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

#8367 The Church in the News - JD Flynn

The executive editor of Catholic News Agency, JD Flynn, visits for an update on the latest news about the Catholic Church and on how the media cover that news.

Questions Covered:

18:45 - How can we justify what seem like endless wars in the Middle East? 
36:12 - I saw on The World Over that there is a theologian who is a member of pontifical council for life and he claims that it’s a good thing for people in irregular second marriages to use contraception. Can you comment on this?
51:42 - I heard that the USCCB was allowing parishes to replace Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God with World…

#8366 The Chaplain Is In - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

We focus on pastoral concerns but welcome any question callers would like to ask a Catholic priest as we are joined by the Catholic Answers chaplain, Norbertine Father Hugh Barbour.

Questions Covered:

15:48 - When we engage in contemplative prayer, how do we distinguish the difference between God’s and our own voice?
20:26 - My godchild had a baby and I was going to sew a rosary around the neck of the baby’s baptismal gown. Is this okay?
23:15 - I’ve found it helpful to focus on breathing during contemplative prayer, then focus on scripture. Is this a proper way to focus to get into…

#8365 How to Win an Argument without Losing a Soul - Matt Fradd

Questions Covered:

13:19 - Every time I talk with my cousin, she challenges me. I come back with Biblical evidence, etc., and she’s not able to come back with a solid response, and she says “you have your opinion; I have mine, let’s wait some time and wait for the Holy Spirit.” What should I do?
21:54 - How do you address someone’s argument that the pope is not infallible?
28:53 - I have a love one who buys into new age thinking, past lives, and hypnotherapy. What do I say?
32:27 - I’ve been speaking to some Jehovah's Witnesses. How do I respond to them when they say the Catholic Church…

#8364 The Bible Blueprint for the Church - Karlo Broussard

Questions and Topics Covered:

15:32 - Recently, there was a priest who stood up and declared himself gay. Where’s the Church discipline? I’m a recent convert and I sometimes don’t see the difference between authority in the Catholic Church and with Protestantism.
23:08 - When Jesus said “when two or three are gathered in my name.” What does Jesus’ “name” mean in this context?
28:25 - I have an observation about Church discipline in the Protestant world: My evangelical church is very much into Matthew 18, and I don’t recognize the picture you are painting.
37:25 - In the Sermon on the…

#8363 Open Forum - Trent Horn

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:

04:05 - A woman in a health facility where I am a Eucharistic minister came running to me and asked if I do exorcisms. She is afraid to be with her boyfriend who seems to be possessed. How do I handle a situation like this?
12:08 - I was reading the catechism to learn of the Church’s views of Islam. How do we evangelize and relate to Muslims, knowing the…

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