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She is Mother of the Church because without her consenting to conceive of Jesus by the Holy Ghost in her womb, Jesus would not have assumed flesh (become man) and founded His Church.
Catechism of the Catholic Church 963 referencing Lumen Gentium 53 says, "She is 'clearly the mother of the members of Christ' . . . since she has by her charity joined in bringing about the birth of believers in the Church, who are members of its head." Lumen Gentium 53 The Virgin Mary, who at the message of the angel received the Word of God in her ...
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