Q&A Open Forum

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2012 - 7pm ET

Tim Staples answers:

Can we pray for Satan to repent and be saved?

Is the Church looking into the claim that researchers found a new route that Jesus took while carrying the cross?

Is the idea that we go to purgatory for disordered attachments a traditional teaching from the doctors of the Church?

Could the pope convene an ecumenical council of the Catholic and Eastern churches?

Is apostolic blessing at the time of death a “get out of purgatory free” card?

Using Scripture, how do I explain to Evangelicals the process for electing the pope?

Is it wrong to seek out Jehovah’s Witnesses to evangelize?

What does the Church say about filing bankruptcy versus paying the debts?

If the pope is infallible, why does Paul “rake Peter over the coals” in Galatians?

The Gospel Truth About Mary Volume 1: Mary, the Mother of God and the Immaculate Conception
"The dogmas proclaiming Mary’s Immaculate Conception and her role as Mother of God may make sense to Catholics, but can they be explained to questioning Protestants? Tim Staples renders a masterful defense of these doctrines by starting with the questions he himself had as a young Protestant about Mary.  By examining the Scripture passages often used to disprove Marian dogmas, he shows how Scripture is, in fact, one of the sources from which these dogmas arise. “The Scripture passages that reveal the truths about the Blessed Mother,” says Staples, “became so obvious and so overwhelming to me that I could no longer deny the truth of the matter.”"