"No direct or categorical and stringent proof of the dogma can be brought forward from Scripture." -- Catholic Encyclopedia: Immaculate Conception.
posted on 12/08/2004 11:22:28 AM PST
(Our descendants will be enslaved by political expediency and expenditure)
The same could be said of the belief in the Trinity.
posted on 12/08/2004 11:23:39 AM PST
(Sub tuum praesidium confugimus, sancta Dei Genitrix.... sed a periculis cunctis libera nos semper...)
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