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cooperation of the Christian

faithful, 911

collegial and personal nature of

ecclesiastical ministry, 877‑78

as a ministry of service, 876, 894‑95

office of the Ecumenical Council,

884

office of the episcopal college, 883,

885

office of the individual bishops, 886

office of the Supreme Pontiff, 882

pastoral office of Peter, the

apostles, and bishops as the

foundation of the Church, 881

ministry of sanctifying

bishops and priests as stewards,

893, 1118‑20

God sanctifies in Christ, 790, 805,

947, 1076, 1082, 1084, 1110‑12

means of sanctifying, 893

ministry of the word, 2031, 2038

prayer, 2558, 2655

mystery of the Church

the Body of Christ, 787‑96

foundation of the truth, 171

guardian of the deposit of faith, 171

historical and spiritual reality,

770‑71

kingdom of priests for God, 1546,

1591

Mother and Teacher, 2030‑46

place where each Christian fulfills

his vocation, 2030

place where we know the Holy

Spirit, 688

reconciled world, 845

and sacrament, 774‑76

sacrament of the mission of Christ

and the Holy Spirit, 738

seed and beginning of the

Kingdom of God, 541

sign of heavenly Jerusalem, 117

spouse of Christ, 796

temple of the Holy Spirit, 797‑98

in the union of men with God,

772‑73

universal sacrament of salvation,

849

offices of the Church

accomplishing the Church’s

mission in the world, 767,

2044‑45

accomplishing evangelization and

catechesis, 7

being an example of Christian

holiness, 2030

being the people of God, 781‑86

concern with the temporal aspects

of the common good, 2420

conversion as an uninterrupted

duty, 1428

forgiving sins, 827, 979‑83, 1442,

1478

guarding the deposit of faith, 84,

97, 175

preserving apostolic preaching in a

continuous line of succession,

77

proclaiming the Paschal mystery,

571

professing the faith, 172‑75

professing faith in Christ’s

kingship, 2105

professing faith in one God, the

Father, the Son, and the Holy

Spirit, 152, 258, 738

safeguarding the faith, 168, 171, 173

sanctifying men, 824

serving God, 783‑86

teaching

authority of the Ecumenical

Council, 891

authority of the episcopal

college and the Supreme

Pontiff, 891, 2035

authority extended to natural

law, 2036

catechesis and preaching, 2033

the Church, Mother, and

Teacher, 2030‑46

lay faithful in the ministry of

teaching, 906

Magisterium of the Church,

85‑87 (

see also

Magisterium)

ministry of teaching as the

service of the word of God,

86

necessity of teaching in the

faith, 2037

proclaiming salvation, 2032

significance of the term

“teaching office,” 890

social doctrine, 2419‑25

Supreme Pontiff and the

bishops as authentic

teachers, 888, 2034