What is the origin and explanation of the Catholic teaching that Mary was and is sinless? [duplicate]
Possible Duplicate: What is the biblical basis for the Immaculate Conception? I saw on another post where someone indicated that the Catholic church teaches that Mary was, in fact, sinless ...
Science says it is impossible for a woman to conceive a child without the sperm of a man. I have seen Christians just gloss over this, romanticize about it, make it fairy tale or flat out deny it. ...
Christian religions constantly remind us that Mary was "forever virgin". So why doesn't the Bible tell us that Jesus was also a virgin?
It's common knowledge that Roman Catholics and Eastern Orthodoxy have the doctrine of the perpetual virginity of Mary. Protestants generally don't have that belief. Less known is that Zwingli and ...
This is particularly confusing and the wikipedia entry is not helpful. I've worn a scapular since going to World Youth Day in 2005, but I've never asked a priest to consecrate my devotion. The ...
In praying the "Hail Holy Queen" at the end of the Rosary with my Parish, there is a bit strangeness in the terms used. For one, some people say Mourning and weeping in this vale of tears and ...
I was readIng an ad for a movie about blessed Duns Scotus which said he was debated and won against the Dominicans in the 13th century about the special privilege given to Mary, her Immaculate ...