Open Forum

November 7, 2018 - 12am

Our guests grapple 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:

  • 03:50 - What is the current status of priests being able to marry?
  • 05:33 - How many heavens are there?
  • 14:17 - What is the Church’s teaching on death?
  • 20:37 - Is it acceptable for a Catholic Church to celebrate the Day of the Dead inside the Church?
  • 30:10 - Am I committing a mortal sin in believing that illegal immigrants should come into the country legally?
  • 35:08 - Are there statistics on how many kids attend Catholic school and keep the faith? Are Catholic schools responsible for faith formation? 
  • 41:40 - Is it a sin against the second commandment to name a child Jesus?
  • 45:00 - How did the tradition of the diaconate come to be?
  • 48:25 - Can Fr. explain the difference between the orthodox and Catholic churches?
  • 51:40 - Do you think most priests today are even aware of the scandal that went on 30 years ago?