Open Forum

Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 7pm ET

Jimmy Akin answers:

Is there idolism of the pope? Why was the day of worship changed from Saturday to Sunday?

What are the five sins that only the pope can forgive? How are they biblical?

What is the post Vatican II understanding of the Sacrament of Penance?

Did Mary die before she was assumed?

How do I help my SSPX family?

How long is it mandatory to fast before going to communion?

What is the good catholic response to the woman who was denied an abortion in El Salvador?

How could a priest maintain the seal of confession if he had to tell the pope of certain sins committed?

Does Romans 3:23 apply to Mary?


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