Open Forum

Tuesday, Feb 4, 2014 - 7pm ET

Why does the Vatican use smoke to let people know there is a new pope?

Can angels change sides?

Do you have any opinion on the work of Richard Sipe, former Benedictine monk? He has done clinical research on priestly sexual abuse.

A principal from our school and some catechists have been telling some people that we don’t pray “to” the saints but “through” them. Is this correct?

Do animals go to heaven? We recently had a 21 year old cat die. The kids are devastated and I’m trying to console them.

A televangelist was saying that the election of Pope Francis was a sign of the end times. Where is he getting this stuff? 

Defending Your Faith: How to Counter Standard Objections to Catholicism
The most common charge non-Catholic Christians make against the Catholic Church is that the tenets of Catholicism are man-made and unbiblical. Those are serious charges, for sure. But can you refute them?