Q&A Open Forum
Jimmy Akin answers:
What is the history of chapel veils? Why did women stop wearing them?
What is the best resource for helping Catholics understand Scripture?
If I have a lot of debt, should I still tithe 10%? How do we know when to stop tithing and start paying our debts?
Do you think the laity’s attitude toward the priest is still that he is a member of the community, or do people just go to him for the sacraments and then ignore him?
What must I do to be saved?
In The Passion of the Christ, Satan asks, “How can one man bear the full burden of sin?” -- how do Catholics address this question?
Where can I find proof that the Bible comes from the Catholic Church?
What can I do to help my daughter who is dating a Muslim stay strong in her faith?
How long does the sacrament of the anointing of the sick last? Can you receive it more than once?
What resource do you recommend for information about the permanent diaconate?
Is it disrespectful to refrain from bowing during the Nicene Creed and from striking your breast during the Penitential Rite?
My 24-year-old son always talks about the Vatican’s “corrupt” police force -- can you tell me anything about this?
If I enter into the Catholic Church with a lot of spiritual “baggage,” will that be taken care of before I join, or do I bring it to confession after I become Catholic?