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Tuesday, Jan 22, 2013 - 6pm ET

Jim Blackburn answers:

I heard a Protestant pastor say that God made Jesus sin and poured his wrath on him for our sake -- what is that Catholic spin on this?

If God could create Mary without the flaw of original sin, why couldn’t he create all of us this way?

Why does the Catholic Church interpret the New Testament differently than how it is clearly stated? 

Can conservative introductions be made to replace liberal introductions to chapters in some translations of the Bible?

Have you ever heard of anybody who is both pro-life and pro-choice? 

Why do we not teach that we are created in the image of the Holy Trinity instead of a unitary God?

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.