Meaning of IMMACULATE CONCEPTION in English

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION

The belief that before the birth of Mary (the mother of Jesus) was born, she was preserved from original sin at the time of her conception, circa 20 BCE . It is widely but incorrectly believed to refer to Jesus' conception, circa 5 to 8 BCE.

English glossary of religious terms.      Английский глоссарий религиозных терминов.