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Mary Magdalene

Clip: Season 7 | 8m 42s

There's a movement under way among many Catholic women and women scholars to revise the reputation of Mary Magdalene. For centuries, she was reviled as a prostitute. But now, with the discovery of ancient text, several recent movies and novels are portraying her as an important figure in early church history.

Aired: 11/21/03

Rating: NR

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