Open Forum

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 - 6pm ET

It seems like there are different levels of sin, but hell seems to be the same amount of punishment for someone who steals a loaf of bread vs someone who murders. Could you explain?

What is the process for helping someone who is experiencing visible and audible signs of evil?

I heard that Pope Paul VI said that when Pope John XXIII opened the windows, the smoke of Satan entered the vestibule. What was the necessity of calling a second council?

My sister-in-law took her life at the beginning of the month. I’m taking pain medicine and I had this strange thought that I could just take this whole bottle. Would these be evil temptations, or something else?

What is the Church’s stand on new biblical interpretations like Documentary Hypothesis, historical criticism, form criticism, etc?

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