The recent Vatican document Dominus Iesus, released on September 5, has whipped up a storm of controversy that has not yet subsided (see "Rome & Relativism," Commonweal, October 20). Although the text reaffirms Catholicism’s belief in the uniqueness and completeness of God’s revelation in Jesus Christ, its approach to other religions and its judgment of certain other churches as "gravely deficient" have raised concerns over its tone...
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