Fr. Paul Check answers a caller who asks if sins can really be forgiven if one knows they will sin again.
Fr. Paul N. Check was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Bridgeport, CT in 1997. At
the direction of Bishop Lori in 2002, he established a Courage chapter in his diocese for
which he continues to serve as chaplain. He holds an STB from the Gregorian
University and an STL from the University of the...
20 Answers: Faith And Science
A False Dilemma of Truth
Didn’t the Church persecute Galileo?
Aren’t faith and reason two separate and distinct kinds of truth?
Why do Christians believe in the biblical creation story when science has disproved it?
How can the modern world take religions seriously when they oppose scientific advancements like birth control and stem-cell research?
In this booklet you’ll find smart, solid answers to these questions and many more. 20 Answers: Faith & Science will clear away misconceptions and help you understand—and explain to your friends and family—the complex but ultimately harmonious relationship between religious and scientific truth.
The 20 Answers series from Catholic Answers offers hard facts, powerful arguments, and clear explanations of the most important topics facing the Church and the world—all in a compact, easy-to-read package.
"Do as you wish; for we are Christians, and we do not sacrifice to idols."
~ Six companions of Justin Martyr, martyrs all; speaking to the Prefect Rusticus after he threatened them with "torture without mercy" unless they sacrificed to the Roman "gods;" from the trial transcript by Tatian (A.D. 165).