How can I explain that praying before a statue of Mary doesn't constitute idolatry?

Full Question I took my Evangelical friend to Mass with me last weekend, and after Mass she noticed a woman praying before a statue of Mary. She took the woman’s action as proof that Catholics worship idols. I’ve given her all the arguments in your tract “Do Catholics Worship Statues?,” but she still doesn’t buy… Continue reading How can I explain that praying before a statue of Mary doesn't constitute idolatry?