Which Is the Earliest Version of the Our Father?
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January 16, 2019

Which Is the Earliest Version of the Our Father?

Full Question Which is the earliest version of the Our Father? Answer The earliest version is found in the Gospels of Matthew (6:9-13) and Luke (11:2-4). Scholars debate which Gospel is…
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Did Jesus Really Raise Lazarus from the Dead?
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January 16, 2019

Did Jesus Really Raise Lazarus from the Dead?

Full Question Is the story of the raising of Lazarus (John 11:1-44) a true story or symbolic? Why are the synoptic Gospels silent with this major story in Christ's life?…
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Would God Have Sinned in Having Isaac Killed?
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January 16, 2019

Would God Have Sinned in Having Isaac Killed?

Full Question Why isn’t God asking Abraham to murder his son a moral contradiction? Answer The answer is contingent upon a correct understanding of the word murder. Murder is taking the life…
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January 12, 2019

Isn’t it good to know if you’re sexually compartible with someone you’re about to marry?

Answer: By this i take it you're referring to the merit and therefore the morality of pre-marital sex. If it is okay to have sex with someone before marrying them…
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If an unmarried couple gets pregnant, should they get married?
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December 30, 2018

If an unmarried couple gets pregnant, should they get married?

This isn't a straightforward yes-or-no answer, since every case is different. However, if you're talking about if two people who are incompatible and unfit for marriage should marry just because…
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Receiving the Sacraments After Divorce and Remarriage
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December 30, 2018

Isn’t ‘annulment’ a fancy word for divorce? What’s the difference?

Nope, they are really different things. A divorce is basically the breaking apart of a validly contracted marriage. In the eyes of the state, a marriage isn't indissoluble. It can…
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Is it true that sexual intercourse between a married couple is sinful if the spouses do it with lust for each other?
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December 30, 2018

If we’re engaged can we have sex? We’re getting married anyway.

Well, no. Engagement is merely physical and has no spiritual dimension. Until a couple stands in front of God and his people to pledge themselves to each other, they're not…
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December 30, 2018

How to know if you should marry the person you’re dating?

God should be your most prized "possession"; whatever you do, you should seek His will and glory. He, in turn, makes you holy, happy and joyful. When in a relationship with…
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December 22, 2018

Will my marriage continue in heaven?

Full Question Is the promise of eternal marital love feasible? Will my marriage really continue in heaven? Answer I have never heard of any marital promise that exceeds death, most…
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Is it okay for Catholics to celebrate Halloween? An exorcist explains
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November 5, 2018

Is it okay for Catholics to celebrate Halloween? An exorcist explains

For years, Cecilia Cunningham and her husband took their children trick-or-treating in their then-suburban Philadelphia neighborhood. Denver, CO (Catholic Online) - "It was the kind of neighborhood outside of Philadelphia…
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