Thursday, November 11, 2010

Pope Benedict releases post-synodal apostolic exhortation: Verbum Domini

From Catholic Culture:

Pope Benedict has issued the post-synodal apostolic exhortation Verbum Domini [The Word of the Lord], the most important Church document devoted to Sacred Scripture since the Second Vatican Council’s Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation (Dei Verbum), which was promulgated in 1965.

The publication of Verbum Domini follows the twelfth ordinary general assembly of the Synod Of Bishops, which took place in 2008 and was devoted to “The Word of God in the Life and the Mission of the Church.”

The document, though released on November 11, is dated September 30, the memorial of St. Jerome. The full text was made public in Latin, Italian, English, French., Spanish, German, Portuguese and Polish
Continue reading: Pope Benedict issues major document on Sacred Scripture at Catholic Culture (contains link to original at Holy See and many other related reference links)

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