Romano Amerio was a Roman Catholic theologian and a late critic of post- Conciliar evolutions in liturgy and ecclesiology. His magnum opus is Iota Unum. Iota Unum: A Study of the Changes in the Catholic Church in the 20th Century by Professor Romano Amerio. 5 Jul the English translation of Iota Unum, the seminal work of Romano Amerio, is available online. Iota Unum is a ruthless analysis of what has.

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The effect of this shift in teaching is ecumenism as a unity sought rather than a pre-existing Catholic unity to be communicated to those who do not yet have it.

Amerio was also opposed to liturgical creativityand his ormano on this issue was essentially in line with the encyclical Mediator Dei of Pius XII, which precisely held that liturgy was a cultusand not so much a self-celebration. Consequences of breaking the legal framework.

Expectations concerning the Council. Attempts to ioya the Catholic priesthood. Yes and no in the post-conciliar Church. In the afterword, Radaelli demonstrates this in an irrefutable way. But for official Catholic bodies and Church authorities it was taboo, as of course it was for its adversaries.

Many of the variations analyzed in “Iota unum” — although just one of them would suffice, one “iota,” according to Matthew 5: Tradition refuses to submit to the small and arrogant oligarchy of those who merely happen to be walking about. Life in itself is not a ladder; it is a see-saw.


Kevin Estabrook marked it as to-read Apr 01, The Secretariat for Non-Believers. The Church of Paul VI. Leaving the Council behind.

Iota Unum: A Study of Changes in the Catholic Church in the Twentieth Century

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Why casuistry did not create a crisis in the Church. If you like what you read on Catholicism. At variance with these traditional conceptions, according to the peritus -philosopher, is the new teaching:. At the top of the page, a detail from the mosaics in the basilica of Saint Mary Major, Rome, fifth century, depicting the heavenly Jerusalem. And Amerio does this by developing a “model of continuity” with Tradition, of ordered and therefore perfect obedience to the pope, of intimate adherence to the immediate rule of the faith, which would seem to clarify in full the correct understanding of that “hermeneutics of continuity” called for by Benedict XVI in his address to the Roman curia on December 22,in order to stay safely on the path of reason, which is to say on the path of salvation, or on the path of the Church in pursuit of life.

Romano Amerio

Thus Caritas in Veritatea encyclical dedicated to Charity and Truth, explores ideas and concepts that were at the very heart of Amerio’s theological and philosophical career. The author of the second is Monsignor Brunero Gherardini, amerko, a former dean of the theology faculty of the Pontifical Lateran University and director of the magazine “Divinitas. Depth of the change. This does not change the fact that the state of the Church as described by Amerio is anything but unuum.


On the moral law of marriage. Synthesis of the council in the closing speech of the fourth session. Critique of the denigration of the Church. Papal action at Vatican II. Amerio wrote a piece of journalism that has long been out of favor because it was only published by Angelus Press.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Further admissions of a crisis. Maria marked it as to-read Oct 19, In the conciliar decree Unitatis Redintegratiothe Instruction of is never mentioned, and the word return, reditusnever occurs.

Critique of the reform of the Holy Office.

Grand Returns. “Iota unum” and “Stat veritas” by Romano Amerio

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The principle of independence. Markku Siira marked it as to-read Mar ameroo, Come, Pray The Rosary! Paul Robinson rated it it was amazing Jul 31,