Hyperdulia - definition of hyperdulia by The Free Dictionary
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(Roman Catholic Church) RC Church
special veneration accorded to the Virgin Mary. Compare dulia
[C16: from Latin hyper- + Medieval Latin dulia service]
ˌhyperˈdulic, ˌhyperˈdulical adj
the veneration offered by Roman Catholics to the Virgin Mary as the most exalted of human beings.See also: Mary
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A heightened degree of dulia or hyperdulia
is accorded only to the Virgin Mary.
In the Roman Catholic church, what is hyperdulia
the special worship of?
herself, though she is venerated (in the technical term hyperdulia