Greek: Maria; latria, worship

A anti-Catholic term which insinuates that the veneration given to Mary by Catholics (hyperdulia) is equivalent to, or encroaches upon, the honor due to God alone (latria). It is both insulting and incorrect.

MLA Citation

  • “mariolatry”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 December 2009. Web. 22 September 2020. <>