Open Forum

Jimmy Akin
04/04/2019 06:00 PM
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: 04:56 - Why is there a debate about the perpetual virginity of Mary and why does it matter? 18:39 - I have a terminally ill family member. Is there any chance she can go to heaven if she doesn’t believe in God? 28:20 - How can you be close to the Lord and still be attacked by the devil? 31:26 - How do we attribute quotations of Jesus when there were no witnesses to hear him? 35:34 - What do you think Jesus did for leisure time? 42:53 - What is the difference between the old Mass and the new Mass? Why is there controversy with this? 49:52 - What is the difference between proselytizing and witnessing? 52:46 - I am a Protestant. How can Mary be Immaculate or sinless? Want more from Jimmy Akin? Teaching with Authority A Daily Defense: 365 Days (plus one) to Becoming a Better Apologist The Fathers Know Best: Your Essential Guide to the Teachings of the Early Church