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#10834 Why We’re Pro-Life - Trent Horn
18:03 – What should we say to young women who are forced to have an abortion?
24:03 – I’m not Catholic, my wife left me and returned pregnant. I raised the child as my own and became pro-life because of that.
29:10 – How do I talk to women who have had abortions who refuse to even consider any argument?
35:00 – How do I answer the following two objections: 1. The fetus is not a person. 2. You’re a hypocrite because you’re not adopting.
42:01 – Why do people refer to the unborn child as an it?
46:59 – I had an abortion and it left a scar on my soul, and I never want anyone to go through that.
#10833 Why We’re Pro-Life - Stephanie Gray Connors
08:13 – How do you respond to a pro-choicer that answers the question “what are the unborn?” correctly but persists in the pro-choice side?
14:43 – How do I talk to young girls about being pro-life?
18:30 – What are we to do about states that are now denying medication because lawmakers aren’t looking at the details of the law since Dobbs?
28:48 – What would you say to someone who says they’re “not pro-murdering babies, but pro-women in tough pregnancies who don’t have a choice?”
33:31 – How do we approach a situation if the priest at our parish doesn’t have the same intensity to tackle this issue?
36:09 – How do you respond to someone that says if they had been aborted the world would not have changed?
42:54 – Can a baby feel pain weeks after 20 weeks? Is this a typo in the book?
46:53 – Why do we never address the fathers of aborted children?
49:00 – Cardinal Arinze stated that the life in the womb belongs to someone else. We are meant to bring forward children in life.
#10832 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin
03:36 – I’m a minister at a protestant denomination and have hang ups on the Marian dogmas.
19:04 – I’m not Catholic because I’ve never had someone give me a good response for the persecution of Jews and protestants during the inquisition.
33:50 – How do the saints listen to our prayers if they’re dead?
43:25 – I’m not Catholic yet, I don’t fully understand Mary’s role as co-redemptrix.
48:36 – I’m not Catholic because I wasn’t evangelized.
#10831 Why Aren’t You Catholic? - Joe Heschmeyer
06:07 – I’m was raised Catholic and now I go to a non-denominational church. I still call myself Catholic but need some convincing to go back to a Catholic Church. I’m happy at my non-denominational church.
13:49 – I grew up Methodist and not Catholic because this is how I grew up.
22:57 – I’m not Catholic because praying to saints sounds like idolatry. Also, why are there so many religions?
33:52 – I’m not Catholic because there seems to be more requirements. At least as a Christian I know I’m saved.
41:47 – I’m Orthodox, I don’t see the Papacy as the Catholics do. The Christians of the first millennium were Orthodox.
#10829 Open Forum - David Anders
5:00 – Is it possible to get Catholic politicians who are not faithful to be excommunicated?
15:11 – What happens to the soul of a baby who was miscarried?
19:15 – How does a potentially new Catholic make sense of the art that the synod official page just posted?
29:38 – What is your opinion of the current state of affairs in the leadership of the Church and the perceived suppression of the Latin mass and Latin language in general?
37:21 – I’ve noticed that Catholics have a very hard time on the communal aspect. Communal events don’t really happen anymore. What are your thoughts on this?
48:41 – How do we correct boys in public concerning manners and acting in a morally upright way without being too harsh?
#10828 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin
01:23 – I’ve heard an argument from Protestants that Mary did have original sin because it was transferred through the male parent. This would solve the issue of Jesus being associated with sin. How do I respond?
06:19 -Where do near death experiences fall into the Church’s understanding of the afterlife?
13:49 – What empire treated the Israelites best in the Old Testament?
17:55 – How do I reconcile the violence in the Old Testament compared to what Jesus taught in the New Testament?
28:58 – Does the prophecy in Daniel 7 prove that the Catholic Church is going to mislead the world?
36:30 – How do you respond to someone who claims that scripture supports or condones slavery?
44:04 – Could a non-Christians receive absolution in a case of emergency?
49:55 – Where did the people that died before the coming of Jesus go?
52:13 – I’m interested in going to a bible school. Are there any Catholic bible schools or should I pursue a Christian bible school?
53:46 – Are Anglican prayer beads and prayer ropes permissible to be prayed as a Catholic? What are your general thoughts on them?
Always learn something. Thank you.
Thank you for dispelling myths of the crusades.
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I am learning so much listening to this podcast. All the guest are so knowledgeable!