Open Forum

Jimmy Akin
08/22/2019 06:00 PM
Questions Covered: 06:07 - Which of God’s natures died on the Cross?  09:18 - When Jesus descended to the dead, did he only raise the Jewish people, or people of other faiths, as well?  17:53 - Was it a practice before Vatican II that women had to go to confession after giving birth?   20:55 - How can I explain to people that I don’t worship Mary or pray to statues?  24:56 - Does creation ex inhala refer to the spiritual as well as the physical?   29:34 - Do Catholics really believe in the same God as Muslims?  36:25 - How does praying for souls in purgatory help them?  41:30 - Why do Catholics focus more on Jesus than the Father or the Holy Spirit?  45:37 - My aunt wanted me to have her ashes after she passed, so I have an urn in my home. I am Catholic, she was not. What should I do with her ashes?  49:12 - It is said that Catholics follow Scripture and Tradition. Is there a book that has all the traditions listed?   52:50 - I see in some Churches that some say the Apostle’s Creed, and some say the Nicene Creed. What is the difference between the two? Are they interchangeable?