Open Forum

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 - 7pm ET

Tim Staples answers:

How do I offer up my suffering? How do I create a loving environment for my child?

Do I have to get my previous marriage annulled if I was only civilly married?

What is the difference between a cross and a crucifix?

When dealing with an alcoholic where is the line between loving and enabling?

Can you please share why you converted?

How does one deal with the apparent errors in the Book of Judith?

It doesn’t seem that the little things I suffer are worth offering up (compared to what Jesus suffered). Can you please clarify this?

Am I allowed to be married in the church if I am a single mom?

If my husband is mentally and emotionally abusive to me and my children, how does the Church look at me if I were to get a divorce and annulment?

What does Leviticus 27:28-29 mean?

Nuts And Bolts
"Tim Staples, a former Assemblies of God youth pastor, is a convert to the Catholic Church. During his days as a Protestant, he was convinced that the Catholic Church and most of its teachings were ""unbiblical,"" and he used many biblical arguments trying to demonstrate that. Now, as a Catholic, he is a leading defender of the Catholic Church and in this book he gives you step-by-step answers to fourteen of the most common arguments thrown at Catholics."