The Patrick Madrid Show: May 29, 2024 – Hour 3

Patrick delves into the complexities of priestly celibacy, tackling the sensitive topic of homosexuality within the priesthood, and explores Catholic dating with wise counsel for young adults. He also addresses the nuances of engaging with Mormon missionaries, highlighting useful strategies for respectful and informed dialogue.


  • Liz (email) – We shouldn’t have homosexual priests because they live in close quarters (00:45)
  • Anthony – I am dating a 21-year-old woman, but I am only 18-years-old. Should I continue to pursue her? (07:16)
  • Jared – Book of Mormon: Missionaries gave me a copy of the book. Can I keep it for apologetic reasons? (11:48)
  • Patty – Regarding the word that Pope Francis used that is considered a slur. Who ratted the Pope out and why would they do that? (19:35)
  • Ernest – I am a practicing Catholic and on my Facebook page I post a lot of Catholic things. Can I respond to people who argue with me on there? (30:03)
  • Dominic – I was baptized Catholic. I fell away from the Church for a while. I am with a woman who I would like to marry, but she has decided that she doesn’t want to get married. What should I do?
  • Elvia – Mark 10: 17-18: What does it mean when Jesus says “why do you call me good, no one is good but God alone”? (46:35)
  • Marie – How can I tell my doctor that I don’t want my 13-year-old granddaughter to get a HPV Vaccine? (49:08)
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.