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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
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Is it bad to chew the Eucharist?

I personally teach children to imbibe the habit of allowing the host dissolve in the mouth than chew. Even though there is no directive from the Church concerning this. You can decide to either chew or let dissolve. In the past, people always chewed because then the host was more…
catholcor
July 11, 2017
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Is it a sin for women to attend mass bare headed?

No, it is not a sin. The norm of head covering for women is derived from St Paul's words in 1 Cor 11:2-16 and used to be binding in the Church. In canon 1262 §2 of the 1917 Code of Canon Law, the Church maintained the Pauline discipline: "Men, in a church…
catholcor
July 11, 2017