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Anti-Catholic says:Point 4 is enough to show that Mary was not a life long virgin.
Point 1 does not mention anyone in the NT having sex either. Should we assume that it never happened to the people mentioned such Peter or Jarius?
If Mary was a perpetual virgin then how does Joseph deal with his sex drive?
Where do you get the idea that "Sex is never done after contact with the Divine Presence" from Scripture? There was nothing from the angel when he spoke with Mary that it was forbidden for her to have sexual relations with her husband.
There is absolutely nothing to be gained theologically by Mary not having normal sexual relations with her husband and having more children.
Before Jesus was born it would have been since the prophecy said He would be born of a virgin. See Isaiah 7:14. After this prophecy was fulfilled there is no reason for her to remain a virgin.
Also, if Jesus was to experience humanity to the fullest extent then being part of a family where He had brothers and sisters would be expected.
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