How Did The Virgin Mary Die?


This is what John Paul II says, St. John Damascene and the tradition of the Church

Did the Blessed Virgin Mary die? How and from what did he die? They are, by the way, quite complicated questions, and that for years have been made from the holy fathers of the Church, to the most exalted theologians and current mariologists.

A subject that surely was a matter of discussion after Pius XII declared the dogma of the Assumption, because in the end, out of prudence, he did not pronounce definitively on the death or not of Mary: she never clarified whether she was a member after dying and being resurrected, or if she was transferred to heaven in body and soul without going through the trance of death.

But an excellent clarification on the subject was made by Saint John Paul II in the magnificent catechesis of the audience on June 25, 1997. Based on this, we offer a summary in several points:


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  1. It’s logic to say that if the lord Jesus Christ died then the Virgin Mary must die too .. but in another hand we as christians should not put possibilities about our Virgin Mary last day on earth because it s clearly said in the holy bible that she didn’t die but she was transferred to the kingdom of God in body and soul because after the resurrection of her divine son who conquered death and defeat the satanic power and also refixed the relation between mankind and god the father the Virgin Mary merited to enter the heaven without Dying .
    It s just an opinion ( but when Jesus Christ manifested he asked one of his apostles to take care of the Virgin Mary by saying to him ” this is your mother take care of her ” which means that Mary lived after Jesus went up to the heaven .
    Which also make us think at what time did Virgin Mary left the earth and how ..?
    But Jesus had a mission to die for our sins ,
    And men weren’t created to die but to live forever but because they disobedient God’s will he deserved death for the remission son of sins in contrast Mary she was a good example and always obeyed god and doesn’t deserve death …remember Jesus died because he had a mission to be completed and to achieve salvation .

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