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Regarding the Muslim Jesus

By Ali ibn Hassan  In Matthew 16:15-16, Jesus asks Peter, “Who do you say that I am?” Peter responds, “You are the Messiah, the son of the living God.” If Jesus asked a Muslim this same question, what would he say? To find out, let’s delve into a comparison between the Quran and Bible. The Annunciation […]

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We Infer the Apostles Practiced Confession

 Karlo Broussard Full Question Did the apostles practice confession? Answer There is no direct evidence that they did. However, we can reasonably infer that they did. First, we can assume that they would have administered the sacrament of confession given the fact that Christ gave them the authority to forgive and retain sin (John 20:23). It would […]

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Protestant Traditions You Won’t Find in the Bible

 Trent Horn When Catholics and Protestants have discussions about what divides us, Protestants often pepper their Catholic friends with the question, “Where is that in the Bible?” But seldom do they stop to apply the standard of sola scriptura to their own beliefs. If they did, they would find that some of them don’t come from the Bible at […]

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SHOULD CATHOLICS GO TO REFORMATION EVENTS?

 Matt Nelson Earlier this year I teamed up with Archbishop Donald Bolen, a member of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, to facilitate an “ecumenical apologetics” workshop for members of our archdiocese. Also in attendance was a Lutheran scholar from a nearby university who was invited to give a short reply to our presentations. […]

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The Deal with the Eucharistic Fast

By: Fr. Charles Grondin  Full Question Is it a sin if one does not fast before receiving the Eucharist? Answer The essence of sin is not the mere breaking of a law but in the attitude that leads to the breaking of the law (Mark 9:15). The eucharistic fast is in place to help us appreciate […]