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2.  Saints
3.  Disciplines, practices, tradition
4.  Purgatory and Indulgences
5.  On The Holy Mass: Ordo and Tridentine liturgies
6.  Blessed Virgin Mary, Jesus Mother
7.  Questions from seeking and confused Christians
7G. Homosexuality Issues
8.  Life and Pro-life issues
9.  The doctrine, "Outside the Church there is no Salvation"
10. Sacred Scripture
11. About Sects or Cults
12. Catholic view of Justification and Salvation
13. the Papacy, the Pope and Infallibility
14. About the Sacraments
15. Relationship and Marriage situations
16. Church views toward specific people, organizations and events
17. Catholic Doctrine and Church teachings
18. Church views toward specific practices
19. Church Internals
20. Church History
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1. 2.   BOB MIKE|SS How does someone thank Padre Pio for these healing intercessions?
2. 2.   MIKE MIKE|SS Are Queen Mary I of England and Queen Isabella of Spain saints of the Church?
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3. 3GN   EE MIKE|SS Can you eat meat on Fridays if you are over age 65?
4 3.   EE MIKE|SS Should I sing while fasting and what should I do if fasting for a beautiful voice doesn't work?
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5. 4.   BOB-MIKE MIKE|SS Does the Church endorse St Gertrude's prayer which results in the release of 1,000 Holy Souls?
6. 4. New BOB-MIKE MIKE|SS Can you confirm my views of the after life and answer some related questions on Purgatory?
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EE-MIKE MIKE|SS What is Purgatory, is it a basic teaching, and what's the significance of Mary within the Church?
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8. 5.   EE MIKE|SS What is the definition of liturgy and is this term only used by Catholics?
9. 5.   AA MIKE|SS What is the Church's official policy regarding Word and Communion services?
10. 5.   EE-BOB MIKE|SS Why wouldn't the keyboard be acceptable as a musical instrument for the Mass?
11. 5.   AA MIKE|SS Can you recommend a Sunday Missal for me to use?
12. 5   EE MIKE|SS Why don't Masses on Saturday before 4:00 pm count for Sunday?
13. 5. New JOHN-EE-AA MIKE|SS Does a Sacristan bow or knee in front of a closed tabernacle and what if I have things in my hands?
14. 5. New BOB MIKE|SS What is the proper manner for carrying the Cross in the procession and recession of the Mass?
15. 5. New EE MIKE|SS What should I say to my non-Catholic friend when she receives Communion with me at Mass?
16. 5+14CF 1 EE MIKE|SS Do you have to be confirmed to receive Holy Communion?
17. 5+18 2 AA-JD-MIKE MIKE|SS Why is Latin a dead language and why do you talk in a dead language while you are in Church?
18. 5+15 3 BOB MIKE|SS As a 74-year-old, can I receive Communion if I'm single but sexually intimate with my boyfriend?
19. 5+15 4 BOB MIKE|SS What should I do if I know of unrepentant Catholics having sex and receiving Communion?
20. 5+18 10 EE MIKE|SS If I go to Mass, would it be OK for me to work on Sunday, since our family really needs the money?
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21. 6.   MIKE MIKE|SS How many days do I say the Emergency 921 Chaplet novena to the Mother of Mercy?
22. 6. New PM-MIKE MIKE|SS Shouldn't the prayer, the Hail Mary, be changed from the Mother of God to the Mother of Jesus?
23. 10+6 5 JD+EE MIKE|SS Where did Jesus say biblically, 'In order to get into Heaven you must know Me through my Mother?'
24. 7+6 6 EE MIKE|SS Is this help from the Holy Spirit or my Guardian Angel and where does Mary sit?
25. 4+6 New
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EE-MIKE MIKE|SS What is Purgatory, is it a basic teaching, and what's the significance of Mary within the Church?
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26. 7.   EE-JD MIKE|SS In order to be forgiven, can he go to Confession or does he have to turn himself into the police?
27. 7.   EE-MIKE
-JD
MIKE|SS Was this a miracle after praying to Jesus and the Holy Spirit and why would this healing stop?
28. 7.   MIKE MIKE|SS What should I do if I have wanted to convert for a while but have no Catholic parishes in my area?
29. 7.   EE MIKE|SS We don't baptize until age 13 but because I was baptized a Catholic, can I remove my membership?
30. 7. 11 MIKE-EE-JD-AA MIKE|SS Are Catholics returning after an absence or returning under special cases treated differently?
31. 7.   BOB MIKE|SS Is my faith strong enough to live in this type of environment with these type of people?
32. 7.   EE-PM-BK MIKE|SS What if I sin after Confirmation, does it make it worse, and how does one deal with porn issues?
33. 7.   EE MIKE|SS Should I turn myself in for these crimes or should I just compensate for these sins|shortcomings?
34. 7.   EE MIKE|SS At 16, am I still able to receive all the sacraments and how do I accomplish this?
35. 7.   EE MIKE|SS Do you have advice for one who's been away from the Church but has been thinking about death?
36. 7.   MIKE-JD-PM MIKE|SS How can an Anglican receive Communion in such a way that Christ is really present?
37. 7.   BOB-MIKE-PM-MA MIKE|SS What exactly are the Church's teachings on child raising, caring for children, and child abuse?
38. 7.   BOB MIKE|SS What is entailed and how long does it take to receive First Communion and be confirmed?
39. 7.   MIKE MIKE|SS Do I need to be validly baptized to join the Catholic Church and what's the Petrine Privilege?
40. 7.   MIKE-JD MIKE|SS What should I do if my parents are Muslim and Kurdish but I want to join the Christian faith?
41. 7.   BOB-MIKE MIKE|SS Is God asking me to go in a different path or am I incorrectly interpreting these Bible passages?
42. 7.   MIKE-JD MIKE|SS What does a married Hindu have to do to join the Catholic faith and have his marriage blessed?
43. 7. New MIKE MIKE|SS Due to the gravity of my sins, should I go to Confession before becoming a Catholic?
44. 7. New EE MIKE|SS Since I don't wish to be included, if I ask my bishop to excommunicated me, can he tell my family?
45. 7. New EE MIKE|SS Are non-believers who are open-minded to other religions allowed to go to Confession?
46. 7. New EE-JD MIKE|SS Do you have advice for someone who's seriously been searching for a way to return to the Church?
47. 7. New MIKE-JD MIKE|SS Can you tell a young Unitarian Universalist who wants to be Catholic what's need for Baptism?
48. 7+6 6 EE MIKE|SS Is this help is from the Holy Spirit or my Guardian Angel and where does Mary sit?
49. 7+15. 14 BOB MIKE|SS Can I still join the faith if my wife and I are separated and a resolution seems like a faint hope?
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50. 7H+17. 12 PM MIKE|SS Is an addiction to a mortal sin, a mortal or venial sin?
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51. 8.   MIKE MIKE|SS If we slept in different guest rooms at each others house while visiting, would it be sinful?
52. 8.   EE MIKE|SS Is it OK for a widowed Catholic man to date a divorced Catholic woman working on her annulment?

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8.   BOB-MIKE-PM MIKE|SS As a 17-year-old teenager, am I able to have sex or should I wait until Marriage?
54. 8.   MIKE MIKE|SS Is it OK to date my mother's first cousin's daughter?
55. 8.   MIKE MIKE|SS Should I give this guy that I like a second chance?
56. 8.   MIKE-BOB MIKE|SS Is this OK to enjoy my climax without my husband seeing it takes so long when he's embracing me?
57. 8. New JD MIKE|SS Is having an argument with my wife Sandra about the furnace a sin?
58. 15+8 8 BOB MIKE|SS What should I do and say if my wife says, she will leave me if I can't get her pregnant?
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59. 10.   JD MIKE|SS What is the New Testament about?
60. 10.   EE MIKE|SS Referring to Matthew 2:23, where in the prophets is it written that Jesus shall be called a Nazarene?
61. 10.   PM-EE MIKE|SS Is it okay for a Catholic to use or read a Protestant Bible?
62. 10.   JD MIKE|SS Since Paul Bible says this, shouldn't we go back to the order of Paul and do all of what Paul did?
63. 10.   MIKE-JD MIKE|SS Is there any credence to these prophecies and could there be another second, risen king?
64. 10. New MIKE-JD MIKE|SS Can you tell me what version of the Bible I should use for my own personal at home reading?
65. 10. New EE-JD MIKE|SS Why does the Church teach, from Colossians, the "traditions of men" on many Marian teachings?
66. 10+6 5 JD+EE MIKE|SS Where did Jesus say biblically, In order to get into Heaven you must know Me through my Mother?
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7 EE-MIKE MIKE|SS Where are we biblically told to have priests, where are the qualifications, and who are overseers?
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68. 14BP   MIKE MIKE|SS Since my sister is having twins, does she need separate Godparents for each child?
           
69. 14HO.   MIKE MIKE|SS Can a person with Asperger's syndrome become a priest?
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7 EE-MIKE MIKE|SS Where are we biblically told to have priests, where are the qualifications, and who are overseers?
           
71. 14CFM   BOB MIKE|SS In writing down my chosen Confirmation saint, did I choose a different one by accident?
72. 5+14CFM 1 EE MIKE|SS Do you have to be confirmed to receive Holy Communion?
           
73. 14MG   EE-MIKE MIKE|SS What is the purpose of an engagement, what rituals are important, and who should be included?
74. 14MG. New JD MIKE|SS What countries can I have a Catholic wedding without a civil wedding?
           
75. 14CF New PM MIKE|SS If a person sexually assaults someone, will God forgive them, and must the priest tell the police?
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76. 15.   EE-PM MIKE|SS With this marital past, can I become Catholic and, if so, will the Church recognize a late marriage?
77. 15.   MIKE MIKE|SS With this marital history, is it possible to get back in good standing with the Catholic Church?
78. 15.   MIKE MIKE|SS If I convert, would my marriage be annulled, and would I have to raise my children in the faith?
79. 15. New MIKE-JD MIKE|SS Is my marriage recognized by the Church as a valid marriage and can I remarry as a Catholic?
80. 15. New BOB MIKE|SS Will the Church still marry us in the Catholic faith if I repent before re-entering the Church?
81. 15. New EE MIKE|SS If I saved my virginity but my husband didn't, since I'm not his first, am I committing adultery?
82. 15. New MIKE-JD MIKE|SS If my first wife was not baptized was my marriage recognized in the Catholic Church?
83. 15+7 14 BOB MIKE|SS Can I still join the faith if my wife and I are separated and a resolution seems like a faint hope?
84. 15+8 8 BOB MIKE|SS What should I do and say if my wife says, she will leave me if I can't get her pregnant?
85. 5+15 3 BOB MIKE|SS As a 74-year-old, can I receive Communion if I'm single but sexually intimate with my boyfriend?
86. 5+15 4 BOB MIKE|SS What should I do if I know of unrepentant Catholics having sex and receiving Communion?
87. 15+7. 11 MIKE-EE-JD-AA MIKE|SS Are Catholics returning after an absence or returning under special cases treated differently?
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88. 16.   MIKE-JD-AA MIKE|SS What do you think about Germany assessing an annual tax on members of the Catholic Church?
89. 16. New PM MIKE|SS Do you believe different religious perspectives affect the way an individual views Secularism?
90. 16. New EE. MIKE|SS What is the prophecy of Malachy?
91. 16+19 9 EE-MIKE MIKE|SS As a Catholic, where is the Church failing and is the Church reaching out to the passive Catholic?
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92. 17.   EE-PM MIKE|SS Can you answer these theological questions so I can solve an ongoing life issue?
93. 17.   PM-MIKE MIKE|SS Why is catholic not capitalized in the Nicene Creed?
94. 17.   PM-BOB MIKE|SS How close is God with the Great Spirit from the Cherokee religion and are they comparable?
95. 17.   EE-PM MIKE|SS How can a Catholic defend God choosing to create the human populace, knowing many would sin?
96. 17.   MIKE-JD MIKE|SS Could the Son also unite Himself to aliens and what saves us: the death or the blood of Christ?
97. 17.   BOB MIKE|SS If God the Father and the Son have always existed, how can Jesus be born a man and eternal?
98. 17.   MIKE MIKE|SS What is your view on how I reply to this social media post: What is your religion?
99. 17.   MIKE MIKE|SS Do you have thoughts on this Evangelical pastor's view on praying to the saints and Heaven?
100. 17. New MIKE-JD MIKE|SS Can you tell me where this phrase is in the Catechism of the Catholic Church?
101. 17. New BOB MIKE|SS Does God allow bad things to happen so that He can be glorified when a solution is found?
102. 17. New JD MIKE|SS Was Man's sin against God inevitable seeing their descendants would have sinned anyway?
103. 17+7H 12 PM MIKE|SS Is an addiction to a mortal sin, a mortal or venial sin?
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104. 18.   EE MIKE|SS Can Catholics smoke cigarettes?
105. 18.   EE MIKE|SS Since it's the same thing as suicide, is it a sin to put a animal to sleep and what's St. Francis' view?
106. 18. New PM MIKE|SS What are your thoughts on switching Christian denominations and why do people switch?
107. 18. New BOB MIKE|SS May I sprinkle holy water for my adult children, though they are not physically in my presence?
108. 5+18 2 AA-JD-MIKE MIKE|SS Why is Latin a dead language and why do you talk in a dead language while you are in Church?
109. 5+18 10 EE MIKE|SS If I go to Mass, would it be OK for me to work on Sunday, since our family really needs the money?
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110. 19.   BOB MIKE|SS Who runs the parish offices when a Pastor, in charge of two parishes, is only at one of them?
111. 16+19 9 EE-MIKE MIKE|SS As a Catholic, where is the Church failing and is the Church reaching out to the passive Catholic?
           
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98. 5. New BOB MIKE|SS Are you allowed to distribute the Eucharist to someone who is not Catholic but comes to Mass?
99. 10. New MIKE MIKE|SS Can you answer these questions from the three parables found in St. Luke's Gospel, Chapter 15?
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