Q&A Open Forum

Thursday, Aug 30, 2012 - 7pm ET

Fr. John Trigilio answers:

Is it possible for an atheist to go to heaven?

What is the proper procedure for handling disputes among believers, according to the Gospel of Matthew?

A Lutheran pastor said that the word “obey” in 2 Thessalonians 1:8 should be translated into “believe” -- is this accurate?

Has the third secret of Fatima been revealed?

How is somebody deemed a doctor of the Church?

I read that almost every Church around the fourth century observed the Sabbath on Saturday except those in Rome and Alexandria -- is there any credit to this claim?

Is Mary omnipresent? If not, how does she hear everyone’s prayers?

Are there different states or levels of reward in heaven?

Can you clarify the controversy in Medjugorje?

What is the Church’s stance on civil unions?

It seems that many people use the issue of free will to not follow the teachings of the Catholic Church -- can you shed some light on this?

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