Open Forum for Non-Catholics

Friday, May 9, 2014 - 6pm ET

If God originally put us on Earth, why do we leave Earth to go to Heaven when we die instead of staying on a “paradise Earth”.

How do Catholics view the depravity of man?

How do the Catholic doctrines come to be? Specifically, Mary and praying to Mary?

If you die and someone prays for your soul, is it possible for you to still get to Heaven?

Why does the Catholic Church teach that masturbation is intrinsically evil?

My husband is Catholic and believes that he will go to hell if he does not confess grave sin he committed in the military and I don’t understand why he doesn’t confess them. What will happen if he does not confess grave sins? How can I encourage him to make things right with God?