Q&A Open Forum (Part II)

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Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 - 7pm ET

Jimmy Akin answers:

Why is it binding for Catholics to be against abortion?

How can I prepare myself to discuss the faith with family members who are part of the Foursquare church?

How does the laity live out chastity, poverty, and obedience?

Can a Protestant be forgiven of his sins before becoming Catholic?

Is it morally wrong to be passive-aggressive?

Why does the Church today not like scholastic philosophy?

What is the best response to the argument that Jesus never talked about homosexuality?

The Webster’s dictionary definition of marriage doesn’t say anything about one man and one woman -- how do I respond to this argument?

How do I reply to someone who posted a picture of people in line at Chick-Fil-A with the caption, “You would never see this many Christians standing at a food bank or homeless shelter?”

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