Open Forum

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013 - 7pm ET

Jim Blackburn answers:

When we on earth pray to those in heaven, are they affected by our human distresses?

My wife and I would like to get married in the Catholic Church. Do we have to do the 9 month engagement encounter courses?

Is being gay a sin or is it the actions that make it a sin?

What are we before we are baptized?

Does the government fund abortion?

Can a Jew go to heaven without accepting Christ?

I am in the middle of an annulment and my ex-husband is remarrying. What is my status if my annulment doesn’t go through?

Are all religions good?

I fell in love with a man that was separated and Lutheran. We married in his church because we were not allowed to be married in the Church. I now have come back to the Church but I need an annulment and I am bothered by this. What should I do about this?