Open Forum for Non-Catholics

Monday, Oct 8, 2012 - 7pm ET

Bishop James Conley answers:

I read that there have been several miracles having to do with the Eucharist -- if that is true, wouldn’t the whole world know about it?

If a family is half-Lutheran and half-Catholic, can the Lutheran brothers be buried in a Catholic cemetery?

My grandfather believed in all the Catholic Church’s teachings except the Immaculate Conception -- could that prevent him from making it to heaven? 

Ephesians says “He gave them apostles, prophets, pastors, and teachers” -- how does the Catholic Church justify not having any of these positions, particularly the apostles?

Does the Catholic Church recognize that those who are gay and lesbian are born that way? If so, does it bring that into consideration when banning same-sex marriage?

My Greek Orthodox friend claims that the Catholic Church split from them -- what is the true Church? Is “what is the true Church” even the issue?

How could the Catholic Church hold Augustine in such high regard in the 5th century, and then brush him aside when it comes to the Council of Trent and total depravity?

Why do you believe in infant baptism?