Open Forum

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012 - 7pm ET

Tim Staples answers:

How is the government limiting my ability to live my Catholic faith?

How can some political leaders separate their faith from how they govern?

Is it permissible for a priest to allow a member of the laity speak after the homily?

Is there such thing as a Catholic democrat?

Where does the Catholic teaching on purgatory come from?

How do you respond to someone who bashes the Catholic Church and rants about why he left?

How would you respond to the claim that Catholics aren’t Christian because they worship Mary or because they worship idols?

Is it alright for a priest to say Mass and not wash his hands before the consecration?

Catholics And The Culture War
We will lose the fight for America if we don’t stop and answer one simple question— What went wrong? American society has changed dramatically—and for the worse. We’re already at the point where the faith has been largely pushed out of public life. Now its enemies are trying to stifle it completely. These are perilous times to be a Christian of any stripe, much less a Catholic. How did we get here? And what are we to do?