Catholic Answers LIVECatholic Answers LIVE

Catholic Answers Live, hosted by Cy Kellett, is a daily, two-hour radio program dedicated to Catholic apologetics and evangelization. According to listener surveys, it is a runaway favorite on Catholic stations across America. 

As a call-in program, Catholic Answers Live connects listeners to prominent leaders in the Church today—including scholars, nuns, priests, bishops, and cardinals—and touches on every aspect of our lives as Christians. You'll hear discussions on just about everything relating to the Church: doctrinal controversies, family concerns,  social issues, evangelization, ethics…you name it! 

Catholic Answers Live airs every Monday through Friday from 6-8 PM Eastern (3-4 PM Pacific) on over 360 AM and FM stations in the United States, Sirius Satellite Radio channel 130, and through the Internet at If you can't listen live, you can subscribe to our podcast or download individual shows from our MP3 archive. 

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Most Recent Episodes

Questions Covered:

5:00 – Is it possible to get Catholic politicians who are not faithful to be excommunicated?
15:11 – What happens to the soul of a baby who was miscarried?
19:15 – How does a potentially new Catholic make sense of the art that the synod official page just posted?
29:38 – What is your opinion of the current state of affairs in the leadership of the Church and the perceived suppression of the Latin mass and Latin language in general?
37:21 – I’ve noticed that Catholics have a very hard time on the communal aspect. Communal events don’t really happen anymore. What are your thoughts on this?
48:41 – How do we correct boys in public concerning manners and acting in a morally upright way without being too harsh?

Questions Covered:

01:23 – I’ve heard an argument from Protestants that Mary did have original sin because it was transferred through the male parent. This would solve the issue of Jesus being associated with sin. How do I respond? 
06:19 -Where do near death experiences fall into the Church’s understanding of the afterlife? 
13:49 – What empire treated the Israelites best in the Old Testament? 
17:55 – How do I reconcile the violence in the Old Testament compared to what Jesus taught in the New Testament? 
28:58 – Does the prophecy in Daniel 7 prove that the Catholic Church is going to mislead the world? 
36:30 – How do you respond to someone who claims that scripture supports or condones slavery? 
44:04 – Could a non-Christians receive absolution in a case of emergency? 
49:55 – Where did the people that died before the coming of Jesus go? 
52:13 – I’m interested in going to a bible school. Are there any Catholic bible schools or should I pursue a Christian bible school? 
53:46 – Are Anglican prayer beads and prayer ropes permissible to be prayed as a Catholic? What are your general thoughts on them? 

Questions Covered: 

03:12 – How do the motives of credibility prove the cause of miracles are of an omnipotent being as opposed to a being with sufficient power to cause the miracles? 
08:38 – When patients stop taking food orally, are we obligated to start IVs for nutrition? 
16:55 – How do I respond to a friend who says we no longer need to use a crucifix since Jesus is no longer on the cross? 
22:11 – How do you interpret 1 Cor. 15:50? How do you reconcile this with the resurrection of Jesus? 
28:47 – Why did God allow war in heaven during the fall of the angels? 
42:59 – How do you justify not believing in justification by faith alone specifically regarding Romans 6:1-7? 
47:56 – Do college fraternities and sororities fall under the category of secret societies? 

Questions Covered:

24:13 – Do you see that seeing scripture as sola scriptura made the pendulum swing in the opposite direction today saying that scripture is unreliable and biased? 
31:46 – I disagree with the idea sola scriptura are what cause racism and slavery. The Spanish Catholics encouraged lack slaves in the Caribbean. What are your thoughts? 
47:44 – What’s the Eastern Orthodox response to slavery? 

Questions Covered:

12:34 – How can the Catholic Church claim to be united when Byzantines are allowed to venerate saints that are only recognized in Orthodoxy? 
18:06 – What are your thoughts on the east and west finally being united? Is there a chance to reconcile with the Russian Orthodox Church? 
23:29 – Shouldn’t the form of the Eucharist be important for unity? Shouldn’t Catholics use a loaf instead of an individual host to symbolize unity? 
29:47 – Shouldn’t the emphasis be on unity instead of governance style and organization? 
36:55 – It’s my opinion that if we unite on the date that we celebrate Easter we will usher in unity. What are your thoughts on that? 
42:45 – If I decide to go to confession to an orthodox priest, would it be accepted as normal in the Catholic Church? 
46:20 – Is there a particular reason why the Latin won’t use the three-bar crucifix? 
48:02 – Why is there a large difference amongst the Orthodox churches on Purgatory? 
50:41 – Our true unity doesn’t come for the loaf but unity of Christ. 
51:58 – Did Catholics and Orthodox share saints after the schism? 


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