latria latria

Definition(s):

  • (n) the worship given to God alone

Usage(s):

  1. The church, he points out, distinguishes between latria (the adoration due only to God) and dulia (the reverence appropriate to some creatures).
  2. Already the cult of the VirginMariolatry it has been called by dissidents, although the Church uses the word hyperdulia, the special veneration distinguished from latria .
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