preconciliar

preconciliar

(ˌpriːkənˈsɪlɪə)
adj
(Roman Catholic Church) (in the Catholic church) of or pertaining to a period prior to a church council, particularly one of the Vatican Councils
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A traves de la figura heroica de su protagonista en su rebelion contra una jerarquia eclesiastica conservadora, Monsignor Quixote constituye una critica de la opcion de una Iglesia catolica preconciliar y propone un modelo de iglesia mucho mas progresista.
Es, precisamente, en este proceso general de adecuacion al espiritu del Vaticano II en el que debe ser acogida, ante todo, la publicacion de esta nueva constitucion, que busca reemplazar un texto preconciliar desconocedor del <<intenso y fecundo camino que la Iglesia misma ha recorrido>> y que por consiguiente, no corresponde con la realidad actual de este particular sujeto eclesial y de sus instancias, en comparacion con las "nuevas condiciones socio-culturales" (VDq 8).
As to the final Preconciliar Document (PD), (2) one has to acknowledge that it seemed more like a document produced from the top down, lacking the freshness and variety of life of the local churches, at the parish or even the diocesan level.
Among the many Catholics today lacking any personal experience of that era (they are now a large majority), some belong to either one of two mistaken extremes: those who, having nothing positive to say about the preconciliar church, would demolish all that survives from it; and others who hold it up as a model to which we must return, abandoning the erroneous path taken by and since the Council.
He had already begun to distinguish between "graces of contact and graces at a distance" and to ponder the reality of "uncovenanted Christian graces." (19) These are graces, hypothesizes Journet, which reach people in places "where orientation by the Magisterium and sacramental contact cannot penetrate." (20) The rugged religious division between Protestants and Catholics in preconciliar Switzerland may explain why Journet articulated such a broad embrace of grace.
This stage shows the existence of sacred repertoire created by the last plainchant teachers from the preconciliar period.
It is the "outpouring and blossoming" (197) of the preconciliar legacy of Catholic Action, however, that has borne the weight of postconciliar developments.
El Pueblo de Dios no son los <<laicos>> frente al clero, como podria haberse afirmado gustosamente en perspectiva preconciliar, sino que el Pueblo de Dios abarca todos los fieles (14).
Lorenzo Pons (1844-1906) (2): un estudio convenientemente contextualizado, documentado y apologetico, sobre la actuacion del primer obispo de Montevideo, que inauguro el corpus historiografico preconciliar.