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Our readers asked:

Did Mary write a Gospel?

Ginny Kubitz Moyer Answers:

No, Mary did not write a Gospel, or anything else that we know of.

There is a text that is known as the Gospel of Mary, but the Mary in question is Mary Magdalene, not Mary the mother of Jesus. It’s an apocryphal text, meaning that it is written in the style of sacred Scripture but is not considered to be divinely inspired. You can read Joe Paprocki’s answer on the Gospel of Mary here.

 
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The Author : Ginny Kubitz Moyer
Ginny Kubitz Moyer is the author of the award-winning book Mary and Me: Catholic Women Reflect on the Mother of God. She lives with her family in the San Francisco Bay Area and blogs at randomactsofmomness.com.
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