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Sat, 22 July 2017
In this episode of Catholic Answers Live (July 11, 2017, 1st hour), Jimmy answers the following questions:
0:15 What are some of Cy's favorite books?
2:30 What's significant about John Paul II's book "Crossing the Threshold of Hope"? (Hint: One thing is that he basically revealed the Third Secret of Fatima in it!)
4:50 Did Joseph Ratzinger ghostwrite many of John Paul II's writings?
6:35 How to find hidden treasures in John Paul II's and Benedict XVI's Wednesday audiences.
11:50 How to respond to the challenge that Catholicism is false because it bases its teachings on things other than the Bible--the word of God.
16:00 What is the new path that Pope Francis has instituted for people becoming saints?
25:17 - What are some early church sources about the immaculate conception?
31:26 - Can a pope be a heretic personally?
33:40 - What is the earliest evidence for Purgatory?
37:50 - In Acts 11, St. Paul says his proof for the Gentiles in the Church is that the Holy Spirit falls on them. Is this analogous to the Holy Spirit working in other churches today?
44:06 - What are we supposed to be doing in the afterlife?
46:30 - How do we define grace? Someone told me we merit grace, but we also receive initial grace free of merit. So what are the different kinds of grace, where are some places we can find them in the Bible?
54:55 - Can a non-baptized person, who’s married to a Catholic, receive a Catholic funeral and burial?
57:50 - Do dogs go to Heaven?
The Salvation Controversy by Jimmy Akin
Direct download: ca170711a_0.mp3
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Fri, 21 July 2017
In this episode of Catholic Answers Live (July 13, 2017, 2nd hour), Jimmy answers the following questions:
4:25 How to responding to the challenge that Acts isn't reliable history because it was written long after the events it describes.
12:11 - How can we use the internet for evangelism?
20:40 - In Revelation what does it mean at the end when it gives a curse to people who add or subtract?
29:39 - I’m wondering if there’s a definitive description of Heaven and Purgatory.
34:45 - Why is it that God can strike someone dead with no warning?
44:50 - Do you believe that Catholics and Protestants can be reconciled? And what form might it take?
51:32 - I’m marrying a non-Catholic and he has some weird history questions, why is the Vatican surrounded with walls? Where did all the treasure from the Crusades go?
Direct download: ca170713b_0.mp3
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Thu, 20 July 2017
In this episode of Catholic Answers Live (June 22, 2017, 1st hour), Jimmy answers the following questions:
Mon, 17 July 2017
Jimmy Akin, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Dom Bettinelli discuss the announcement of Jodi Whittaker as the 13th Doctor. What does it mean for the Doctor to be a woman now?
How will it change the show? Is there any precedent in Doctor Who history?
And what does the mysterious word "pre-pleblican" mean?
And next time, we’ll be discussing the Big Finish audio play, “Spare Parts”.
If you want to listen before our next episode, you can purchase and download the audio play for just three dollars.
Here's the reveal video:
Direct download: WHO035.mp3
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Tue, 4 July 2017
Jimmy Akin, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Dom Bettinelli discuss and analyze the 12th episode of the 10th Season of Doctor Who entitled “The Doctor Falls.”
Cybermen attack! Regenerations amok! Teary goodbyes.
This episode has it all as it brings to a conclusion this season of Doctor Who with only the Christmas special left with Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat. We discuss it all!
But you don’t have to wait until Christmas for more Secrets of Doctor Who.
Next time, we’ll be discussing the Big Finish audio play, “Spare Parts.”
If you want to listen before our next episode, you can purchase and download the audio play for just $0.99.
Direct download: WHO034.mp3
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