You may have a number of questions about the beliefs, practices and rituals of the Catholic Church.
Liturgy and Prayer
For questions about liturgy and prayer, you can search through Liturgy Brisbane's Liturgy Lines.
It has over 500 articles previously published in The Catholic Leader dealing with a great variety of topics related to how and why Catholics worship the ways they do.
Ethics and Life Issues
For questions about ethics and life issues, you can find a range of articles on the Queensland Bioethics Centre website.
There are a series of fact sheets and articles that articulate the Catholic Church teaching on many contemporary bioethical and life issues.
Social Justice Issues
For questions about social justice issues you can find a range of topical and indepth insights into issues of justice and peace confronting us in our world today at the Catholic Justice and Peace Commission’s website.
For questions about Catholic beliefs, moral and practices you can find numerous articles explaining what Catholics believe and why they observe particular practices at the Catholic Enquiry Centre website.
A list of some of the current questions is given below:
- Some Sample Questions about Catholic Beliefs
- How do I know God exists?
- Who is Jesus Christ?
- What is special about Mary?
- What are the seven Sacraments?
- Why do I pray?
- What is the relationship of Catholics with the Bible?
- What is happening to bring about Christian unity?
- What is the Communion of Saints?
- Some Sample Questions about Catholic Moral Teachings
- What about drugs, tobacco and alcohol?
- What is the Church’s position on euthanasia?
- What is the church’s position on the death penalty?
- What is the church's position on IVF?
- What does the Church say about organ donation?
- Some Sample Questions about Catholic Practices
- Why do we gather as the church on Sundays?
- Do I need to go to confession before I go to communion?
- Can non-Catholics be God-parents?
- Can I get married in a garden instead of a church?
- Can our daughter still be baptized if one of us isn't Catholic?
- When does Lent finish?
- Is it true that Non-Catholics can now take communion in the Catholic Church?
- Who are the patron saints of Australia?
If your query is not covered on this list or on the website, you can send your question to the Catholic Enquiry Centre via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org