Open Forum

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 6pm ET

Tim Staples answers:

As a youth minister, how do I respond to a teenager who says he has no interest in the Catholic faith? 

Don’t many sedevacantists the use letter of Pope Paul IV?

Does it say in the Bible that God gives everyone grace to receive the gift of faith?

What is “consensus of the fathers” and why is it important?

What deal did God make with the devil concerning what he can and can’t do to us? Can a priest be a confessor to a protestant woman who is sick and giving her anointing of the sick?

How responsible are we for sins we commit in our dreams?

What should we trust more, our conscience or instruction from a priest or bishop?


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?