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Thursday, Apr 11, 2013 - 6pm ET

Jimmy Akin answers:

Why does the Church put Mary ahead of Christ?

What is my son’s obligation to get to Mass, if there is a hockey tournament?

How do I answer objections to Christ’s divinity?

I am 69 years old and I came into the Church at Easter. Is it morally okay to live in the same house with an opposite sex person in a brother/sister relationship?

Would it be wrong for me to attend my friend’s wedding that is going to be held in a bar? Is it forbidden for a priest to change some words in Gospel reading at Mass?

In Gen 28:19, Jacob names a place “Bethel,” but 16 chapters earlier it is already referenced as “Bethel.” Why is this?

How does the Catechism talk about Muslims?

What exactly is papal infallibility?

If we must love our enemies as Jesus said to, do we have to forgive the devil?

Can I go to confession without giving each individual sin I’ve committed over the past 15 years? Why does Michelangelo's statue of Moses have two horns coming out of it?

Did Christ Give Us Priests? - The Priesthood Debate
Former Protestant Jimmy Akin and former Catholic priest Dr. Anthony Pezzotta face off and hash out their differences respectfully and informatively with specific references to Scripture and to the beliefs and teachings of the early Church.