Busted Halo Cast
Answering your questions of faith

#463 Why did Pope Francis open the "Holy Doors" to begin the Jubilee Year of Mercy?
What is a Holy Door? When is it supposed to be opened? The team has some explanations.

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7:45 Question
25:30 Coming Attractions

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#462 How do I respond to my niece saying she is an Atheist?
What do you do when a family member says they're an Atheist and trusts you with this information? We have some advice.

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7:04 Question
19:53 Coming Attractions

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Why have two versions of the same story? The team explains.

 

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13:23 Question

32:00 Coming Attractions

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#460 Can you disagree with church teaching and still be a faithful Catholic?
Is it okay to disagree with the Catholic Church? We have the answer!

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9:55 Question
31:26 Coming Attractions

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If you had a falling out with someone awhile ago and they are reaching out to you, should you reconnect with them? We have some advice.

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14:38 Question

27:48 Coming Attractions

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What do you do when a person special to you didn't invite you to their wedding after a falling out? We have the answer.

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8:10 Question
23:10 Coming Attractions

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Pope Francis is back in the news with an announcement that has a lot of people asking questions. We have answers!

 

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4:00 Question

 

24:20 Coming Attractions

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#456 How do I talk to my kids about creation?
What happens when kids want to know where everything came from? We have some ways to go about talking to kids about creation.

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9:15 Question
24:51 Coming Attractions

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#455 Do I have to go to Sunday Mass when I visit China?
Taking a trip? To China, perhaps? What do you do about your Sunday obligation to attend Mass? We'll let you know.

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7:02 Question
21:07 Coming Attractions

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#454 Does my husband who is Christian but not Catholic get to skip Purgatory? 
Not all Christians believe in Purgatory…so what happens when they die? We have the answer.

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7:55 Question
25:00 Coming Attractions

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#453 What is the relationship between penance and absolution for sins?
We break down penance's role in the absolution of sins.

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8:40 Question
23:11 Coming Attractions

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#452 Why is the age of confirmation being lowered?


Wait, what?!? A new age for being confirmed? Sounds kinda like a big deal, right? We walk you through the rationale.

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7:55 Question
30:50 Coming Attractions

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#451 If Mary of Bethany is not Mary Magdalen then why is she not at the foot of the cross but Mary Magdalen is?
The team explains the difference between two Marys in the Bible.

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9:00 Question
22:17 Coming Attractions

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#450 Do I have to wait for a deceased Christian to be sainted before involving them in my prayers?
We answer a question about praying to those who have passed away.

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8:33 Question
23:44 Coming Attractions

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#449 Why can Baptism be performed by anyone in extreme situations but Anointing of the Sick can't?
We explain some differences between Baptism and Anointing of the Sick.

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10:30 Question
22:55 Coming Attractions

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#448 How do I help my friends understand that celebrating First Communion is a big deal?
It’s First Communion Season! We have some suggestions for talking with others about this very important day.

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9:22 Question
23:45 Coming Attractions

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:21am EST

#447 How would you describe the concept of "hell"? Is it really a biblical concept?
We answer a few questions about hell.
 
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6:33 Question 
26:46 Coming Attractions
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#446 Where in the Bible does it authorize the use of a Pope?

The team answers a question about the Pope.

 

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15:12 Question 

32:32 Coming Attractions

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#445 Is misleading your opponent in a game a sin? / Are you only forgiven for sins you verbally confessed?
We answer a couple questions about sin.

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4:57 Question 1
15:32 Question 2
24:32 Coming Attractions

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#444 Where was Saint Joseph during the Crucifixion?

What ever happened to Saint Joseph? We explain.

BONUS: We answer where Jesus' clothes came from after the Resurrection.

 

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10:16 Question 1

16:00 Question 2

22:15 Coming Attractions

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Should I attend the rehearsal dinner on Good Friday for my daughter's wedding?

What should you do when a big event happens on Good Friday? We have some advice.

 

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8:18 Question

17:10 Coming Attractions

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The team explains some Mass protocol.

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6:26 Question

 

22:56 Coming Attractions

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We answer a question about a Lenten dilemma.

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10:46 Question

 

23:44 Coming Attractions

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We answer a question about a not-so-prominent biblical figure.

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9:43 Question

 

21:37 Coming Attractions

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This week's podcast answers a question about the Sacrament of Marriage.

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9:39 Question

 

26:41 Coming Attractions

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A look at different Catholic churches and what it means for your Sunday obligation.

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13:00 Question

 

27:02 Coming Attractions

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Say what? We answer a question about how to address the idea of "speaking in tongues."

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6:12 Question

 

23:58 Coming Attractions

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We love answering questions that come from our Lutheran listeners! This week – tips for how to be a good godparent if you're not Catholic.

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4:27 Question

 

16:25 Coming Attractions

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Have you ever wondered: Is there a difference between Christianity and Catholicism? We dive right in to the question on this episode.

 

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7:01 Question

 

30:47 Coming Attractions

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Messiah, Son of God, Little League pitcher? We answer a young listener's question about Jesus' childhood. BONUS: Explanation about Heaven for a 2-year-old.

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7:30 Question 1

18:28 Question 2

 

24:52 Coming Attractions

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What do these words mean? Did Jesus rise from the dead before? We clarify on this edition of the Busted Halo Cast. 

 

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10:00 Question

19:30 Coming Attractions

 

22:07 Church Search

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:21am EST

We answer a question about religious vocation and permanent commitment.

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5:18 Question

24:32 Coming Attractions

 

26:08 Church Search: Listener Picks

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:58am EST