Q&A Open Forum

Thursday, Apr 19, 2012 - 7pm ET

Jimmy Akin answers:

Would considering that Jesus turned water into wine and that God turned a sea into blood help someone understand the Eucharist?

Do you see a trend toward orthodoxy in light of the new translation and the possible regularization of the SSPX?

How does God reveal doctrine through Sacred Tradition and Sacred Scripture? 

In 1 Corinthians 15, St. Paul says that on the last day we will be changed in the twinkling of an eye -- how does this square with purgatory?

What is supralapsarianism and how does it fit in with Catholic doctrine? 

What does the inerrancy of Scripture mean in a Catholic context? For instance, do we have to believe that what was recorded were Jesus’ exact words?

Was Jesus nailed to the cross through the wrists or through the palms?

In The Fathers Know Best, do you support the view that women (especially widows) are not to be trusted as teachers?

Do Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that Jesus is God?

Did Christ Give Us Priests? - The Priesthood Debate
Former Protestant Jimmy Akin and former Catholic priest Dr. Anthony Pezzotta face off and hash out their differences respectfully and informatively with specific references to Scripture and to the beliefs and teachings of the early Church.