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...
Journeys Home Journeys Home contains the conversion stories of numerous men and women who, as a result of their surrender to Jesus Christ, heard a call to follow Him more completely. They all discovered Jesus Christ in some branch of Protestantism, yet in each case, their desire to follow Christ faithfully, and to remain faithful to the truth He taught and the Church He established through His apostles, led them to consider the claims of the Catholic Church.
"The Church has always taken great care that no one should be compelled against his will to embrace the Catholic Faith, because, as Augustine wisely declares: 'except he be willing, man cannot believe'."