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Pope firm on Mary doctrines in letter

Pope John Paul, in an encyclical issued Wednesday, reaffirmed Roman Catholic doctrines on the immaculate conception of Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ; her virgin birth, and assumption to heaven – teachings some Protestants say block Christian unity.

But the Pope said in the 114-page encyclical that Christians should find in Mary a source of unity rather than a cause of division.

The encyclical, a pastoral letter addressed by a pope to the entire Roman Catholic church, is the sixth since Pope John Paul’s election in 1978.
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Posted: March 26, 1987 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6399
Categories: NewsIn this article: doctrine, encyclicals, John Paul II, Mary
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Pope Urges Christian Unity in Devotion to Mary

by Don A. Schanche, Los Angeles Times In an important letter on the Virgin Mary, Pope John Paul II on Wednesday appealed to Christian churches in the East and West, and particularly in the Soviet Union, to seek unity in common devotion to the mother of Jesus Christ. It was only John Paul’s sixth encyclical-as
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Posted: March 26, 1987 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6383
Categories: NewsIn this article: encyclicals, John Paul II, Mary
Transmis : 26 mars 1987 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6383
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : encyclicals, John Paul II, Mary