FILIOQUE CLAUSE: proceeds from the Father or proceeds from the Father THROUGH the Son???

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

‎"When we pray to "our" Father, we personally address the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. By doing so we do not divide the Godhead, since the Father is its "source and origin," but rather confess that the Son is eternally begotten by him and the Holy Spirit proceeds from him. We are not confusing the persons, for we confess that our communion is with the Father and his Son, Jesus Christ, in their one Holy Spirit. The Holy Trinity is consubstantial and indivisible. When we pray to the Father, we adore and glorify him together with the Son and the Holy Spirit." (Catechism of the Catholic Church, #2789)

Indeed it has been said right!!!!! both of the formula are indeed valid at all. There is no such as Double Procession but a Single one, knowing that the Father and the Son are indeed one cause they are only separated as Persons with the Holy Spirit in the Holy Trinity, but One God, as it was expressed to the Athanasian Creed, in the Union of Brest in 1595 it is also accepted that the Holy Spirit proceeds from the Father through the Son, though they do not use "Filioque" in the Liturgies, but they accept not only in the Liturgy but as a Dogmatic teaching from the Catholic Church.


Anonymous,  May 31, 2011 at 8:50 PM  

The Latin version (with the filioque) asserts the consubstantiality of the Trinity. The Greek version asserts the monarchy of the Father. :)

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