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Encyclopedia > Henri de Lubac

Henri de Lubac (February 20, 1896-September 4, 1991), a French Jesuit, can be considered to be one of the most influential theologians of post-modern time. His writings and doctrinal research played a key role in the shaping of the Second Vatican Council. February 20 is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1896 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Second Vatican Council, or Vatican II, was an Ecumenical Council of the Roman Catholic Church opened under Pope John XXIII in 1962 and closed under Pope Paul VI in 1965. ...


He joined the Society of Jesus in Lyon on October 9, 1913, and was ordained a priest in 1927. He was a professor in Lyon from 1929 to 1961 except during World War II, when he was forced underground because of his activities with the French Resistance. The Society of Jesus — also known by its Latin name Societas Iesu or its English variant Jesuit Order — is a Christian religious order of the Roman Catholic Church in direct service to the Pope. ... City motto: Avant, avant, Lion le melhor. ... October 9 is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in Leap years). ... 1913 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... This article is about the sacrament. ... Roman Catholic priest LCDR Allen R. Kuss (USN) aboard USS Enterprise A priest or priestess is a holy man or woman who takes an officiating role in worship of any religion, with the distinguishing characteristic of offering sacrifices. ... 1927 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1961 (As MAD Magazine pointed out on its first cover for the year) was the first upside-down year—i. ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ...


In 1969 Pope Paul VI, an admirer of de Lubac's works, proposed to make him a Cardinal, but de Lubac refused,believing Pope John XXIII's 1962 requirement that all cardinals be bishops was "an abuse of an apostolic office". Paul VI instead elevated de Lubac's junior colleague Jean Danielou in that consistory, having committed to grant the cardinalate to a Jesuit theologian, but in 1983 Pope John Paul II offered de Lubac the cardinalate again,this time with exemption from being consecrated a bishop,and de Lubac accepted. At his death he was the oldest living Cardinal. 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... His Holiness Pope Paul VI, born Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini (September 26, 1897 – August 6, 1978), reigned as Pope and as sovereign of the Vatican City from 1963 to 1978. ... A cardinal is a senior ecclesiastical official in the Roman Catholic Church, ranking just below the Pope and appointed by him as a member of the College of Cardinals, during a consistory. ... The Blessed Pope John XXIII, born Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli (November 25, 1881–June 3, 1963), reigned as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church and sovereign of Vatican City from October 28, 1958 until his death in 1963. ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... A consistory is a formal meeting of the College of Cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church. ... 1983 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... His Holiness Pope John Paul II (Latin: ), born Karol Józef Wojtyła [1] (May 18, 1920 – April 2, 2005), reigned as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church and sovereign of Vatican City for almost 27 years, from 16 October 1978 until his death. ...


 
 

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