From the Publisher
A popular Catholic radio broadcaster answers many puzzling questions always asked about Catholic beliefs, practices and customs. Questions like these and many more: Were Catholics ever forbidden from reading the Bible? Do Catholics still believe in purgatory? Why do Catholics confess their sins to a priest? Do Catholics really believe the Eucharist is literally the body and blood of Christ? Why are Catholic priests celibate? Are Catholics trying to work their way to heaven? Why dont Catholics use artificial contraception? Do Catholics worship Mary and the other saints?
About the Author
Al Kresta is executive editor of the award-winning Catholic weekly newspaper Credo and general manager of the Ave Maria Radio Network. An enthusiastic convert and veteran broadcaster, he has fielded numerous questions about the Catholic faith from callers on his nationally syndicated radio talk show, Kresta in the Afternoon. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with his wife, Sally, and their five children.