Open Forum

Listen
Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012 - 6pm ET

Jim Blackburn answers:

What is the source of your condemnation of the Garabandal apparitions?

I emailed my parish priest because my spiritual director suggested centering prayer, and my priest seems to be in favor of it -- where do I go from here?

Can a person pray for hope, or is that something he needs to create himself?

Some people are still using the Lamb of God litany -- is this permissible?

What is the Church’s stance on the apparitions at Medjugorje?

What was the outcome of the recent world synod of bishops?

What is the sin against the Holy Spirit? 

What is the proper way to have a marriage convalidated?

In the Cincinnati newspaper there was a large ad entitled “Catholics for Obama” -- how do we respond to this?

101 Quick Questions with Catholic Answers: Marriage, Divorce, and Annulment
Selected and introduced by Catholic Answers’ staff apologist Jim Blackburn, this easy-to-follow book aims to help Catholics more fully understand the Catholic Church’s teaching and laws concerning marriage so that they can be assured of always treating marriage with the dignity and respect that God originally intended for this sacred institution.