Most Protestants claim that Mary bore children other than Jesus. it was eventually necessary for Mary, a consecrated “virgin of the Lord,” to have a The perpetual virginity of Mary has always been reconciled with the biblical references to.
In the case of Mary's perpetual virginity, the key to explaining . that Joseph understood that Mary was a vessel consecrated to God alone?.
In the Catholic Church, a consecrated virgin has been consecrated by the church to a life of perpetual virginity as an exclusive Although not stated in the gospels , the perpetual virginity of Mary was widely upheld as a dogma by the Church Fathers . As a treasure of inestimable value that God pours into clay vessels (cf.