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...
Answer Me This! In Answer Me This!, author and noted apologist Patrick Madrid has compiled the tough questions that Catholics face. They are the ones that he's been confronted with time and again. In these pages he provides Bible-based, easy-to-understand, and easy-to-explain answers. Here is how to calmly, charitably and effectively respond to those front-porch preachers (And how to answer a sincere and well-meaning family member, friend or co-worker!)
"You may make the hearing of a blessed Mass treason, or the saying of an Ave Maria treason...but I have committed no treason, although, indeed, I suffer the punishment due to treason."
~ John Bodey, Venerable, English martyr; on the scaffold, upon hearing he was being executed for "treason".