Is there salvation outside the church?


#1

The catechism 832 says "Each particular church is “catholic”’ Does that also include Protestant churches, like Lutheran? Elsewhere, it says “outside the church there is no salvation”. Is this true?


#2

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]Extra ecclesiam nulla salus***
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