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July 27, 2017

How do you know Jesus was not simply “a good man” and nothing more.

Answer: When Christ came to the world, he brought a message never before heard, and that message can be summed up thus "I am the Son of God, I am…
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July 21, 2017

Can anyone live through life without sinning?

Yes, someone did: the Virgin Mary. Though she was blessed with the singular grace of being conceived without sin. She was not susceptible to sin as we are and led…
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July 21, 2017

Is it sinful or at all bad to kill in self defense?

No, it is not sinful to kill someone in self-defense as long as you are defending from a fatal attack. Your life is a great good that should be protected,…
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July 20, 2017

Does the Church say it’s okay to own guns for self-defense as a private citizen?

The truth is, there is little the Church has ever said about this to expressly answer this question. I'd like to believe one could have a legitimate reason to own…
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July 20, 2017

How sinful is internet fraud? ‘Everyone’ seems to be doing it.

We were surprised anyone would be asking us this kind of question. The original question was "Is internet fraud sinful", to which we simply responded, "Is stealing sinful?". And the…
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July 19, 2017

Does the Church support the death penalty?

Quick Answer: In a way, Yes. This is a somewhat technical question that requires great attention. The Church consider's the death penalty as a way for the State to defend…
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July 16, 2017

What Is Synodality and Collegiality?

Full Question What does "synodality" mean? Answer   Synodality is related to collegiality: Collegiality refers to the authority of each bishop as a successor of the apostles. No bishop can…
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July 16, 2017

Is it permitted for a lay person to give homily at Sunday Mass?

Not at all. This in fact is liturgical abuse. The General Instruction of the Roman Missal states: The homily should ordinarily be given by the priest celebrant himself. He may entrust it…
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July 16, 2017

Should we Sit or Kneel After Communion?

Full Question Our pastor sits after Communion while deacons are consuming the rest of the Precious Blood and tells congregation to sit too. Should we? Answer . The General Instruction…
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July 16, 2017

When is it okay to work on Sundays?

The Church teaches the necessity of resting from servile work on Sundays. We remember that even God rested after Creation: "He rested on the seventh day from all the work…
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