Could Mary Be Getting a New Title This Year?

By Mary Rezac (Reprinted from Catholic News Agency)

Detroit, Mich., Jan 29, 2017 / 03:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).

Earlier this month, the International Marian Association submitted a request to Pope Francis, asking for the public recognition of the title of Mary as “Co-Redemptrix with Jesus the Redeemer.”

The 10 page document was submitted by the Theological Commission of the International Marian Association, a group of more than 100 theologians, bishops, priests, religious, and lay leaders from over 20 countries dedicated to the “full truth and love of Mary, Mother of Jesus.” It comes during the 100th year anniversary of the Marian apparitions at Fatima, Portugal.

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A New Title? | News Outlets Pick Up IMA Document!

There has been a flurry of articles on the recent document “The Role of Mary in Redemption,” from the Theological Commission of the International Marian Association (IMA). There are the usual suspects like AirMaria and The Marian Times, but also some more general interest Catholic sites like the National Catholic Register, and Catholic News Agency which was also published on Catholic Online, and on Patheos. An excerpt is included below. The document is worth a read and refers to many saints and popes who have called her the “Co-Redemptrix”, the 100th anniversary of Fatima and the need for peace in the Church and the world in our troubled times.

 
Penance!

Penance!

Penance!

Pray to God

for sinners.

 

-Our Lady of Lourdes

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