A Neglected Opportunity
Robert Hart on the Criticisms of Dominus Iesus
In the Fall of 2000, the document Dominus Iesus: On the Unicity and Salvific Universality of Jesus Christ and the Church was put out by the Vatican to make it clear that sound doctrine is not superseded by the passing of time and that eternal verities are not subject to any essential change simply because mankind, including the Church, experiences the increase of knowledge. Among the eternal verities, it included, much to the indignation of some other Christians and the press, the claims of the Roman Catholic Church.
I am an Anglican priest, not a Roman Catholic, and when I first read the news reports, I was sure that the Vatican had gone m . . .