Perhaps it's because Catholics worship the Most Holy Trinity in union with the saints. Not in addition to the saints.
Peace be with you.
And peace be with you also...but doesn't this spread our worship elsewhere, dilute our worship of the Lord.
If our minds and heart are not directed at Him and Him alone...aren't we diluting our worship.
He wants a direct and personal relationship with you...not via intermediaries standing between the Two of you.
Isn't this what you want? Don't you hear His voice.
Of course, his mother is the holiest woman who ever lived...of course the Pope is trying hard to lead the Church forward to Him.
But in the end...isn't it just between you and Him?