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Jim Blackburn
Over nearly two thousand years, people within the Church’s hierarchy have sometimes failed to live up to the honorable reputations befitting...
Tim Staples
"Do you know you’re saved so that if you were to die right now, heaven would be absolutely certain for you?" This "all-important" question is...
Tim Staples
For Catholics, when God "establishes his eternal plan of ‘predestination,’ he includes in it each person’s free response to his grace" (CCC 600...
Tim Staples
The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches this about purgatory: “All who die in God’s grace and friendship, but still imperfectly purified,...
Jim Blackburn
Some time ago a young single friend confided in me that she was looking for a godly man to marry. She wanted a husband who shared her Christian...
Tim Staples
Romans 5:1 is a favorite verse for those who hold to the doctrine commonly known as "once saved, always saved": "Therefore, since we are...
Jim Blackburn
In Part I (October 2007, page 32), we saw that Catholics believe hell is the freely chosen state of eternal separation from God after death. We...
Jim Blackburn
People who disagree with the moral teaching of the Catholic Church sometimes attempt to equate the imposition of such teaching to slavery. For...
Jim Blackburn
As an apologist at Catholic Answers I often get calls and e-mails from people dealing with the immoral behavior of others who are close to them...