Catholic Answers Senior Apologist Jimmy Akin answers a caller who asks if animals go to Heaven or Hell after they die.
Jimmy Akin was born in Texas and grew up nominally Protestant. At age 20 he experienced a profound conversion to Christ. Planning on becoming a Protestant pastor or seminary professor, Jimmy started an intensive study of the Bible, but the more he immersed himself in Scripture, the more he found...
Beginning Apologetics 6: How To Explain and Defend Mary Yet another entry in our popular Beginning Apologetics series by Jim Burnham and Father Frank Chacon, Beginning Apologetics 6: How To Explain And Defend Mary gets to the heart of the issue that many non-Catholics have the hardest time understanding - Mary.
"Who does not see that knowledge precedes faith? Nobody believes unless he knows what to believe."
~ Augustine of Hippo, convert, bishop, theologian, Father and Doctor of the Church, Saint; noting that the assent of faith is a rational act; before it can be made, it must be known for certain that there is a God, that He has spoken, and that what He has spoken is known. (see "Science and the Church")