Q&A Open Forum

Thursday, Oct 27, 2011 - 6pm ET

Jimmy Akin answers:

Did the words “Hail Mary, full of grace” com from an angel or from God?

Was it wrong for Jesus to have left Mary and Joseph and get lost in the temple?

Am I in a state of mortal sin if I am a medical marijuana patient?

My wife wants to get her tubes tied -- how can I convince her that this is immoral?

Is it true that Jesus’ birthday was not on December 25? If so, why do we celebrate it on this day?

Why is the Sabbath now on Sunday rather than Saturday?

Can I receive Communion if I vote for a pro-choice candidate? Do I have to vote for the pro-life candidate even if he or she is extremely under-qualified?

I had the last rites said for my step-daughter who was not a practicing Catholic -- was this beneficial for her?

What are the main differences between the Eastern Orthodox church and the Roman Catholic Church?

How do I discern using the Holy Spirit to make decisions vs. using the human brain?

Did Mary die before she went to heaven?