Open Line, Friday

Theology
Open Line, Friday - 09/18/2020 - Political Prudence
Colin gives us a lesson on the hierarchy of the faithful and political prudence, Are the writings of Luisa Picarreta approved by the Church?, Do the laity have the right to choose their next parish priest?, and more on today's Open Line Friday with EWTN V.P. of Theology Colin Donovan.
Open Line, Friday - 09/11/2020 - Signs of the Times
Colin gives us a lesson on signs and the End Times, How can I overcome a sin and be truly repentant?, Why can't we distribute Communion in cups?, Do Catholics believe in the inerrancy of scripture, and if so what do we mean by that term?, and more on today's Open Line Friday with EWTN V.P. of Theology Colin Donovan.
Open Line, Friday - 09/04/2020 - Seamless Garment and Life Issues
Colin gives us a lesson on the Seamless Garment and Life Issues, and more on today's Open Line Friday with EWTN V.P. of Theology Colin Donovan.
Open Line, Friday - 08/28/2020 - Great Mystery of the Trinity
The Roman Catholic Church claims that the Pope is the head of Christ's bride, the Church and that he has universal jurisdiction. How is that not a direct contradiction to what was proclaimed in Canon 6 of the Council of Nicaea?, Where do we get the word Purgatory?, Was Jesus separated from the rest of the Trinity while he was on earth?, and more on today's Open Line Friday with EWTN V.P. of Theology Colin Donovan.
Open Line, Friday - 08/21/2020 - Saints and Indulgences
Did Mary have pain during childbirth? If she did, that means she was not free from original sin?, My fiancé is Catholic, and I am Greek Orthodox. Will we still be able to have a valid marriage?, How can the Pope or the Church determine infallibly that a person is in Heaven as a Saint?, How do plenary indulgences work?, and more on today's Open Line Friday with EWTN V.P. of Theology Colin Donovan.
Open Line, Friday - 08/14/2020 - God's Power at Work
I’m curious why the Rosary is prayed counter clockwise?, If the papacy is not the antichrist, as claimed by many Protestants, who or what is it?, In the Book of Acts, there are a couple instances where people were baptized only in the name of Jesus. Why is that?, What is the difference between doctrine and dogma?, and more on today's Open Line Friday with EWTN V.P. of Theology Colin Donovan.
Open Line, Friday - 08/07/2020 - Three Days of Darkness
Can you recommend a good translation of Vatican II?, I would like to know about the devotion of the first Saturdays. One of the criteria is to receive Holy Communion on that day. This criteria cannot be fulfilled now, so do we still fulfil the devotion?, Can a faithful Catholic be buried with just the Rite of Committal and without the wake or funeral?, and more on today's Open Line Friday with EWTN V.P. of Theology Colin Donovan.
Open Line, Friday - 07/31/2020 - Sacraments of the Old Covenant
I had always thought that the concept of premillennialism did not exist until the 19th century. My question is, why did the tradition change to an amillennial view (Origen, Augustine)?, What’s the Catholic response to the woman in Rev 12 being Israel instead of Mary?, and more on today's Open Line Friday with EWTN V.P. of Theology Colin Donovan.
Open Line, Friday - 07/24/2020 - An Unbloody Sacrifice
Does the Catholic Church have an teaching about organ donation?, St. Iranaeus says that both Sts. Peter and Paul established the Church. How do you know Peter was the first pope and not Paul?, How is the Mass an unbloody sacrifice?, and more on today's Open Line Friday with EWTN V.P. of Theology Colin Donovan.
Open Line, Friday - 07/17/2020 - Encore - Personhood of the Trinity
(Encore)Does the ACNA have valid ordinations?, How can we accept suffering caused by evil acts? How do the victims cope with that suffering?, Does capitalism provide too much material wealth, thereby causing more harm than good?, Can you explain the personhood of the members of the Trinity?, and more on today's Open Line Friday with EWTN V.P. of Theology Colin Donovan.
Open Line, Friday - 07/10/2020 - Prayers for the Dead
Should we pray for the dead?, What is the president of the assembly?, Why has the Church age been as long as it has?, Where is scripture on Purgatory?, and more on today's Open Line Friday with EWTN V.P. of Theology Colin Donovan.
Open Line, Friday - 07/03/2020 - Mailbag!
Your emails and voicemails are answered on a special mailbag edition of Open Line Friday with EWTN V.P. of Theology Colin Donovan.
Open Line, Friday - 06/26/2020 - Personhood of the Trinity
Does the ACNA have valid ordinations?, How can we accept suffering caused by evil acts? How do the victims cope with that suffering?, Does capitalism provide too much material wealth, thereby causing more harm than good?, Can you explain the personhood of the members of the Trinity?, and more on today's Open Line Friday with EWTN V.P. of Theology Colin Donovan.
Open Line, Friday - 06/19/2020 - Sacred Heart of Jesus
If I forget to confess some sins, honestly forget some, and the priest says all your sins are forgiven, are all forgiven even the ones I missed?, Why are there discrepancies in the relics of the crucifixion?, What does the Holy Spirit do in the sacrament of Confirmation?, and more on today's Open Line Friday with EWTN V.P. of Theology Colin Donovan.
Open Line, Friday - 06/12/2020 - The Weight of All Human Sin
If the Lord's actual body and blood are present for a limited amount of time in the Eucharist at Mass, what is different for Eucharistic adoration that his presence lasts much longer than during the Catholic Mass?, When the Bible says flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom, how does that line up with resurrection of the body?, and more on today's Open Line Friday with EWTN V.P. of Theology Colin Donovan.