Religion: New Mary Dogma

The "Personal Corporeal Presence of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Heaven" is the name of a new dogma which, it is confidently said, and equally confidently denied, Pope Pius XI will promulgate this year. This dogma would raise the Blessed Virgin to an even higher place in Catholic thought than she now occupies. According to one view, it will establish her on the throne of Heaven equal with God the Father, Son and Holy Ghost.

World-wide opposition is expected. Half the cardinals are opposed to the promulgation of the dogma, as are the...

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