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Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 - 7pm ET

I’ve heard it said that the Church is misogynistic, could you help me articulate why this is not true?

I saw a guy at the airport who had something on his head and he was bowing...could you tell me what he was doing and why?

How do I deal with fallen away Catholics?

Do you think there will ever be a possibility that priests will ever get married?

My husband is teaching faith formation. In their curriculum it says that Yahweh means I AM, and a little Jewish girl said that’s not true. What does it actually mean?

Would I be out of communication with the Church if I went to an SSPX chapel?

Would having embryos in a freezer be considered life support?

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