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Old Oct 16, '09, 4:09 pm
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Default Did the Virgin Mary have a sister?

Did the Blessed Mother have a sister?
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Default Re: Did the Virgin Mary have a sister?

Possibly. Scripture states:

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But standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother, and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene (John 19:25).
Since it is unlikely that two daughters of the same parents would have the same first name of Mary, it is more likely that the wife of Clopas was a more distantly-related kinswoman.
 

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