Roman catholic teachings in regard to marys virginity
The modern idea of whether one has sex or not to define one's virginity was only part of the whole. The dogma of the ever-virgin Mary centers on the birth of Christ, rather than on her marriage with Joseph and what that might entail. All Christians believe that. Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. Jesus was conceived "by the Holy Spirit without human seed".
Catechism of the Catholic Church - Mary - Mother of Christ, Mother of the Church
It is implicit in his Christian Dogmatics that belief in Mary's perpetual virginity is the older and traditional view among Lutherans. This was without the cooperation of a man, and she remained a virgin after that"; and that "Christ I am inclined to agree with those who declare that 'brothers' really mean 'cousins' here, for Holy Writ and the Jews always call cousins brothers". Many current Protestant churches teach the virgin birth of Jesus , without teaching that Mary remained a virgin for the rest of her life.
A Protestant Defense of Mary’s Perpetual Virginity
Mary - Mother of Christ, Mother of the Church Since the Virgin Mary's role in the mystery of Christ and the Spirit has been treated, it is fitting now to consider her place in the mystery of the Church. She is 'clearly the mother of the members of Christ'. Thus the Blessed Virgin advanced in her pilgrimage of faith, and faithfully persevered in her union with her Son unto the cross. There she stood, in keeping with the divine plan, enduring with her only begotten Son the intensity of his suffering, joining herself with his sacrifice in her mother's heart, and lovingly consenting to the immolation of this victim, born of her: In giving birth you kept your virginity; in your Dormition you did not leave the world, O Mother of God, but were joined to the source of Life.
Brantly Millegan Oct 10, If you deny the perpetual virginity of Mary, you'll have a hard time finding support in the tradition - even among Protestants. The Catholic Church teaches that Mary, the mother of Jesus, was not only a virgin before Jesus was born but remained a virgin perpetually thereafter. If you don't buy it, you're not alone: One such example is Matthew