Comments: Opinions on Mary

Thanks for this.

What I would like is some way of getting my hands on a copy of the document! Pretty difficult when I'm in Australia and no booksellers (including online) have it in stock! Do we go back to the 'old days' when books ordered from Europe had to be 'indented' and would take 3-6 months to arrive?

Posted by Brian at Sunday, 22 May 2005 at 10:40am BST

Brian: My understanding is that, unfortunately from your point of view, publication rights to the Mary statement have been sold to the publisher Continuum (good job the early Church didn't do this with the Bible!) so it will only be available on sale for the next month, before being made available through other means.

Posted by stephen bates at Sunday, 22 May 2005 at 6:29pm BST

Would it have been helpful if ARCIC had published a list such as the following in an appendix? This is from a Catholic Academic site giving the apocryphal sources of Marian devotion:

For the home page see

Posted by Graham Kings at Wednesday, 25 May 2005 at 11:51am BST
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