Mary Magdalene Now Seen as a Disciple

Now this is an exciting article for sure.  Especially being raised Catholic.  I have lots of feelings about the Catholic Church but I'll put those aside.  Finally Mary Magdalene will get her right place as a strong, influential woman who no doubt helped move Jesus's message along.  I'm putting it in my calendar so I  remember to celebrate on June 22th.  How do you feel about reading this?  If you were raised Catholic does it bring anything back or up?  I would love to read your comments below. : )

Long-maligned Mary Magdalene Now Seen as Stalwart Disciple

ABC News  |  Alon Bernstein & Isaac Sharff

If there's a feminist figure from the Bible for the #MeToo era, it could very well be Mary Magdalene. The major character in the life of Jesus was long maligned in the West and portrayed as a reformed former prostitute. But scholars have adopted a different approach more recently, viewing her as a strong, independent woman who supported Jesus financially and spiritually.