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VIRGIN BIRTH

A popular expression for Christ's conception and birth of a unique mother, Mary. Taught by all the creeds of Christendom, it is an article of faith and a basic norm of Christian orthodoxy.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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