"Looking For Jesus? Try Talking to His Mom: Exposing the Cult of Mary Worship

As incredible as it may sound, the above phrase was seen on a bumper sticker several years ago. It represents a popular Catholic belief, centuries old, one that is ever growing throughout the world: that to get to Jesus, you must go through Mary.

“As we have access to the Eternal Father

only through Jesus Christ, so we have access

to Jesus Christ only through Mary. By

thee we have access to the Son, O blessed

finder of grace, bearer of life, and mother

of salvation …” — St. Bernard

This belief is spelled out by a modern Catholic website, defining “Mary as Coredemptrix and Mediatrix of All Graces.”   Read more of Christian J. Pinto’s piece