Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary

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Noun1.Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary - (Christianity) the Roman Catholic dogma that God preserved the Virgin Mary from any stain of original sin from the moment she was conceived
Christian religion, Christianity - a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
church doctrine, religious doctrine, creed, gospel - the written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
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4) are boldly and persuasively disproved in Denis Hue's rich and very welcome overview of the early modern literary competition in honor of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary.
The Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary Parish Church in Baclayon was first built in 1596, making it the second oldest church in the Philippines after San Agustin in Intramuros.