Assumption of Mary
www.ossuary.eu/index.php/en/cathedralThe Cathedral of Assumption of Our Lady and Saint John the Baptist. The oldestCistercian cathedral in Bohemia is dated back to the middle of the 12th century, ...
www.assumptionabbey.org/Welcome to Assumption Abbey. We are a community of monks of the CistercianOrder of the Strict Observance, popularly known as Trappists. Monks first came ...
www.assumptionabbey.org/trappists.aspAssumption Abbey belongs to an international federation of autonomous monasteries forming the Cistercian Order of the Strict Observance. This is the only ...
"Assunta" redirects here. For the hospital in Malaysia, see Assunta Hospital.
"Santa Maria Assunta" redirects here. For churches with this dedication, see Santa Maria Assunta (churches).
This article is about the theological concept. For works of art with this title, see Assumption of the Virgin Mary in Art.
shortened to the Assumption and also known as the Falling Asleep of the Blessed Virgin Mary, according to the beliefs of the Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodoxy,Oriental Orthodoxy, and parts of Anglicanism, was the bodily taking up of theVirgin Mary into Heaven at the end of her earthly life.
The Catholic Church teaches as dogma that the Virgin Mary "having completed the course of her earthly life, was assumed body and soul into heavenly glory". This doctrine was dogmatically defined by Pope Pius XII on November 1, 1950, in the apostolic constitution Munificentissimus Deus by exercisingpapal infallibility. While the Catholic Church and Eastern Orthodox Churchbelieve in the Dormition of the Theotokos, which is the same as the Assumption, the alleged physical death of Mary has not been dogmatically define