Council of Toledo (693)…

…judges Francis’ idea that Christ was stained by sin

  • …and He died without sin as a sacrifice for our sin

In this form of assumed human nature we believe according to the truth of the Gospels that He was conceived without sin, born without sin, and died without sin, who alone for us became sin (2Cor 5:21), that is, a sacrifice for our sin. And yet He endured His passion without detriment to His divinity, for our sins, and condemned to death and to the cross, He accepted the true death of the body; also on the third day, restored by His own power, He arose from the grave. (Denzinger-Hünermann 539. Council of Toledo XI, Creed of Faith, November 7, 675)

…judges Francis’ idea on the immortality of the soul

  • We will receive either the kingdom of eternal blessedness or the sentence of perpetual condemnation

Giving us an example with his resurrection, that we shall live as He, who after two days on the third resurrected living from among the dead, in this way we also at the end of this age believe that we shall resurrect in all places, not with a ethereal figure, or among the shadows as an illusionary vision, as the condemnable opinion of some affirmed [against the patriarch Eutiquio of Constantinople; cf. Gregory I the Great, Moralia XIV 56, no. 72], but within the substance of true flesh, in which now we exist and live, and at the hour of judgment presenting ourselves before Christ and his holy angels, each one will give an account (2Cor 5: 10) of that which pertains to his own body – as he proceeded; well or badly – to receive from Him either the kingdom of eternal bliss for his own actions or the sentence of perpetual condemnation for his crimes. (Denzinger-Hünermann 574. Sergius I. Council of Toledo XVI, May, 693, Profession of Faith, no. 35)

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