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Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 - 7pm ET

Who started the teaching that the Real Presence was not the actual Body and Blood of Christ?

In the new Easter text of the Novus Ordo, the deacon has a subtext which reads, "that I may sing this candle’s perfect praises." Can you clarify this text for me?

Can you recommend a book on Constantine?  I have been having a debate with anti-Catholics on Facebook who state that St. John founded Church in Rome and not Jesus? How can I respond to them?

I am a legal immigrant from Mexico and I have a problem with the illegal immigrants getting a free pass. Why do the bishops say it is okay for US cities to welcome them? My bishops say I should welcome them because they are poor. I am offended. What can you say about this?

How can I explain to my wife the reason Jesus prays to God the Father in Gethsemane when He is God Himself?

Are there any known miracles attributed to the Protestant form of communion?

What is the church teaching on the use of a phone at Mass to follow the reading and Psalm?

In regard to the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, how can we “offer the Body and Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ” when it was not ours to give?

Why doesn’t the Catholic Church address the problem of socialism in South America?

Because Protestants believe the discourse in John 6 is symbolic, how can they the meet the requirement of eating the Body and Blood of Jesus to enter Heaven?

What is the Church teaching about people dying and coming back to life and seeing Jesus and relatives who appear younger than their age at death?

What is the protocol for priests, if, after the words of consecration, the priest drops the (host) Body of Christ on the floor?

Can you explain, "was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit," when the common usage is, "was conceived by the Holy Spirit"?

What does the Bible mean when it says “Repent and be baptized”?

Is Purgatory in the Bible?

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