Q&A Open Forum (Part I)

Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 - 6pm ET

Jimmy Akin answers:

Can you explain how God has no parts, but at the same time how there are three persons in one God?  

Why do we say that God does not change? Didn’t he change when he took on human nature?

My parish has a group called “Heralds of the Gospel,” who say they are an organization of the pontifical rite -- what is this group, and what do they mean by “pontifical rite”?

Does The Fathers Know Best cover the ecumenical councils?

Since Jesus was Jewish, how do we know that the Catholic Church was the first Church? When did the name “Catholic” come about?

According to Genesis, God separates light from dark on the first day, but creates the sun and the moon on the fourth day -- what is going on here?

Why do Catholics believe that baptism forgives sin?

How do I respond to someone who asked me where God is while all this suffering is occurring?

1 John says that whoever has been born of God does not sin, for his seed remains in him -- is this referring to the person’s seed or God’s seed?