Open Forum

Tim Staples
06/04/2019 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: 07:39 - What should someone do if they find out that a priest has broken the seal of confession? 12:13 - I used to hear from my devout Catholic grandmother about “three days of darkness.” What’s that about? 14:25 - In Tim’s book, “Behold Your Mother,” he mentions several names being switched. Why didn’t he mention Saul becoming Paul? 18:33 - What was the real reason for the Crusades? I have an acquaintance who is claiming it was Christian aggression. 30:16 - To what degree is it okay for us to “struggle to assent,” or question, any infallible teachings of the Church? 44:56 - Why don’t local parishes tell the congregation who to vote for? Resources Mentioned: The Sword of the Spirit (CD Set) by Tim Staples Jimmy Swaggart Made Me Catholic Book Tim to speak at your parish or next event. Want more from Tim Staples? Behold Your Mother: A Biblical and Historical Defense of the Marian Doctrines Catholic Answers to Common Objections The Sword of the Spirit: Defending Six Central Catholic Teachings Living Bread (CD) Last Call: The Catholic Teaching on Death, Judgement, Heaven, Hell