Ask Fr. Francis: Isn’t Praying to Saints Idolatry?

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If by saying praying to the saints you mean worshipping them, then absolutely the Catholic Church rejects such practice. It would be idolatry and is offensive to the Lord.

But if you mean praying to them as imploring them to pray for us, or to pray with us, as we would do the same with our family and friends on earth, then it is not adolatry at all. You may read my full answer here:

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