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Is the Virgin Mary being sidelined by Rome?

2 April 2022

9:00 AM

2 April 2022

9:00 AM

Mary, Founder of Christianity Chris Maunder

Oneworld, pp.288, 18.99

The Catholic church has always venerated Mary (‘Mother of God’) above other saints. But in recent years there has been a slight (a very slight) cooling in the church with regard to the inclusion of Mary in the liturgy of the mass. It’s been an English custom since medieval times to recite a Hail Mary (a verse of the rosary – the traditional Marian prayer) at the end of the ‘Prayers of the Faithful’ – the sequence of introductory prayers in the main body of the service.

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