Open Forum for Non-Catholics (Part I)

Monday, Oct 31, 2011 - 6pm ET

Tim Staples answers:

It seems that a lot of Catholics ask Mary directly for things--how do I deal with this?

What is the scriptural basis for praying for those who have died and asking those who have died to pray for you?

What is the Catholic stance of NFP?

Why are dead people more capable of reaching God than Jesus? Why should we pray to them instead of Jesus?

How do you reconcile purgatory with Jesus telling the thief on the cross “today you be with me in paradise”?