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Old 3rd June 2011, 12:06 PM
Ron Conte Ron Conte is offline
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Originally Posted by myLivingBread View Post
1. Mother of God
2. Immaculate Conception
3. Perpetual Virginity
4. Assumption
5. Mother of the Church
6. Co-Redemptrix
7. Co-Mediatrix
8. Queen of Heaven and Earth

Mary's role as co-Redemptrix, Mediatrix, Advocatrix is not a dogma. At best, it is the ordinary teaching of the Magisterium.

3. What will happen to the Christocentricity of the Roman Catholic Church?

6. Does Mariology affects Soteriology, to be general, the salvation of Christians?

Mary's role is always to immerse herself entirely in Christ, to worship Him, and to assist Him in all that He does for our salvation.

II. Partial List of Dogmas about the Virgin Mary

1. Her Immaculate Conception
(Papal Infallibility: 1854 - Pope Pius IX, Ineffabilis Deus)
2. Her Sinless Life: a gift from God distinct from her freedom from original sin
(Tradition and the Universal Magisterium)
3. Her Perpetual Virginity
(Tradition and the Universal Magisterium)
4. Mary as the Mother of God (Theotokos or God-bearer)
(Magisterium: A.D. 431 - Council of Ephesus; 681 - Third Council of Constantinople)
5. Mary as the Spouse of the Holy Spirit
6. Mary as the perfect disciple of Christ
7. Mary as the Mother and figure of the Church
(Scripture: John 19:26-27, and Tradition)
8. Her Participation in the Passion of Christ
(Tradition, Scripture, Magisterium)
9. Her Assumption to Heaven
(Papal Infallibility: 1950 - Pope Pius XII, Munificentissimus Deus)
10. Her Queenship in Heaven
(Tradition: as explained in Ad Caeli Reginam)

III. Partial List of Truths about the Virgin Mary not yet Defined as Dogma

1. Her miraculous virgin conception and miraculous virgin birth
2. Her triune role co-Redemptrix, Mediatrix, Advocatrix
3. Her Death and Resurrection (i.e. her Dormition)
4. Her Return at the Second Coming of Christ
Ron Conte
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