They recognize themselves as forgiven sinners, they freely offer forgiveness, and they live giving witness to
their effective conviction that the evil found in the world will never have the last word.
Giving witness to
the values of the Gospel they attest to the existence of the shared spiritual foundations of human coexistence.
They are called cowards hiding their Christian identity and afraid of giving witness to
He has succeeded in giving witness to
the tradition of the Catholic faith in all its depth and beauty.
In this regard, Reynolds offers six criteria through which such open dialogue is facilitated: listening attentively, discovering value, appreciating value, being challenged and changed by the dialogue, and yet continually giving witness to
one's own standpoint (p.
For Baptists to have a missions future, they must recognize that missions is the activity of marginal people, living in distinction from their culture and giving witness to
the gospel as the ultimate power.
His is a wonderful story of a missionary love giving witness to
Jesus among peoples who are not yet believers of the Christian faith and in the power of the Gospel.
Solidarity with others in giving witness to
Jesus Christ is the key to holiness in the new millennium.
Aquinas answers that one may die for the faith in the broad sense of giving witness to
the truth that the faith encompasses.
In the end, the engine block goes its functional finite way; the other becomes infinite, defining space, involving us in the shared experience with the sculptor's art, giving witness to
the quality and character of our time, testimony to how we see ourselves in our society.
The note responded, "Though Christian participation in interreligious dialogue would not normally include an explicit invitation to baptism and entrance into the church, the Christian dialogue partner is always giving witness to
the following of Christ, to which all are implicitly invited."
Peter's Square, the pope described a movement "as a way of being Christian and giving witness to
Christ, which bases its own pedagogical method on a precise charism given to the person of the founder."
* It seems that for the foreseeable future the primary concern of the bishops (like Boston Cardinal Bernard Law) will be to try to minimize the civil liability of the church, and to keep their own miters out of jail, not preaching the gospel or giving witness to
In a joint statement, the Pope and the Catholicos pointed to the need for full communion between Christians, for the sake of carrying out their essential mission, giving witness to
After Bush expressed concern about the stature of the Catholic church in the wake of sex abuse scandals in the United States during a May 28 meeting with the pontiff, the pope, "despite the difficulties of the moment, wanted to express his trust in the spiritual resources of American Catholics committed to giving witness to
gospel values in society," said Joaquin Navarro-Valls, papal spokesman.