Religion: Queen of Heaven

Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for its sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen. The rosary slips through fingers. Mary. Queen of Heaven, stands radiant, "clothed with the sun, the moon under her feet, on her head a crown of twelve stars." Ora pro nobis goes the cry, through centuries. Grateful millions venerate the Blessed Virgin, this year especially, for they celebrate the 1,500th anniversary of the dogmatic, final declaration, by the Church, that Mary was the veritable Mother of God.

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