Category Archives: Rights of the Faithful

Why Do Marriage Annulments Take So Long?

Q: Why does it take so long for people who request marriage annulments to get them? I know a couple of different people who have been waiting for an answer for over a year! They’re not all from the same … Continue reading

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Can We Receive Holy Communion Twice on Christmas Day?

Q: When we were kids, we were told that on Christmas Day, we were allowed to receive Holy Communion twice, if we attended two Masses.  The same was true for Easter.  Is this still allowed?  –Margie A: As was discussed … Continue reading

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Can Pro-Abortion Politicians Receive Holy Communion?

Q: What does the Code of Canon Law say about pro-abortion politicians being allowed to receive Holy Communion?  –Jay A: It’s tempting to reply, “It depends on whom you ask.” Theology and canon law can be, and already have been, … Continue reading

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Can Homosexual Men be Ordained to the Priesthood?

Q: Since we have the right to receive the sacraments, why does the Church now say that homosexual men can’t be ordained as priests? Aren’t their rights being violated? I’m not saying that homosexuals should be ordained, but I’m just … Continue reading

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Homeschooling and Catechetics

Q: My husband and I are going to homeschool our children. Since the catechism program at our parish is really bad, we want to homeschool them in their faith as well. We’re wondering if we can’t just prepare them for … Continue reading

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