I am reluction to venerate the Cross on Good Friday for fear of worshiping idols. Please help.
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How can we say we do not have graven images of our God?
What is an example of idolatry?
Carving statues and Images
Where does the New Testament allow for graven images?
Do Catholics Worship Statues?