Nicene Creed

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Nicene Creed:

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[Lat. credo=I believe], summary of basic doctrines of faith. The following are historically important Christian creeds.

1 The Nicene Creed, beginning, "I believe in one God the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and
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The new translation of the Mass texts include a new English rendition of the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed.
Bishop Pierre Duprey has noted that the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed expresses the heart of the Christian faith in a short and powerful resume of the history of salvation and was described as the "firm and unique foundation" by the Council of Trent.
It was with those perspectives that the Faith and Order Commission had earlier embarked on the study that resulted in the volume, Confessing the One Faith: An Ecumenical Explication of the Apostolic Faith As It Is Confessed in the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed (381).
Therefore, there now appears to be a growing conviction and even consensus that the fundamental ecumenical questions are theological and that it is only when we can say together "We believe", in the opening words of the Nicene-Constantinopolitan creed, that we can be confident that we know the limits of the Christian confession.
The original version of the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed that was affirmed by the Council of Constantinople in 381 C.
The Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed (elaborated in 325 and 381) states that the church is "one, holy, catholic and apostolic".
For this reason, the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed became the symbol of faith of the Orthodox Church.
Specifically suggested was a gathering of the heads of all these churches, who would confess together the common apostolic faith according to the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed as an affirmation of the unity which has been discovered and embraced again during this last century of the second millennium.
That ecclesial dynamic can be expressed in ecclesiological categories drawn from the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed and accepted as part of a shared ecumenical possession.
Luther assumes the relationship of the Rule and the Apostles' and Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creeds.