Open Forum

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 7pm ET

Jim Blackburn answers:

How do I guide my Mormon friend who is interested in Catholicism?

Who is the new patriarch and matriarch of the New Testament?

What is God’s reasoning for suffering? How do I offer it up?

How do we as Catholics train others to defend our faith?

What arguments are presented as to why there is no purgatory?

Is it a sin to not include someone in an activity because they are a bad influence?

Is it appropriate for me to get a gift for our parish deacon who is going to be ordained a priest? Will he be able to keep the gift?

Why does it say, “tower of David, pray for us,” in the litany to the Blessed Virgin Mary?

Where did Coptic originate from? What is the See of Mark?

Why is the death penalty not intrinsically evil?

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