The delicate topic of interreligious dialogue certainly implies important nuances. A partially presented truth, or a truth presented in a somewhat distorted manner may easily lead to indifferentism, according to which all religions would be considered as paths leading toward God, mutually complementing one another. Within this perspective, what necessity would we have of Jesus Christ and the Church for salvation? Is something lacking to the Spouse of Christ that she needs to receive from other religions? Let’s take a look at what Francis and the Magisterium say about this. ..Read more…
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4 thoughts on “Treasures for Christians in other religions?”
According to Paul VI, Hinduism and Buddhism are treasures of Asia.
The Catechism of the Catholic Church is very clear when it says – The first commandment forbids honoring gods other than the one Lord who has revealed himself to his people. It proscribes superstition and irreligion.
There will be no other God…nor was there from eternity any other existing …but He who made and disposed all this universe. Nor do we think that there is one God for us [Christians], another for you [Jews], but that He alone is God who led your fathers out from Egypt with a strong hand and a high arm. Nor have we trusted in any other (for there is no other), but in Him in whom you also have trusted, the God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob.
— Justin Martyr
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