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Jimmy Akin

Jimmy Akin answers:

Was the doctrine of purgatory ever challenged in the Church before the sixteenth century? 

How do I answer a friend who says that Catholic baptisms aren’t valid because we don’t completely submerge the person in water and because we baptize infants?

Since Jesus instituted the Eucharist before he died, why do we believe that the Eucharist is Jesus’ resurrected, glorified body?

Is there a Catholic organization that advises Catholics on who to vote for? 

I heard a homily that explained that the punishment of Sodom and Gomorrah was the result of a lack of hospitality, not homosexuality — can you clarify this?

When we die, do we go to sleep or are we conscious in purgatory?

Why does the perpetual virginity of Mary matter to us?

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