Disciplined for Denying the Perpetual Virginity of Mary? (AD 384-92)


Below is a text quoted from The Church Teaches: Documents of the Church in English Translation which compiles several magisterial documents throughout Church history on different doctrinal topics. I quote a portion from the section on Mary ,the Mother of God since I was intrigued to read about the tradition of Thessalonica and Rome on the matter of Mary’s perpetual virginity. What I found most interesting is how those who espoused that Mary had children other than Jesus were condemned, and severed from being able to go to Church, unless they wanted to partake with the small sects which were all severed from the catholics (small “c” for sensitive readers).
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