"Throughout the years, Protestants have diminished the image. Popes, though, have added to it, proclaiming Mary perpetually virginal, conceived without the original sin of sex and, on her death, assumed bodily into heaven."
Like me you may have been unsure what exactly the "original sin of sex" is. Here is a quiz to test your knowledge:
The original sin of sex means:
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Mary's Vow of Virginity
Homily on Abortion and Homosexuality
Was the Original Sin a "Fall Upward? (Reflection on Bicentennial Man)