Open Forum

Tim Staples
07/23/2019 07:00 PM
What is the Catholic belief in the Holy Spirit? Is the Rapture going to happen? 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: 00:42 - What is the Catholic belief in the Holy Spirit? When you commit a mortal sin, does the Holy Spirit leave you?  12:55 - We have a relative who believes in the Rapture. Can you clarify this for us? We want to be able to respond to them.   28:51 - What is a Catholic’s obligation to accept and not question Catholic teaching?    39:10 - Can you comment on the claim that the documents from Vatican II were originally clear cut and orthodox and then later altered to be more confusing? Were there alterations made?  51:33 - In the Divine Mercy chaplet, what does it mean when it states, “For the sake of his sorrowful Passion, have mercy on us and on the whole world?” 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  Jimmy Swaggart Made Me Catholic  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