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Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013 - 6pm ET

Jim Blackburn answers:

Is it considered sinful to leave Mass before the priest has given his final blessing?

Is it true that Mary never had any marital relations with Joseph throughout their marriage?

What does it mean in the Creed when it says “Jesus descended into Hell?”

Is it okay to sign the cross on my children and they sign it on me?

Is it possible that the resignation of the Pope might have anything to do with the guilt of the church with regard to the sex scandal?

Why did God not create us in an internal union with Him once and for all?

Can you tell me more about Locutions?

Please explain Indulgences.

Has anyone done any studies on Jesus’ childhood?

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