Open Forum

Thursday, Oct 25, 2012 - 6pm ET

Jimmy Akin answers:

What does the relationship between the Blessed Mother and the Holy Spirit teach us about matrimony and family?

I have a tendency to be scrupulous, and it causes me much pain -- how do I overcome this?

How do you explain purgatory when the Bible states, “To be absent from the body is to be present with God”?

How can you have a pure heart but also have concupiscence?

Is there a Catholic source that talks about biologically engineered medicine and food?

Does a nun have to go through Rome if she chooses not to wear a religious habit?

Is death like sleep in that our bodies aren’t functioning but our spirits are? 

How do we defend abortion in the case of rape?

Can you tell me about St. Justin Martyr?

Was there ever a time in the history of the Church when divorce was forbidden under all circumstances?

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