Q&A Open Forum

Tuesday, Mar 13, 2012 - 6pm ET

Tim Staples answers:

How did the New American Bible translation of Genesis 1:2 -- “a strong wind” -- come about?

Does a defense for transubstantiation necessitate an ad hoc suspension of the normative ontology that guides any other assessment of what a thing is?

How or why is the will fixed at death?

Does it matter which Bible version or which Bible study we read?

How does a priest end up becoming a pope? Who were the anti-popes?

In the Mass, when we say “my fault, my fault...” and “only say the word...,” can we label this as a reenactment of Scripture?

Regarding the HHS mandate, how do I explain the difference between fungibility and material cooperation?

What is the Church’s teaching on cremation?

How do I talk to a Protestant pastor who claims that the Hail Mary and Mary’s sinlessness are not in the Bible, and therefore, negate the word of God?

Jimmy Swaggart Made Me Catholic
With a down-to-earth mixture of self-effacing humor and passionate love for his hard-won Catholic faith, Tim offers an hour’s worth of heartwarming stories and thought-provoking insights into the Church, Scripture, and what it means to discover, embrace, and live out the Catholic faith first handed down from Christ to the apostles.