The Virgin Mary Named World’s ‘Most Powerful Woman’ By ‘National Geographic’
She is the most famous mother of all-time. And now National Geographic has named Jesus’ mother, Mary, as the “most powerful woman in the world.” While many Christians are getting ready to celebrate the birth of Jesus this Christmas, National Geographic is celebrating his famous mother with a cover-story and article exploring Marian devotion all over the world. The article explores how Mary, who barely speaks in the New Testament, has continued to be venerated and lauded throughout mankind. Additionally, their Explorer series will air an episode, “The Cult of Mary” this Sunday.
The National Geographic article takes an in-depth look at the reported visions of the Virgin Mary all over the globe, from hockey dads in Boston to poor shepherds in Bosnia and Herzegovina to three young girls in Rwanda. For many, Mary is seen as a calming presence, the embodiment of motherhood, and the patron saint of all humanity. Even thousands of years after her life, Mary has the ability to inspire passion and devotion, even on Twitter. recently named TIME’s “Person of the Year,” has some stiff competition.— Nat Geo Channel (@NatGeoChannel) December 8, 2015
Top 2015 National Geographic Photos
National Geographic began Photo of the Day in 2009 to share remarkable stories from images. To commemorate the end of 2015, this iconic publication used social media to evaluate the most ...
click here to read more