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Old 05-04-2008, 11:56 PM
 
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Panel says Virgin Mary appeared to a French shepherd girl in the mid-1600s.

PARIS - A Roman Catholic bishop said Sunday that the church has officially recognized that the Virgin Mary appeared to a teenage shepherd girl in the French Alps starting in the mid-1600s.

Church recognizes Virgin Mary visions - The Vatican - MSNBC.com
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Old 05-05-2008, 07:45 AM
 
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Panel says Virgin Mary appeared to a French shepherd girl in the mid-1600s.

PARIS - A Roman Catholic bishop said Sunday that the church has officially recognized that the Virgin Mary appeared to a teenage shepherd girl in the French Alps starting in the mid-1600s.

Church recognizes Virgin Mary visions - The Vatican - MSNBC.com


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As Catholic, we must remember that the Church's "recognition" of this event, is merely that.
The "appearence" was to that girl alone, and belief of it is not a prerequisite for our salvation.
The materialism that surrounds these events distresses me.
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