It's certainly heresy and borderline blasphemy as they pray to her and believe she has the ability to hear them and 'intercede' on their behalf - abilities equal to Christ's own divine abilities. They also teach she was, retroactively, born of a virgin birth equal to Christ. Sacrilege and heresy.
Isn't Mary Dead? I don't think she can hear anyone!
I was only a Catholic for 21 hours. They needed somebody to run an auction Friday night/Saturday afternoon and, since they couldn't have an atheist selling goodies on their behalf, they made me an honorary Catholic. I guess that makes me qualified to answer. Kind of. Sort of. Maybe.
As Cookie pointed out, Mary is not … Read more
Catholics do not worship Mary, they revere her. Also the 10 commandments do not apply to gentiles, they only apply to those who are descendants of Israel.