Why did He say to her ” Do not cling to Me,” (John 20:17)
While He allowed Saint Thomas to touch Him? (John 20:27). He, also, allowed the rest of the apostles to touch him. (Luke 24:39) Did He prevent her from touching Him because she is a woman?
Did He allow them to touch Him because they are men?
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