Father Kenneth Doyle writes the Catholic News Service column "Question Corner." He is based in Albany, N.Y. (CNS) (2010 photo)

Father Kenneth Doyle

is a Catholic News Service correspondent. Questions may be sent to Father Kenneth Doyle at askfatherdoyle@gmail.com and 30 Columbia Circle Dr., Albany, NY 12203.

Catholics and voting

October 20, 2020

Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit

October 23, 2020

What is true forgiveness?

October 16, 2020

Jews and baptismal sponsors

October 9, 2020

Sacraments for divorced and remarried?

October 2, 2020

Disposing of religious articles

September 25, 2020

Responsibility re: lesbian friend – Was dispensation necessary?

September 18, 2020

Status of women deacons – Stand or kneel for Communion?

September 11, 2020

Shouldn't churches be 'essential'?

September 4, 2020

Death as consequence of sin – Distractions in prayer

August 28, 2020

Meaning of original sin – Obligation for televised Mass?

August 21, 2020

Natural phenomena at death of Christ - King James Bible

August 14, 2020

Do converts have to be 'remarried'? - Bowing at name of Jesus

August 7, 2020

Death penalty and Catholics; Seminarians and Roman collar

July 31, 2020

Forgiveness of 'many' or 'all'? – Divorce, remarriage and Communion

July 24, 2020

Existence of purgatory; Did Mary die, and where?

July 17, 2020

Which day is the Sabbath?

July 10, 2020

Burying urn without family

July 3, 2020

Christ's descent into hell; Catholic-Jewish wedding

June 26, 2020

Sex in heaven; feeling need for forgiveness

June 19, 2020

Strange wording in 'Hail Holy Queen'; Who created COVID-19?

June 12, 2020

Rules on receiving Communion; 'Starting again' in marriage

June 5, 2020

History of confession – Does televised Mass fulfill obligation?

May 29, 2020

Pray to Mother Angelica – Crimes pardoned by the Pope

May 22, 2020

Did Jesus have to die for our sins? – Waiting for the right partner

May 15, 2020

Pope and bishops in China

May 8, 2020

Anointing of the sick during the coronavirus; Bow or genuflect?

May 1, 2020

Catholic attendance at civil wedding; Biden and same-sex marriage

April 24, 2020

Why did Jesus weep? - Funeral Mass if no burial?

April 17, 2020

Church's stance on organ donation; Endorsing candidates

April 10, 2020

Is funeral Mass mandated? – Autistic youth and first Communion

April 3, 2020

Reconciling Gospel accounts - Politics and the pulpit

March 27, 2020

Are relics ‘macabre’?; Divorce after years of verbal abuse?

March 20, 2020

Extraordinary minister, annulment required?

March 13, 2020

Church's position on Mass in Latin

March 6, 2020

What is a good Catholic Bible? - Can Heaven be happy with some missing?

February 28, 2020

Chewing gum and holy Communion

February 21, 2020

Catholic Church and Alpha movement; Church and women deacons

February 14, 2020

End of Christmas season?

February 7, 2020

Confession once a year? – Is incense hamful to health?

January 31, 2020

Work assignment on Sunday; Mass card for non-Catholic ceremony?

January 24, 2020

Priest and Mass in mortal sin - Saints and self-flaggellation

January 17, 2020

Anxiety and Mass attendance; Gay minister of Communion?

January 10, 2020

Penitential rite at Mass

December 20, 2019

Chalice for gluten-intolerant; Adultery and annulment

December 13, 2019

Did Judas receive Communion? - Refusing to baptize

December 6, 2019

Adoption by single parent? - Standing at Mass in protest

November 29, 2019

Catholic marriages in non-church venues?

November 22, 2019

Does Mass need a congregation?

November 15, 2019

Ten Commandments or 613? - Masses for deceased non-Catholics?

November 8, 2019

Canonical marriage but not civil?

November 1, 2019

Mixed marriage and children; Does heaven pass away?

October 25, 2019

Eligibility for sacrament of the sick; When to offer both species

October 18, 2019

Status of Medjugorje; True cross of Christ

October 11, 2019

Voting for pro-abortion candidate

October 4, 2019

Reverence needed in church

September 27, 2019

Frightened in crowded church

September 20, 2019

Explaining original sin; 'Leave and cleave' in marriage

September 13, 2019

Racism and immigration; Catholic-Muslim marriage

September 6, 2019

New Catholic needs annulment; Communion chalice and health risks

August 30, 2019

Dipping host into chalice; Muslims and Jesus

August 23, 2019

Friday abstinence for vegans; Parents and nonchurch wedding

August 16, 2019

Gregorian Masses; age of first Communion

August 9, 2019

Mary during ministry of Jesus

August 2, 2019

First cousins and marriage

July 26, 2019

Holy days of obligation; Catholic-Jewish wedding

July 19, 2019

Existence of purgatory; should politicians be excommunicated?

July 12, 2019

Correction on Virgin Mary; Church change on death penalty?

July 5, 2019

When are we judged; Do Catholic movie ratings bind in conscience?

June 28, 2019

Divorce as grave injustice; More on crying babies

June 21, 2019

Missing Mass while traveling; Can a Democrat be pro-life?

June 14, 2019

Meaning of ‘153 fish’; Confirmation for developmentally disabled

June 7, 2019

Parish finance reporting / Confession by telephone?

May 31, 2019

Deceased aware of those on earth; Did God condone aggression?

May 24, 2019