Open Forum for Non-Catholics

Monday, Nov 11, 2013 - 6pm ET

Why don’t Catholics believe people in Africa should use condoms to reduce the spread of AIDS?

Is the presence of God in the Eucharist similar to what the Old Testament Israelites believed about the presence of God in the Ark of the Covenant?

Do Catholics believe one can earn eternal life?

Why do you need to confess to a priest? If you don’t do the penance are you still absolved?

Can you recommend some books written by converts?

I was born and raised Catholic and now I’m the only Protestant in my family. I live with my parents so have to go by their rules, and they make me go to Mass on Sunday. Do I have to go to Mass?

How can you tell if a particular saint is interceding for you? I am specifically curious about the St. Therese rose thing.

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