We continue on in our look at cooperation in the Decree on the Mission Activity of the Church.
Article 38 is all about the role of the bishop. The decree highlights that the diocesan bishop has an obligation for the salvation of souls that extends beyond their diocesan borders.
Here is the Scripture citation:
And the footnotes:
2. Cf. Dogmatic constitution, “Lumen Gentium,” 23-24.
4. Cf. Pius XII, “Fidei Donum” (AAS 1957, 245-246).
5. Decree “Pastoral Duties of Bishops,” 6.
6. Cf . Pius XII, “Fidei Donum” (AAS 1957, 245) .