The History of Leith

April 9, 2006

Mary Magdalene -The Cult of the Black Madonna

Several researchers have spoken of an “Underground Church of Mary Magdalene” which existed in the South of France at the time of the Cathars and Gnostics, but no one has yet to specify with certainty what these cults were about or how they came to be except that they had been condemned as heretical and eventually eradicated by the Crusaders and the Roman Catholic Church. Studies show that indeed, an important cult of unorthodox character dedicated to Mary Magdalene and the cult of Black Madonnas existed in the Middle Ages in the South of France. Still today, in the Catholic sect, Mary Magdalene has a considerable cult following in the South of France.for more click here

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