Augsburg Confession

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Noun1.Augsburg Confession - the document drawn up in 1555 to defend the catholicity of Lutheran doctrine and to justify innovations in Lutheran practice; is still in effect today
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For example, Confessio Augustana V has been explained as supporting the divine institution of the ministry.
Augsburger Bekenntnis (Confessio Augustana)>>, en TRE 4 (1979) 616-628.
Peters, C., <<Augsburger Bekenntnis (Confessio Augustana)>>, en RGG4 1 (1998) 953-956; Lohse, B., <<Augsburger Bekenntnis, Confutado und Apologie.
raises the corollary question whether the Confessio Augustana can be
Im Schatten der Confessio Augustana, a collection of essays which grew out of a colloquium held at the University of Augsburg in 1994, investigates a number of subjects relevant to the Diet of Augsburg (1530).
His first attempt, however, of sending an official letter and a Greek translation of the Confessio Augustana in an Orthodox theological idiom to the Ecumenical Patriarch Joasaph II, "the Magnificent," in 1559 failed, since no response was ever sent from the Orthodox side.
Zvgomalas [1544-1607] and others), responded warmly to this new challenge by setting out the Orthodox position on the articles of the Confessio Augustana, based on the Church Fathers and the ecclesial tradition.
<<Prognosen fur die Zukunft des Okumenismus>> (1977) contiene una conferencia mantenida el ano anterior en Graz (Austria), en la que Ratzinger proponia algunas pistas para el dialogo ecumenico: recuperar la unidad entre sacramento y orden juridico, profundizar en el problema del ministerio y retomar el modo de ejercicio del primado petrino, tal como fue ejercido en el primer milenio de la Iglesia y, en fin, el papel ecumenico de la Confessio augustana (1530).
Given the centuries of Lutheran-Roman Catholic polemics about justification, it was a remarkable, if not providential, achievement of ecumenical dialogue that, on October 31, 1999, official representatives of the Lutheran World Federation and the Roman Catholic Church formally signed a Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification in Augsburg, a German city long associated with the primary Lutheran confession of faith: Confessio Augustana (1530).
El luteranismo clasico no las ve en la misma linea de necesidad que el evangelio y los sacramentos propuestos por la Confessio augustana. Ademas, insisten --entre otras diferencias doctrinales-- en el ministerio unico y en la indiferenciacion entre episcopado y presbiterado.
The solid foundation established in the "Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification" may provide both the basis for and model of such transformation, which could result in a signing celebration to recognize the Confessio Augustana (CA) as an authentic confession of the catholic faith in C.E.