The mother obviously drew her glory from her deified son.However, "the mother, in the long-run, practically eclipsed the son" in worship.Of course, this Pope, John Paul II, is from Poland.
(p.77) From this pagan beginning, the story of the Virgin Mother (Queen of Heaven) spread throughout the world.
In: Martin did not specify what he meant by this phrase, "the Dove is loose"; clearly, however, he might have been referring to this common Roman depiction of the Virgin Mother.
The False Religious Prophet will control a world-wide False Religious System.
Verse 18 of Revelation 17 asserts that this Religious System "is herself the great city which dominates and controls the rulers and the leaders of the earth".
To possess this much power, this False Religious System must command the fervent worship of most of the peoples of the world.