Q&A Open Forum

Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 7pm ET

Jimmy Akin answers:

As Catholics can we believe in life on other planets?

How does a Catholic respond to a pro-gay rights advocate who disregards the traditional translation of 1 Corinthians 6:9?

My friend’s sister was involved in witchcraft and was killed by another witch -- what happened to her soul?

How does the process of laity bringing Communion to the sick work?

Can you answer the argument that the end of John 7 and the beginning of John 8 were not always part of the Bible?

How do you answer someone who uses Mark 3:28 to argue against the sacrament of reconciliation?

What are your thoughts on the Gospel of Barnabas? Does the Church have an official stance on its validity?

Is there a formal discernment process that someone undergoes to become a deacon?

What is the Scriptural evidence for the diaconate?

How would a Protestant steeped in Protestant culture make the leap to Catholicism?

Is Mary the Ark of the Covenant in Revelation 11:19 and the woman in Revelation 12:1-5?

What is the Catholic attitude toward Protestant theologians like Martin Luther and John Calvin?

At what point does contemplative prayer get too far into Eastern mysticism?