Jimmy Akin Podcast

Here is my appearance on Kresta in the Afternoon from Monday, August 8, 2011, talking about the new translation of the Mass that will be going into effect this Advent.

Topics discussed include the length of God's nose (yes! really! listen to find out what this means!) and kneeling for Communion.

Direct download: kpm_20110808_2.mp3
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Here is Voris's original video on YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8Qr36uGCQQ

And the original CNA interview with Cardinal Canizares Llovera:

http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/spanish-cardinal-recommends-that-catholics-receive-communion-on-the-tongue/

And here's GIRM 160 (2011 ed.):

160.   The Priest then takes the paten or ciborium and approaches the communicants, who usually come up in procession.

It is not permitted for the faithful to take the consecrated Bread or the sacred chalice by themselves and, still less, to hand them on from one to another among themselves. The norm established for the Dioceses of the United States of America is that Holy Communion is to be received standing, unless an individual member of the faithful wishes to receive Communion while kneeling (Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Instruction Redemptionis Sacramentum, 25 March 2004, no. 91).  

When receiving Holy Communion, the communicant bows his or her head before the Sacrament as a gesture of reverence and receives the Body of the Lord from the minister.  The consecrated host may be received either on the tongue or in the hand, at the discretion of each communicant.  When Holy Communion is received under both kinds, the sign of reverence is also made before receiving the Precious Blood.

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  • JIMMY AKIN PODCAST 006 (7/30/11)

* Philip from Fullerton, CA asks about Calvin and Double Predestination

  

  http://www.reformed.org/master/index.html?mainframe=/books/institutes/ (Calvin's Institutes)

  http://www.the-highway.com/DoublePredestination_Sproul.html (Sproul's article)

* Steve from Dayville, CT asks about the reasonableness of faith

  * Faith and Evidence

  * Evidence for the Unseen

  * The Role of Experiments

* Josh asks about feeling God's presence in nature

Psalm 19

[1] The heavens are telling the glory of God;

and the firmament proclaims his handiwork.

[2] Day to day pours forth speech,

and night to night declares knowledge.

[3] There is no speech, nor are there words;

their voice is not heard;

[4] yet their voice goes out through all the earth,

and their words to the end of the world.

In them he has set a tent for the sun,

[5] which comes forth like a bridegroom leaving his chamber,

and like a strong man runs its course with joy.

[6] Its rising is from the end of the heavens,

and its circuit to the end of them;

and there is nothing hid from its heat.

Romans 1

[19] For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. 

[20] Ever since the creation of the world his invisible nature, namely, his eternal power and deity, has been clearly perceived in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse; 

[21] for although they knew God they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking and their senseless minds were darkened. 

[22] Claiming to be wise, they became fools, 

[23] and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man or birds or animals or reptiles.

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JIMMY AKIN PODCAST EPISODE 005 (7/23/11)

* AL ASKS ABOUT ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

  * If A.I. were ever achieved at a level which would be close to or equal to human intelligence how would we approach it?  Would it be morally right to create A.I. if we were capable of it?  

  * If this A.I. were able to be fully sentient, would it deserved to be given rights, such as in Asimov's novels?

  * Would God give it a soul?

* ANONYMOUS ASKS ABOUT HELL

  * How to square the idea of hell with the mercy and love of God.

  * How can an finite number of years of sinning result in an infinite amount of punishment?

* MARK ASKS ABOUT ALIENS & SALVATION

  * Do (or could) aliens have souls? Could some have them and not others? How could we tell?

  * Could it be possible that aliens are a race unaffected by the Fall and thus don't need salvation?

  * Was Christ's sacrifice for the benefit of humans alone? If so, could there be another mechanism of salvation for ensouled aliens?

  * Would the discovery of alien races mean that Adam and Eve probably didn't live on Earth and probably lived waaaay before we thought?

  * Could Adam and Eve be descended from another race? What would that mean when (and if) it could be squared with Genesis?

  * Could it be possible that there are other creatures besides humans and angels (and aliens) that are even outside the physical world that we don't know about? Could there be another world that's not physical or spiritual, but something else?

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JIMMY AKIN PODCAST EPISODE 004 (7/16/11)

 

* JOSCAT ASKS ABOUT USING PIRATED SOFTWARE

* DARLA ASKS WHY WE MENTION PONTIUS PILATE IN THE CREED

* RAY ASKS WHY THE CHURCH FATHERS SAY THE TRANSFIGURATION WAS ON MT. TABOR

* JACK FROM ARDMORE ASKS WHETHER CATHOLICS USE SPRINKLING FOR BAPTISM

 

LINK FOR THE MT. TABOR SEGMENT: http://oce.catholic.com/index.php?title=Transfiguration

 

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JIMMY AKIN PODCAST EPISODE 003 (7/9/11)

 

ERIC ASKS ABOUT COLONIZING SPACE

* What if space colonizers can't bring priests with them? What are the faithful to do?

* Could a space bishop function in communion with Rome if there is little or no contact with Rome (or just really really long delays in messages sent back and forth)?

* What if there is limited or no possibility to produce bread and wine?

* Mass in zero-G?

* How would the liturgical calendar square with days and years of varying length? What about differences in how colonizers experience time due to relativity?

 

PAUL FROM HAWAII ASKS ABOUT PETER AND THE PAPACY

  * What is the evidence Peter died at Rome?

  * What is the evidence for an “unbroken” line of popes?

 

VERSES MENTIONED IN THIS SEGMENT: John 21:18-19, 1 Peter 5:13, 2 Peter 13-15, Revelation 17:1-18, 18:20

 

LINKS FOR THIS SEGMENT:

  * FATHERS QUOTES: http://www.catholic.com/library/Was_Peter_in_Rome.asp

  * TOMB OF ST. PETER http://www.stpetersbasilica.org/Necropolis/MG/TheTombofStPeter-1.htm

  * THE FATHERS KNOW BEST http://shop.catholic.com/product.php?productid=16848&cat=0&page=1

 

 

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This is not an episode of my own podcast but an episode of Kresta in the Afternoon in which I joined Al Kresta to discuss the most recent developments in the Fr. Corapi case and to try to make sense of them. Please keep all in prayer. Segment starts at about the 7:00 minute mark. (NOTE: Link to original file now fixed.)

Direct download: kpm_20110705_1.mp3
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002 Sedevacantism, Is Jimmy a Robot? and the Seal of Confession--Jimmy Akin Podcast

JIMMY AKIN PODCAST EPISODE 002 (7/3/11)

* THANK YOU TO THOSE WHO HELPED, AND ESPECIALLY CAPTAIN JEFF!

* GERSON ASKS ABOUT SEDEVACANTISM

  * Sedevacantism involves the sin of schism

  * Invalid elections?

  * Cardinal Siri secretly elected pope?

  * Popes & heresy

  * John Paul II & the "priestess of Shiva"

  * John Paul II kissing the Qur'an

  * No pope ever again?

  * Cardinal Foley on aarti

HERE'S THE BLOG POST I REFER TO IN THE SEDEVACANTIST SEGMENT: 

  http://www.ncregister.com/blog/how-useful-is-this-argument-against-sedevacantism/

* STACY FROM LEXINGTON ASKS ABOUT CONFESSION

  * Is Jimmy a robot?

  * Why is the priest the "confessor"?

  * Can priests warn the authorities based on what they have learned in confession?

  * Must priests ignore what they know from confession in a parish setting?

  * Why is the Church so strict about the seal of confession?

WHAT'S YOUR QUESTION? WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO ASK?

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The EPIC podcast journey begins . . . Welcome to the first episode of my new podcast. In this episode we consider the question, "Is the day of our death fixed or can we change it by our actions?"

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