The Patrick Madrid Show: April 30, 2024 – Hour 3

Patrick clarifies common misconceptions about the term “Roman Catholic” and explores the rich tapestry of cultural and liturgical expressions within the Church. Patrick also tackles how architecture and art can sometimes spark controversy and misunderstandings. Plus, a deep dive into challenging topics like the assumption of Mary and ecclesiastical authority, providing insights and resources for those puzzled by these doctrines.


  • Patrick continues his conversation with Patty from the end of the last hour. Why are there different Catholic Churches? (00:41)
  • Kip – Is the photo of a building in the Vatican that looks like a snake real? (09:59)
  • Eric – Why don’t the Church fathers mention the Assumption of Mary more? (12:47)
  • Carl – How can I meditate on the Wounds of Christ? (28:12)
  • Nick – What is Universal Salvation? (35:36)
  • Dan – I am looking into the Catholic Church. I don’t drink alcohol, so how can I receive Christ in the Eucharist if I were to become Catholic? (41:35)
  • Art – Was the Cristero war moral?
Patrick Madrid is an acclaimed public speaker and has authored or edited 26 books, which have sold over a million copies worldwide, including foreign-language editions. He hosts The Patrick Madrid Show daily on Relevant Radio.