#9788 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief. 
Questions Covered:

03:25 – Is the sacrifice of Christ that we see during the Mass ongoing or did it happen once? 
08:14 – What is purgatory and why is it necessary? 
15:03 – If the partial judgement is private and the final judgment is public, why are we now canonizing saints publicly and declaring their salvation? 
19:53 – Why do we strike our chest three times during the “Hail, Holy Queen” when we say ‘o clement, o loving, o sweet Virgin Mary’? 
23:15 – How are we meant to understand Romans 4:5-8 regarding the covering of sins? 
34:12 – How is the Catholic Church trying to evangelize when the Mass doesn’t focus on the preaching? 
43:10 – What is Catholic interpretation of Isaiah 9:6?   
50:29 – Is dialogue with other religions with the hope of converting them sinful? 

Want more from Jimmy Akin? 

The Bible Is A Catholic Book 

Teaching with Authority 
A Daily Defense: 365 Days (plus one) to Becoming a Better Apologist 
The Fathers Know Best: Your Essential Guide to the Teachings of the Early Church 

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