EWTN Catholic Q&A
Gospel of Mark
Question from Kelsey DePaola on 03-16-2017:

1. True or False __________________________ The Gospel of Mark was written for a community of believers that was very well aware of the persecutions of Christians by the Roman authorities.

Answer by Richard Geraghty on 04-16-2017:

Dear Kelsey,

My guess is that it is true.

Dr. Geraghty