PEMAHAMAN UMAT KATOLIK MADIUN TERHADAP KONSTITUSI GAUDIUM ET SPES DALAM KEHIDUPAN POLITIK PRAKTIS

  • Mr Kasimirus STKIP Widya Yuwana
  • Agustinus Wisnu Dewantara STKIP Widya Yuwana
Keywords: Gaudium et Spes, Politics Praxis, Catholics

Abstract

Apolitical praxis has been grown widely. Being a qualified Catholic politician is a fundamental matter because it serves as a mediator between Church and state. A Catholic politician comprhensive understanding’son GS is one of parameters for a qualification to involve in social and political practices. The research was designed to answer some fundamental guestions as the following: How far the Catholics in Madiun understand about the document of GS on political praxis? This research conducted by using a qualitative method. The results of research showed that 100% respondents were knowing about GS, although some of them did not deeply knowing. Respondents then disclosed that the contents of GS was related to both divine and human vocation to participate and being responsible in social and political life for human well-being (62,5%). According to respondents, bonum commune was main goal of the Catholic Church’s involvement in social and political praxices (75%). The result all of research showed that the formation for social and political addres can be be started from the familly pastoral ministry, and to introduce such Christian social and political values for Catholic faithful started from the early ages.

Published
2020-09-22
Section
Articles