extra ecclesiam nulla salus

  1. Dangers to Faith Within the Church

    Dangers to Faith Within the Church

    In a previous article it was pointed out that Catholics are in great need of a correct knowledge of the meaning of faith, and an attempt was made to explain exactly the nature of the first of the three theological virtues as the Catholic Church understands it. 1 It is very evident that the...
  2. Contemporary Questions About Membership in the Church

    Contemporary Questions About Membership in the Church

    To the man who reads twentieth-century theological literature at all perceptively, it becomes more and more apparent that the central area of interest to the writers of our time is and has been the science of ecclesiology. And, within the area of the tractatus de ecclesia, there is one essential...
  3. Msgr. Vaughan, Outside The Church No Salvation

    Msgr. Vaughan, Outside The Church No Salvation

    Monsignor Vaughan recently treated this subject before the Liverpool Branch of the English Truth Society. He sums up the teaching of the Church on the subject in the following four propositions: “Whether it be a man’s own personal fault or not, it was still true to say there was no greater...
  4. Msgr. Fenton: Extra Ecclesiam Nulla Salus

    Msgr. Fenton: Extra Ecclesiam Nulla Salus

    It is a dogma of divine faith that the Catholic Church is requisite for salvation. It is also perfectly certain that a man who dies as a non-member of the Church can attain to the beatific vision. Theologians have had to keep both these facts in mind in explaining the axiom extra Ecclesiam nulla...
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