What has been the life or legacy of the Ad Gentes document since its promulgation?
I think that one of the legacies of the Ad Gentes document is the idea that the missionary zeal which motivated the document is something still needed in the expansion of modern Christianity. The reading of the document is one in which the pressing need is to develop the framework for greater missionary work in both numbers and effectiveness. The mission to bringing the teachings of Christ to more people is something that is embedded in the document and represents its legacy today....
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