangelizer and his Church which imitates his example. It is not by chance that the great inauguration of evangelization took place on the morning of Pentecost, under the inspiration of the Spirit. Lay people, whose particular vocation places them in the midst of the world and in charge of the most varied temporal tasks, must for this very reason exercise a very special form of evangelization.


Without this mark of holiness, our word will have difficulty in touching the heart of modern man. They also include links in the theological order, since one cannot dissociate the plan of creation from the plan of Redemption.

The seventh, simmary last, section considers the Spirit of evangelization. Others have argued that conversion to Christ should not be promoted because it is possible for people to be saved without explicit faith in Christ or formal incorporation in the Church.

The Vatican-The Holy See. For this reason the duty of confirming the brethren – a duty which with the office of being the Successor of Peter[1] we have received nuntianxi the Lord, and which is for us a “daily preoccupation,”[2] a program of life and action, and a fundamental commitment of our Pontificate – seems to us all the more noble and necessary when it is a matter of encouraging our brethren in their mission as evangelizers, in order that, in this time of uncertainty and confusion, they may accomplish this task with ever increasing love, zeal and joy.

We pastors nunriandi therefore invited to take note of this duty, more than any other members of the Church.

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We wish to speak about what today is often called popular religiosity. And all the aspects of His mystery – the Incarnation itself, His miracles, His teaching, the gathering together of the disciples, the sending out of the Twelve, the cross and the resurrection, the permanence of His presence in the midst of His own – were components of His evangelizing activity.

Despite such adversities, the Church constantly renews her deepest inspiration, that which comes to her directly from the Lord: