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Question Corner

Father Kenneth Doyle writes the Catholic News Service column "Question Corner." He is based in Albany, N.Y. Questions may be sent to askfatherdoyle@gmail.com.


How often should a deacon preach?/Adoption by same-sex couple
May 16 2017
Father Doyle fields questions on deacons preaching at Mass and the Catholic Church's position on adoption by same-sex couples.

Priests born out of wedlock?/ Marriage to non-Christian
May 09 2017
Father Doyle fields questions on priests born out of wedlock and marriage to a non-Christian.

Baptism by nurse in hospital/ Which knee for genuflection?
Apr 24 2017
According to the General Instruction of the Roman Missal, “a genuflection, made by bending the right knee to the ground, signifies adoration, and therefore it is reserved for the Most Blessed Sacrament.”

Prayer against tornadoes?/ Are the rich evil?
Apr 17 2017
Father Kenneth Doyle fields questions about prayers against tornadoes and whether the rich are evil.

Question Corner: Substituting penitential practice?/Creating fake identity
Mar 16 2017
Father Doyle field questions about penitential practice and creating a false identity.

Question Corner: Changing names of churches/Thanking high donors
Feb 23 2017
Father Doyle answers reader questions about changing the names of churches and thanking high donors.

Shopping on Sunday?/ Mixed marriage long ago
Feb 14 2017
Father Doyle answers questions on shopping on Sunday and 'mixed marriages.'