What is the Assumption of Mary and where did this belief come from?
On August 15 we celebrate the Feast of the Assumption of Mary. Many ask what are the biblical and historic (traditional) foundations for this Dogma of this Catholic Church?
The Dogma of The Assumption was declared by Pope Pius XII on November 1, 1950, after requesting detailed study of Marian doctrine in the 1940’s. He infallibly defined the teaching in a bull namedMunificentissimus Deus (Latin, “Most Bountiful God”). Which stated:…..