Q&A Open Forum

Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 7pm ET

Jimmy Akin answers:

As Catholics can we believe in life on other planets?

How does a Catholic respond to a pro-gay rights advocate who disregards the traditional translation of 1 Corinthians 6:9?

My friend’s sister was involved in witchcraft and was killed by another witch -- what happened to her soul?

How does the process of laity bringing Communion to the sick work?

Can you answer the argument that the end of John 7 and the beginning of John 8 were not always part of the Bible?

How do you answer someone who uses Mark 3:28 to argue against the sacrament of reconciliation?

What are your thoughts on the Gospel of Barnabas? Does the Church have an official stance on its validity?

Is there a formal discernment process that someone undergoes to become a deacon?

What is the Scriptural evidence for the diaconate?

How would a Protestant steeped in Protestant culture make the leap to Catholicism?

Is Mary the Ark of the Covenant in Revelation 11:19 and the woman in Revelation 12:1-5?

What is the Catholic attitude toward Protestant theologians like Martin Luther and John Calvin?

At what point does contemplative prayer get too far into Eastern mysticism?

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.