Many people are confused about the Catholic religion. Many accept it as just another variation, or denominational variance of sorts from Christianity. It is nothing of the sort. It is a completely different religion. A totally different animal.
The Catholic religion prays to Mary, the mother of Jesus. She is viewed as a mediator between man and Christ. They also pray to the saints.
A few of the many problems with Catholicism is that Mary, and the saints, are DEAD. And they have been for 2000 years. Ecc 9:5 says: For the living know that they will die, but the dead know nothing, and they have no more reward, for the memory of them is forgotten.
The dead have no regard to the living. Mary, and the saints, do not hear the Catholic prayer. Why pray to the dead, when one can pray directly to the living Lord Jesus?
In closing, and this will set the Catholics hair on fire, but it is undeniable. The Bible calls talking to the dead witchcraft. Necromancy. It is evil and abomination to God.
Examining Catholicism in light of the scriptures, how can one avoid the logical conclusion that Catholics are practicing necromancy when they pray to Mary and the saints?
Deuteronomy 18:10 10 Let no one be found among you who sacrifices their son or daughter in the fire, who practices divination or sorcery, interprets omens, engages in witchcraft, 11 or casts spells, or who is a medium or spiritist or who consults the dead.