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The Assumption of Mary is a dogma of the Roman Catholic Church that teaches that the Virgin Mary, having completed the course of her earthly life, was assumed body and soul into heavenly glory1245. This means that Mary is believed to be in heaven, both physically and spiritually. The Assumption of Mary has been celebrated since the fourth century C.E. and was declared official dogma of the Roman Catholic Church by Pope Pius XII in 19502.