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You may have been going to confessions wrong. Here’s why

Many of us Catholics are tired of hearing our separated brethren insinuate or even directly accuse us of deceiving ourselves with a promise of forgiveness every time we sin. To them, we make sin easy: sin, confess, do penance and voila: you're free. This oversimplified notion is wrong but not…
catholcor
July 11, 2017
Q&A

Does the Church teach we will be judged twice?

Answer: Yes, the Particular and the Final Judgement. The Particular Judgement is what happens immediately after someone dies. Immediately the soul is sent to either hell or heaven or passes through the purifying fires of purgatory before going to heaven. This judgement is private. The Final Judgement is what happens…
catholcor
July 11, 2017
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Does God know if i will go to heaven or hell?

Answer: the short answer is : Yes. God's knowledge of our future follows necessarily from his perfection. God is perfect, and therefore all-knowing. If God didn't know something, then He isn't perfect. But we know God is perfect, therefore he knows all things. But, this does not mean that anyone…
catholcor
July 11, 2017
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Are there really many churches within the Catholic Church?

Answer: In a sense Yes. There are a number of particular or sui iuris Churches within the Universal Church, of which the Roman Catholic Church is one of them. These particular Churches have distinctive rites, which term refers to a liturgical, theological, and spiritual heritage. All these particular Church, though distinct in customs and…
catholcor
July 11, 2017
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Is it at all possible for women to be Catholic priests?

Answer: This is a very sensitive topic especially in our culture where everyone is very edgy about female exclusion. However, this is nothing like that.The truth is, many women have very keen understanding of the Scriptures and can deliver better homilies than most men, tend to parishioners better and live…
catholcor
July 11, 2017
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Is it a sin for your mind to wander at mass?

Answer: It largely depends on why the person isn't paying attention during mass. Most times, what we should pay attention to is what is willful and what isn't. Someone can be distracted because they're tired, in pains or worried about real problems they're having. When their minds wander involuntarily, it…
catholcor
July 11, 2017