Open Forum

Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 - 7pm ET

Fr. John Trigilio answers:

How do I answer my friend who questions the all-male priesthood based on 1 Corinthians 11:5, 1 Corinthians 14:35, and the term “deaconess”?

What constitutes grave reason for natural family planning? How do you reconcile this with trusting God?

My brother is bringing his girlfriend to meet the family, and he told us that religion offends her -- how should I handle this?

What is an Asherah pole?

Did Mary the mother of Jesus have brothers and sisters?

What is the Catholic position on voting for a candidate who claims to be pro-life but makes exceptions in the cases of rape, incest, and life of the mother?

In John 6, why did the English translators use “to eat,” when the original Greek is “to chew”?


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