the same canonicity as the books contained in the Hebrew Canon.
the original text.
the Liturgy should be in the tongue understood by the people.
VI. Salvation cannot be merited by "merit of condignity," because there is no proportionjustification before God.
between the infinite worth of salvation promised by God and the finite worth of man's works.
sanctorum," i.e., that the overflowing merits of the Saints can be transferred to others, either by the rulers of the Church, or by the authors of the good works themselves, is untenable.
century, and then was received into the general teaching of the Church, not as a tradition coming down from the Apostles or from the earliest of times, but as the result of theological speculation.
2) Catholic theologians acknowledge, and we acknowledge with them, that Baptism and the
Eucharist are "principalia, praecipus, eximia salutis nostrae sacramenta."
tradition, i.e. the unbroken transmission partly oral, partly in writing of the doctrine delivered by Christ and the Apostles is an authoritative source of teaching for all successive generations of Christians. This tradition is partly to be found in the consensus of the great ecclesiastical bodies standing in historical continuity with the primitive Church, partly to be gathered by scientific method from the written documents of all centuries.
maintained unbroken the Episcopal succession.
being contrary to the tradition of the first thirteen centuries, according to which Christ alone is conceived without sin.
the exercise of the power of the keys, has come down to us from the primitive Church, and that, purged from abuses and free from constraint, it should be preserved in the Church.
down of a richer outpouring of Christ's grace upon them, has come down to us from the primitive Church, and is to be preserved in the Church.
the propitiatory sacrifice offered once forever by Christ upon the cross; but its sacrificial character consists in this, that it is the permanent memorial of it, and a representation and presentation on earth of that one oblation of Christ for the salvation of redeemed mankind, which according to the Epistle to the Hebrews (9:11,12), is continuously presented in heaven by Christ, who now appears in the presence of God for us (9:24).
2) While this is the character of the Eucharist in reference to the sacrifice of Christ, it is also
a sacred feast, wherein the faithful, receiving the Body and Blood of our Lord, have communion one with another (I Cor. 10:17).