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Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 7pm ET

Why doesn’t the Church emphasize more the lethal effects of abortifacient contraception?

Paul says that celibacy is best, but to get married if you can’t remain celibate. How would we respond to a gay person who uses this verse to say he should be able to marry someone of the same sex?

How it is that so many devout Jews who know their scripture do not believe that Jesus is the messiah?

What should be our interior disposition when we kiss relics?

Which is more important: to follow one’s faith or to follow the magisterium?

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