Catholic Answers Director of Apologetics and Evangelization Tim Staples answers a caller who asks what we can do to counter attacks on the Catholic Church.
Tim Staples is Director of Apologetics and Evangelization here at Catholic Answers, but he was not always Catholic. Tim was raised a Southern Baptist. Although he fell away from the faith of his childhood, Tim came back to faith in Christ during his late teen years through the witness of...
Beginning Apologetics 8: What Catholics Believe about the Second Coming, the Rapture, Heaven, Hell, Purgatory, and Indulgences In Beginning Apologetics 8: What Catholics Believe about the Second Coming, the Rapture, Heaven, Hell, Purgatory, and Indulgences Jim Burnham and Father Frank Chacon give the basic teachings of the Catholic Church on the end times, and deal with some of the more common errors in this area. A correct understanding of the last things helps us live this life with great peace and hope. It also gives us a deeper appreciation of how much God loves us and how great a gift we have in being made in His image.
"We consider that iron for this cause borne on earth shall surmount gold and precious stones in Heaven."
~ John Bodey, Venerable, English martyr; in a letter from prison, describing the honor he and his companions felt for bearing chains and imprisonment for the Catholic faith.