How Old Was Mary When She Had Jesus? A Detailed Analysis


How old was Mary when she gave birth to Jesus? According to Roman Catholic doctrine, she was 14-16 years old at the time of the conception and 8-9 months pregnant at the time of the birth (assuming that March 25th was Jesus’s actual birthday). But how sound is this? And even if it’s true, what difference does it make? Let’s take a closer look. What do we know about Mary, mother of Jesus? Mary is believed to have been a virgin when she became pregnant. This makes her a very…

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