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Catholic Answers Live - Weird Questions

Catholic Answers Live - Weird Questions

October 6, 2020

Questions Covered: 

 
  • 02:10 - What’s Jimmy’s favorite meal to eat on a Friday during Lent?
  • 03:45 - Do I get to keep my tattoos after the Last Judgement?
  • 07:13 - Apart from Jesus’ Passion, would Jesus ever have gotten sick or hurt, or would Psalm 91, which Satan quotes, apply and he would be protected? Would He have allowed Himself, Mary or an Apostle to become sick or hurt?
  • 14:32 - Does the Emily Blunt character in the Tom Cruise movie “Edge of Tomorrow” commit murder every time she kills his character to restart the day?
  • 20:16 - What should we make of the up and coming problem of human composting of bodies vs. Catholic burial? It is being implemented in Seattle and already approved by law there.
  • 24:36 - How was the male seed provided to fertilize the egg which enabled Jesus the Christ to germinate? How was the DNA determined for the male contribution to Jesus’s zygote?
  • 30:10 - What do you think the spiritual state of a Time Lord is?
  • 31:54 - Given that Divine Revelation has provided us knowledge of invisible beings called angels and demons, and given that the fall of Adam is what threw the entire universe into discord, and given that all rational creatures are necessarily disposed to worship of God through the Incarnation of Christ, what possible room could there be for the existence of an unknown, unreached race of intelligent beings on other planets not accounted for by Revelation?
  • 39:28 - In what sense could it be said that unicorns (or dragons or trolls or Captain Picard) exist?
  • 45:55 - A Jewish friend asks me this all the time: How could the wise men have seen the star in the east if they were east of Judea?
  • 48:40 - If Raiders of the Lost Ark was written to have Indy and his girlfriend open the Ark instead of the Germans would they have died in the same way the Germans did or no since they didn’t have any evil intentions with the Ark itself?
  • 50:33 - I would love to hear a layman’s explanation of the immutability of God—how God is unchanging and exactly what that means for a personal God who watches over us changeable beings.
  • 52:27 - What happens when you have two popes and, God forbid, the second one dies first?
  • 02:10 - What’s Jimmy’s favorite meal to eat on a Friday during Lent?
  • 03:45 - Do I get to keep my tattoos after the Last Judgement?
  • 07:13 - Apart from Jesus’ Passion, would Jesus ever have gotten sick or hurt, or would Psalm 91, which Satan quotes, apply and he would be protected? Would He have allowed Himself, Mary or an Apostle to become sick or hurt?
  • 14:32 - Does the Emily Blunt character in the Tom Cruise movie “Edge of Tomorrow” commit murder every time she kills his character to restart the day?
  • 20:16 - What should we make of the up and coming problem of human composting of bodies vs. Catholic burial? It is being implemented in Seattle and already approved by law there.
  • 24:36 - How was the male seed provided to fertilize the egg which enabled Jesus the Christ to germinate? How was the DNA determined for the male contribution to Jesus’s zygote?
  • 30:10 - What do you think the spiritual state of a Time Lord is?
  • 31:54 - Given that Divine Revelation has provided us knowledge of invisible beings called angels and demons, and given that the fall of Adam is what threw the entire universe into discord, and given that all rational creatures are necessarily disposed to worship of God through the Incarnation of Christ, what possible room could there be for the existence of an unknown, unreached race of intelligent beings on other planets not accounted for by Revelation?
  • 39:28 - In what sense could it be said that unicorns (or dragons or trolls or Captain Picard) exist?
  • 45:55 - A Jewish friend asks me this all the time: How could the wise men have seen the star in the east if they were east of Judea?
  • 48:40 - If Raiders of the Lost Ark was written to have Indy and his girlfriend open the Ark instead of the Germans would they have died in the same way the Germans did or no since they didn’t have any evil intentions with the Ark itself?
  • 50:33 - I would love to hear a layman’s explanation of the immutability of God—how God is unchanging and exactly what that means for a personal God who watches over us changeable beings.
  • 52:27 - What happens when you have two popes and, God forbid, the second one dies first?
Catholic Answers Live - Weird Questions

Catholic Answers Live - Weird Questions

October 6, 2020

Questions Covered: 

 
  • 02:10 - What’s Jimmy’s favorite meal to eat on a Friday during Lent?
  • 03:45 - Do I get to keep my tattoos after the Last Judgement?
  • 07:13 - Apart from Jesus’ Passion, would Jesus ever have gotten sick or hurt, or would Psalm 91, which Satan quotes, apply and he would be protected? Would He have allowed Himself, Mary or an Apostle to become sick or hurt?
  • 14:32 - Does the Emily Blunt character in the Tom Cruise movie “Edge of Tomorrow” commit murder every time she kills his character to restart the day?
  • 20:16 - What should we make of the up and coming problem of human composting of bodies vs. Catholic burial? It is being implemented in Seattle and already approved by law there.
  • 24:36 - How was the male seed provided to fertilize the egg which enabled Jesus the Christ to germinate? How was the DNA determined for the male contribution to Jesus’s zygote?
  • 30:10 - What do you think the spiritual state of a Time Lord is?
  • 31:54 - Given that Divine Revelation has provided us knowledge of invisible beings called angels and demons, and given that the fall of Adam is what threw the entire universe into discord, and given that all rational creatures are necessarily disposed to worship of God through the Incarnation of Christ, what possible room could there be for the existence of an unknown, unreached race of intelligent beings on other planets not accounted for by Revelation?
  • 39:28 - In what sense could it be said that unicorns (or dragons or trolls or Captain Picard) exist?
  • 45:55 - A Jewish friend asks me this all the time: How could the wise men have seen the star in the east if they were east of Judea?
  • 48:40 - If Raiders of the Lost Ark was written to have Indy and his girlfriend open the Ark instead of the Germans would they have died in the same way the Germans did or no since they didn’t have any evil intentions with the Ark itself?
  • 50:33 - I would love to hear a layman’s explanation of the immutability of God—how God is unchanging and exactly what that means for a personal God who watches over us changeable beings.
  • 52:27 - What happens when you have two popes and, God forbid, the second one dies first?
  • 02:10 - What’s Jimmy’s favorite meal to eat on a Friday during Lent?
  • 03:45 - Do I get to keep my tattoos after the Last Judgement?
  • 07:13 - Apart from Jesus’ Passion, would Jesus ever have gotten sick or hurt, or would Psalm 91, which Satan quotes, apply and he would be protected? Would He have allowed Himself, Mary or an Apostle to become sick or hurt?
  • 14:32 - Does the Emily Blunt character in the Tom Cruise movie “Edge of Tomorrow” commit murder every time she kills his character to restart the day?
  • 20:16 - What should we make of the up and coming problem of human composting of bodies vs. Catholic burial? It is being implemented in Seattle and already approved by law there.
  • 24:36 - How was the male seed provided to fertilize the egg which enabled Jesus the Christ to germinate? How was the DNA determined for the male contribution to Jesus’s zygote?
  • 30:10 - What do you think the spiritual state of a Time Lord is?
  • 31:54 - Given that Divine Revelation has provided us knowledge of invisible beings called angels and demons, and given that the fall of Adam is what threw the entire universe into discord, and given that all rational creatures are necessarily disposed to worship of God through the Incarnation of Christ, what possible room could there be for the existence of an unknown, unreached race of intelligent beings on other planets not accounted for by Revelation?
  • 39:28 - In what sense could it be said that unicorns (or dragons or trolls or Captain Picard) exist?
  • 45:55 - A Jewish friend asks me this all the time: How could the wise men have seen the star in the east if they were east of Judea?
  • 48:40 - If Raiders of the Lost Ark was written to have Indy and his girlfriend open the Ark instead of the Germans would they have died in the same way the Germans did or no since they didn’t have any evil intentions with the Ark itself?
  • 50:33 - I would love to hear a layman’s explanation of the immutability of God—how God is unchanging and exactly what that means for a personal God who watches over us changeable beings.
  • 52:27 - What happens when you have two popes and, God forbid, the second one dies first?
Catholic Answers Live - The Church in the News

Catholic Answers Live - The Church in the News

October 5, 2020

What is truly happening in the Vatican and the Church throughout the world? Now, with JD Flynn.

Questions Covered:

 
  • 29:42 - Are there any updates on the Fulton Sheen beatification? 
  • 31:00 - Has the Vatican been infiltrated by homosexuals, communists, and Freemasons? 
  • 36:52 - To what extent are the Vatican finance issues related to the structure of the organization and the lack of internal controls? 
Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

October 3, 2020

Callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief. 

Questions Questioned:

 
  • 05:17 - Can you explain Hebrews 10:26 regarding purgatory? 
  • 17:28 - If conditional security of salvation is true, how do we know what secures our salvation? 
  • 22:28 - How does a saint become a doctor of the Church? 
  • 32:33 - Is it a bad thing for me to love my mom more than God? 
  • 35:28 - To what degree are we as lay Catholics able to criticize clergy? I recently told a friend that I didn’t think we were supposed to criticize, especially on a public platform. 
  • 48:30 - The Council of Chalcedon approved the letter of Ibas, but a later council condemned it as heretical. How do you explain this seeming contradiction of actions by Church councils? 
  • 52:19 - Was John 5:4 divinely inspired? 
Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

October 2, 2020

Callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief. 

Questions Questioned:

  • 06:44 - What is the Catholic position on the Protestant teaching “by faith alone”? 
  • 14:51 - Why did God choose to reveal Himself slowly over so many years, rather than sending a prophet at the beginning who could teach the truth all at once? 
  • 22:53 - If Protestants believe that everything can be learned from the Bible alone, then why do they seek out Bible scholars to explain it to them? 
  • 31:40 - Can you explain the difference between holiness and righteousness, ontologically? 
  • 41:40 - When Jesus celebrated Passover on Holy Thursday, where did they obtain a lamb? Weren’t all the lambs slain on Friday? 
  • 49:30 - Why do Catholics believe that Mary is Co-Redemptrix? 

Resources Mentioned:

 
Catholic Answers Live - Light and Leaven

Catholic Answers Live - Light and Leaven

October 1, 2020

In his direct and conversational manner, Bishop Strickland touches on a wide range of topics, including Church renewal in a time of scandal, the central importance of the Eucharist, how to build strong marriages, the need for prayer and silence in a noisy and distracted age, and the battle between good and evil in which all Christians are engaged. He will inspire and edify you with his wise insights, pastoral common sense, and evident love for souls.

Questions Covered:

 
  • 21:34 - Can you discuss why priests are moved around all the time? 
  • 33:53 - Thank you for being such a great bishop. I have really benefited from your videos online. 
  • 36:20 - How can I get the Latin Mass in my diocese? Is there any step I can take to bring it here? 
  • 44:10 - How can a person get the most out of the Mass? 
  • 49:14 - What do you think about perpetual fasting schedule within a parish for the problems in our world? 
Catholic Answers Live - The Marriage Bond

Catholic Answers Live - The Marriage Bond

October 1, 2020

What makes a marriage valid and sacramental? What is the marriage bond? Rose Sweet explains.

Questions Covered:

 
  • 21:10 - Can a marriage still be valid even if it is not sacramental? 
  • 28:58 - Has there been an increase in the dissolution of marriage throughout the country? 5 of my friends have gotten divorced and were granted annulments in the last year. 
  • 32:06 - I’m contemplating filing for an annulment. I have been divorced for 2 years. In my opinion, our marriage was valid, but my husband didn’t think it was. When is it appropriate to file for annulment? 
  • 36:50 - What do you do when you have an argument with your wife, but she misunderstands what you said and is hurt by it? What can you do? 
  • 42:10 - My daughter and her fiancé were both raised Catholic but are not marrying in the Church. Is it still a marriage? 
  • 48:25 - How can I know that I am ready for marriage? 
Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

September 30, 2020

Callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief. 

Questions Covered:

 
  • 04:28 - How can I build a prayer life? 
  • 13:08 - Do wedding rings continue to have a sacramental blessing if the spouse has died? 
  • 15:39 - What is the reason Catholics wear a brown scapular? 
  • 20:04 - Is the Eucharist a means to forgive sins or must your sins be forgiven before approaching the sacrament? 
  • 28:42 - Were Adam and Eve Jewish? 
  • 31:04 - Is it impossible to avoid purgatory? 
  • 41:35 - How can I explain that the Eucharist is not just a symbol? 
  • 50:28 - With the divine office, there is an ordinary and extraordinary form. What is the difference between the two? 
  • 52:57 - What is an independent Catholic Church? Are they in communion with Rome? 
Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

September 30, 2020

Callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief. 

Questions Covered:

  • 03:24 - My Protestant friend believes that Hebrews 9 and 10 disprove Catholicism because Catholics continually offer sacrifice. How can I explain that it is one sacrifice? 
  • 09:08 - Who invented the Holy Trinity? 
  • 14:53 - Since neither candidate is completely pro-life, we would be voting for the lesser of two evils. Are we as Catholics called to write in an entirely pro-life candidate? 
  • 19:05 - Is it wrong to worship outside of the Catholic faith? I watch videos on YouTube from LDS churches to comfort myself since my dad died. 
  • 30:34 - My 24-year-old daughter is trying to convince me that Reincarnation is real and wants me to go to an event where they take me through my past lives. How can I best respond to her? 
  • 34:40 - What is the definition of the ‘morning star’? 
  • 41:53 - If we have truly free will, why can’t we do what we want? 
  • 45:45 - What is the unpardonable sin mentioned in Scripture and why is it unpardonable? 
  • 49:14 - with all these fake prophets all over the world deceiving many people, will their followers go to hell? 
  • 51:24 - My husband was taught in an RCIA class that all Jewish people will go to heaven because they are God’s chosen people. Is this true? 

Resources Mentioned:

 
  • Billy Sprague
  • Mark Heard
  • Ep. 93 and 94 from Jimmy Akin’s Mysterious World
Catholic Answers Live - Bible Blueprint for Priesthood

Catholic Answers Live - Bible Blueprint for Priesthood

September 29, 2020

What does the Catholic Church teach and believe about the priesthood?

Questions Covered:

  • 21:50 - Did Jesus establish the ministry of priesthood or did Melchisedec? 
  • 29:32 - Does the priesthood in the Catholic Church invalidate the role of Protestant pastors or ministers? 
  • 35:55 - Was Melchisedec a person or just a role? 
  • 42:50 - I was Mormon for a little bit and I felt power coming from the Mormon priesthood. How and why could this be? 

 

Catholic Answers Live - The Holy Spirit

Catholic Answers Live - The Holy Spirit

September 29, 2020

Who is the third person of the most Holy Trinity? What do Catholics believe about the Holy Spirit?

Questions Covered:

 
  • 17:40 - The Holy Spirit has always been my favorite person of the Trinity. 
  • 20:10 - Does the Holy Spirit proceed from the Father and the Son? 
  • 31:47 - Most of my family is Catholic and has received Confirmation, but they don’t seem like they’ve received the Holy Spirit. Why is that? 
  • 43:20 - Is there a future kingdom to be established here on earth? 
  • 48:53 - Do you agree with eastern theology of the perceiver Trinity? 
  • 52:34 - Is the Holy Spirit exclusive to Catholicism or is the Spirit in all Christian churches? 
Catholic Answers Live - Catholic Answers Quiz Show

Catholic Answers Live - Catholic Answers Quiz Show

September 28, 2020

ROUND ONE

 1) What is public revelation?

  1. A) The revelation of God in nature.
  2. B) The revelation of God which ceased with the death of the last Apostle.
  3. C) The revelation of God before the specific revelation of Jesus.

2) Catholics believe Angels are:

  1. A) Spirits but not persons.
  2. B) Symbols of God’s power.
  3. C) Persons of a purely spiritual nature.

3) A human person is

  1. A) An individual substance of a rational nature.
  2. B) A rational soul that is trapped within a body.
  3. C) A rational individual but not a substance.

4) God created the world:

  1. A) As the best world he could possibly create.
  2. B) In a state of journeying toward perfection.
  3. C) In a fallen state.

5) Ex communication means:

  1. A) A person is condemned to hell unless they repent.
  2. B) A person is labeled as evil.
  3. C) A person is excluded from the communion of believers.

6) Solidarity means:

  1. a) Sharing all our goods in common as is done in a monastery.
  2. b) Giving to institutions rather than directly to the poor.
  3. c) Actively praying and working for the good of others, especially those in need, because they are our brothers and sisters.

ROUND TWO – 


1) The common good is:

  1. A) The “sum total of social conditions which allow people, either as groups or as individuals, to reach their fulfillment more fully and more easily” (Pacem in Terris 55).
  2. B) When society does the most good for the most people.
  3. C) The effort by society to limit wealth disparity between people.

2) Material cooperation with an evil:

  1. A)Is not always sinful
  2. B) Is worse than formal cooperation
  3. C) Is always sinful

3) Murder in the course of war:

  1. A) Is acceptable if undertaken for grave reasons.
  2. B) Is not evil because war involves killing.
  3. C) Is a grave evil.

4) Which of these is the source and summit of Christian life?

  1. A) Baptism
  2. B) The Eucharist
  3. C) Heaven

5) The Communion of Saints refers to:

  1. A) The canonized saints who can be honored at Mass.
  2. B) All of the saints in heaven whether they have been canonized or not.
  3. C) All of those who have been made children of God by Christ whether in heaven, on earth, or in purgatory.

6) A Catholic patient choosing euthanasia or medical suicide:

  1. A) Cannot be given the sacraments unless they repent.
  2. B) Can receive confession before dying.
  3. C) Can receive all of the sacraments to help them as they go to God.

 

FINAL JUDGMENT

1) T or F Every soul in Purgatory is a member of the Catholic Church.

2) T or F Human dignity can only be violated in self-defense.

3) T or F The Church denies that natural marriage is possible and only accepts sacramental marriage.

4) T or F Jesus teaches that if a man marries a divorced woman he commits adultery.

5) T or F No adult can come to a state of justification without faith.

6) T or The souls in Heaven have more faith than we do.

7) T or F The souls in Heaven are perfected in love and incapable of suffering.

Catholic Answers Live - Which Catholic Doctrine Troubles You?

Catholic Answers Live - Which Catholic Doctrine Troubles You?

September 28, 2020

Questions Covered:

 
  • 16:05 - My daughter is troubled by Catholic teaching on sexual morality. She claims to be pansexual. How can I speak with her about this? 
  • 24:50 - I struggle to understand how Mary could be the Mother of God. Can you explain it to me? 
  • 28:31 - I struggle to understand how Mary could be the Mother of God. Can you explain it to me? – Send Behold Your Mother 
  • 34:00 - Can you clarify what it means to be made “in the image and likeness of God”? Does this mean that God the Father looks like a human being? 
  • 40:23 - I don’t understand how the Trinity is 3 people. Also, why would Jesus pray to the Father, to himself? 
  • 45:02 - I am troubled by the doctrine of apostolic tradition being passed down infallibly. 
Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

September 25, 2020

Questions Covered:

  • 02:12 - What is a good place to learn Latin? I became Catholic in June and have been attending the Latin Mass, but I don’t know any Latin. 
  • 08:05 - Why aren’t Catholics allowed to join a Masonic Lodge? 
  • 15:46 - My mother is a fundamentalist Christian, and I am Catholic. She asked me what Catholics believe about the dual theory of salvation. How can I answer her? She is not a scholar, so I want to explain simply. Send Drama of Salvation 
  • 23:29 - Why can’t there be no God? Isn’t it possible that it’s just atoms out there and this is it? 
  • 28:34 - What exactly is papal infallibility? 
  • 31:42 - How do I explain to my friend that the orthodox church split from the Catholic Church and not the other way around? 
  • 40:27 - Why didn’t you include an index in your book, “The Bible Is a Catholic Book”? 
  • 42:10 - There are three sixes consecutively in my phone number. Is my phone number evil? Do I have to change it? 
  • 44:41 - I heard on a Catholic radio show recently that between September 21-December 21 will be the worst of the pandemic, guaranteed, and that we must spiritually prepare ourselves. Is this Church teaching? 
  • 50:50 - What is the best argument to convince someone of theism? 

Resources Mentioned:

 
Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

September 25, 2020

Callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief. 

Questions Covered:

  • 05:45 - Where did the feeding of the 5,000 take place? The gospel accounts seem to contradict each other on this point. 
  • 13:23 - What was the manna that God provided to the Israelites in the desert? 
  • 17:31 - I used to work in a urology office as a secretary. Sometimes I would schedule vasectomies for the doctors. Was this sinful? Does it need to be confessed? 
  • 21:04 - How long does Christ stay with us after we have received him in the Eucharist? 
  • 28:23 - My coworker thinks that abortion is the only solution for women in third world countries who have a lot of children. How can I respond to this? 
  • 33:24 - Is it possible to worship the same God as Muslims if we are not united in faith with them? 
  • 41:25 - What is the book of Enoch? 
  • 46:20 - Are there any documents or parts of Scripture that talk about Caiaphas and the rest of the Sanhedrin after the Resurrection? 
  • 49:40 - I am not yet Catholic. I am thinking about becoming Catholic but am Lutheran. What can I do to remove mortal sin from my soul in the meantime? 

Resources Mentioned:

 
Catholic Answers Live - Refuting Arguments in Favor of Relativism

Catholic Answers Live - Refuting Arguments in Favor of Relativism

September 24, 2020

Relativism is confusing and wrong. How can we refute it?

Questions Covered: 

  • 13:41 - My mother-in-law is agnostic. When I try to talk to her about the Catholic Church, she says things like, “All religions promote peace,” as if there are no differences among the different faiths. Is this relativism? How can I respond? 
  • 20:37 - When the president uses relativism, how should faithful Catholics respond? Is it enough to support a president because they are pro-life, even though they use relativism in other areas? 
  • 34:05 - Are you saying that you shouldn’t force your opinion on someone? 
  • 43:48 - How can I respond to “I feel” arguments from relativists? 
  • 48:00 - Can you give me some tips on how to respond to pro-choice people who say, “What if it was your daughter/you were in their situation…” etc.? 
  • 51:44 - Do the ends ever justify the means? 

Resources Mentioned:

Catholic Answers Live - Let Go of Anger and Stress

Catholic Answers Live - Let Go of Anger and Stress

September 24, 2020

In a world of chaos and negative news, how can we keep our peace and let go of anger and stress?

Questions Covered:

 
  • 18:49 - My husband is angry and stressed over the election, his mother, and being retired early. How can I help and deal with my angry husband? 
  • 24:40 - What is the importance of silence with God in the process of inviting the Holy Spirit to come into us? 
  • 36:41 - Thank you for your book! It has helped me so much. 
  • 38:48 - How do I deal with the chaotic human condition? 
  • 43:50 - How can I handle the stress of my past? I really want control of things and want to let go of that need for control. 
  • 48:23 - How can I respond when people act angry around me? 
Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

September 23, 2020

Callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief. 

Questions Covered:

  • 01:24 - Why is it good to pray to the saints and is there biblical evidence for it? Which saint is a good intercessor for moral purity? 
  • 16:45 - A priest recently told me that there was no Ark or flood and that it was all a story. Is that true? 
  • 23:14 - I am Baptist youth pastor and in a dilemma of faith. I am really interested in the Catholic Church. Could I be Catholic but still go to church with my husband? Can a person have two churches? 
  • 35:25 - I am a Protestant. The indulgences that led to the Reformation and priest scandals are a big reason why I am not Catholic. Can you help me to better understand these things or why I should be Catholic? 
  • 48:16 - How do Adam and Eve reconcile with evolution? 

Resources Mentioned:

 
Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

September 23, 2020

Callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief. 

Questions Covered:

  • 04:10 - Someone told me that Democrats lower abortion rates because they make birth control more available. Is this a good reason to vote for them? 
  • 17:36 - What does “selah” mean? 
  • 20:10 - I am dialoguing with a Black Hebrew Israelite. What is the best way to begin refuting their claims? 
  • 29:12 - What is eternal subordination? 
  • 46:00 - The godmother to my daughter is marrying a Jehovah’s Witness and they are not getting married in the Church. They have asked me to officiate it. What can I do or say? 
  • 51:54 - Why is it good to pray to the saints and is there biblical evidence for it? Which saint is a good intercessor for moral purity? 

Resources Mentioned:

 
Catholic Answers Live - Your Bible Questions

Catholic Answers Live - Your Bible Questions

September 22, 2020

Bible questions, Catholic Answers.

Questions Covered:

 
  • 03:24 - What does the Bible say about the difference between mortal and venial sin? 
  • 13:11 - There seems to be a contradiction between Matthew 28:2 and Luke 24:2. How do we reconcile these? 
  • 18:48 - There is a verse in Numbers 5 that pro-choice people use to say abortion is Bible approved. How can I refute this? 
  • 28:43 - In different places in the gospels, Peter is referred to as Simon, son of Jonah, and Simon, son of John. Which is it? Who is his father? 
  • 32:28 - Some flat earthers say that the Bible supports their theory. Is this true? 
  • 37:35 - What was the authenticity of the Council of Janmia 
  • 43:40 - In John 20:17, Jesus says, “I ascend to my Father and your Father, and to my God and your God.” How do you explain that? 
  • 50:49 - How can I speak with my Protestant friends about Mary as the woman in the Revelation? 

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