Q&A Open Forum

Thursday, Sep 13, 2012 - 7pm ET

Jimmy Akin answers:

How old does a child have to be to decide if he wants to be baptized?

Why have the tabernacles been removed from the sanctuaries of many Catholic churches?

A Muslim man told me that Islam came before Christianity -- what was the first religion?

How do we do a better job getting the word out about pro-life and pro-death candidates at the pulpits, especially in light of the tax-exempt status of churches?

How serious of a sin is it to take Communion while in the state of mortal sin?

I recently learned that the Orthodox Bible has more books in the Old Testament than the Catholic Bible -- is there anything in these books that the two Churches disagree about?

What is the Catholic understanding of the controversy in the Middle East?

Is it possible for a good person to be in hell?

What is the Catholic position on Masons and the Illuminati?

Do we know for a fact that Muhammad existed?

Do we believe that God created life on other planets?