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 catholic.com. 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

#8245 The Role of Catholic Women in the World - Pia de Solenni

Is there a particularly Catholic way of being a woman in the modern world? Theologian Pia de Solenni, chancellor of the Diocese of Orange, CA, shares insights into how Catholic women can bring Christ to the world.

Questions and Topics Covered:

20:33 - As a woman who is single, what do we do when the line gets blurred between our faith and our love life?
32:04 - How can society better teach men and women how to balance their professional and personal lives?
44:50 - Why am I hearing conflicting things about deaconesses in the past, and what’s the future for deaconesses?
52:03 - It’s okay…

#8244 Angels - Terry Barber

Questions Covered:

18:29 - Why are angels always represented as men?
20:13 - I want to baptize my grandchild because my daughter won’t. If I baptize my grandchild against his parent's will they still get a guardian angel?
23:24 - Most demons have specialties; do Angels also have different specialties to defend against certain kinds of sins?
33:20 - Do only baptized people have guardian angels?
40:30 - I have a 4 year old daughter who asks me to pray to the angels to scare away her bad dreams. Is this good theology?
44:26 - Can you elaborate on the church fathers and Thomas Aquinas’…

#8243 Open Forum - Fr. Joseph Fessio

The callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief.

Questions Covered:

03:10 - Do we have a requirement to believe in everything stated in an encyclical? Is there a formal process in the Church for when the pope has a teaching and there is disagreement among the clergy as to its validity?
07:45 - We have a Eucharistic minister that says, “Receive the blood of Christ”. Is this okay?
15:49 - My history textbook claims the Jews got…

#8242 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

The callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief.

Questions Covered:

04:21 - Is it okay for Catholics to possess statues of Buddha or pagan gods if it is just for art purposes?
11:38 - Is the Book of Revelation about things that have already happened or is it a book of prophecy? We often hear that the rapture is coming and I wonder what the Catholic teaching is on this.
16:55 - Why do Catholics say that the Eucharist is the…

#8241 Issues in Bioethics - Fr. Tad Pacholczyk

Fr. Tad Pacholczyk discusses controversial ethical issues in biology and medicine.

Questions Covered:

08:14 - My co-workers believe a life has not begun unless there is successful implantation. How do I explain the Catholic view?
18:28 - Can a couple who is unable to conceive adopt a frozen embryo and have it implanted into the woman?
28:58 - Is there any evidence that sexual attraction is actually biological?
33:56 - What is the Catholic ideal for organ donation?
44:05 - If someone has a terminal illness is it ethical to terminate the treatment?
51:49 - My daughter is pre-med and…

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