Q&A Open Forum

Thursday, Dec 15, 2011 - 7pm ET

Jimmy Akin answers:

Why have Catholics come to believe that the word of God is not everything (as I do with sola scriptura)?

Can you discuss Luke 2:35 and Revelation 8:4 in regard to prayers to saints?

What are the limits of papal authority in the Church?

What do we mean when we say “And with your spirit”? Which word should we emphasize?

Was John the Baptist or Mary the first Christian?

Why was John the Baptist baptizing in the first place?

When and why did people start spelling Christmas with an “X”?

Why do we celebrate Christ’s birth on December 25?

My mother’s parish baptizes babies completely naked -- do you know where this comes from?