National Geographic reports you can now see the face of Mary Magdalene, following the forensic and artistic reconstruction of the face of a woman whose skull remains behind a glass barrier in France. That is, if you are convinced that the woman who is recorded in the New Testament as a follower of Jesus somehow made her way from what now is Israel to France before she died. And if you believe that the

skull, in a crypt behind a basilica in a medieval town in the south of France, is hers. The report identified Mary Magdalene as “one of the Catholic Church’s most infamous women” and says some have described her as a prostitute. Lest anyone jump to conclusions, Philippe Charlier, a biological anthropologist from the University of Versailles, told National Geographic: READ MORE