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Ask A Catholic: Birth Control

At the same time, it is also a fact that many—probably the great majority—of Catholic moral theologians disagree and would advise a woman that she may, in good conscience, use an artificial method of birth control to avoid a life-threatening pregnancy.

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Ask A Catholic: Confession

The bottom line answer to your question is that God alone can forgive sins, so of course Catholics confess sins to God, even when they confess them to a priest in the sacrament that is called, variously, Reconciliation, Forgiveness, Conversion, Penance, or Confession.

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SpokaneFāVS Presents: Ask A Catholic

As part of its "Ask" series FāVS is launching an "Ask A Catholic" column where readers can submit questions to local Catholic author Mitch Finley, who will answer the questions in a column here on SpokaneFāVS.com

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Ask a Catholic: How does penance work?

Imagine a boy hits a baseball through the front window. He stammers an apology to his dad. “I forgive you, son,” Dad replies, as a tender smile breaks across his face. Dad turns slightly more serious: “But let’s talk about how to get this fixed."

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Ask A Catholic: Adam and Eve’s Nakedness

The story of the Fall in the Book of Genesis was never intended to be taken literally, the physical nudity of Adam and Eve likewise should not be the focus when one reads about it.

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Ask A Catholic: How to go to Mass

Catholic Mass can seem daunting to someone who rarely attends, or who may be setting foot in a Catholic Church for the first time. But believe me when I say this — there is nothing to be afraid of.

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