Q&A Open Forum

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012 - 7pm ET

Tim Staples answers:

What is the Church’s teaching on Viagra? 

Is it alright for a priest to ask the congregation to introduce themselves to each other during the Mass?

How are we supposed to answer Catholics who question us about the HHS Mandate?

How can a newborn be saved, if he can’t read?

Did a pope ever issue a papal bull on priestly celibacy?

Could I have a practical definition of “torture” as the Church considers it an inherent evil, especially in regard to matters of terrorism?

Are there any rituals that we are not allowed to do as families during the holidays?

Can you explain the discrepancy between the Old Testament God who seems to be brutal and the New Testament God who seems to be for peace?

Catholics And The Culture War
We will lose the fight for America if we don’t stop and answer one simple question— What went wrong? American society has changed dramatically—and for the worse. We’re already at the point where the faith has been largely pushed out of public life. Now its enemies are trying to stifle it completely. These are perilous times to be a Christian of any stripe, much less a Catholic. How did we get here? And what are we to do?