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Questions Covered:

  • 04:50 - Was Jesus sacrificed because God got tired of all the animal sacrifices?
  • 11:09 - Why do we believe that non-Catholics cannot achieve heaven? Where does it say this in the Catechism?
  • 16:13 - Are the groups like Christian Scientists, Salvation Army, Quakers etc. Christians since they don’t baptize?
  • 19:02 - Under what circumstances does a non-Catholic have access to the sacraments?
  • 22:06 - What does it mean that Mary is the mediatrix of all graces?
  • 29:37 - What’s a quick easy response to the question of why we pray the rosary?
  • 31:57 - Can you explain the difference between venial and mortal sin?
  • 42:07 - What does John mean in 1 John 5:17 when he says to pray for people who have not committed a sin that leads to death but doesn’t say to pray for those who commit a sin that leads to death?
  • 52:50 - I didn’t receive proper absolution after confession. He didn’t say the proper words. What do you suggest I do?
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