Open Forum

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013 - 7pm ET

Why is Mary held with such high esteem in the Catholic Church?

In what council were the 5 precepts of the Church established?

How do answer an extreme traditionalist that claims that everything that happened since Vatican II proves their position is right?

The Old Testament story (in Judges) of Jephthah’s vow - said that if he won the battle he would sacrifice his daughter. What is the purpose of this story? I can’t imagine doing something like this.

Where is Purgatory in the Bible?

Did Our Lady of Fatima predict WWII?

A friend of mine doesn’t like that Catholics have to confess to a priest. What can I tell her to assure her that priests take the seal seriously?

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