Until now I thought immaculate conception was only happening in religion and Star Wars. Now, the komodo dragon of all things has been shown to reproduce asexually. I would imagine this is huge news for the world of science and it also means the movie version of Godzilla finally makes sense.
The following has come to my attention. I am no religion expert and thanks to Joe Fabiano for pointing the following out.
The Immaculate Conception is often confused with the belief that Jesus was a virgin birth. However, the Immaculate Conception actually is the belief that upon Mary’s conception in her mother’s womb, God removed the stain of original sin… It actually has nothing to do with the belief that Mary was a virgin when she conceived Jesus…