In the Catholic Church, the veneration of Mary, mother of Jesus, encompasses various Marian devotions which include prayer, pious acts, visual arts, poetry, and music devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Popes have encouraged it, while also taking steps to reform some manifestations of it. The Holy See has insisted on the importance of distinguishing "true from false devotion, and authentic Born: September 8 (Nativity of Mary).
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Mar 03, · Pope Francis on Saturday approved a new feast for Mary as the Mother of the Church, to be celebrated the Monday after Pentecost. ROME – Pope Author: John L. Allen Jr.
Mar 19, · The Virgin Mary is more than a saint, since she wasn’t conceived in the state of original sin. She doesn’t qualify for sainthood for this reason. Moreover, our Blessed Mother is graced more than all the saints combined. This is the opinion of many great Catholic theologians. Perhaps Pope Francis had this thought in mind.