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. 

Call in with your question at 1-888-31-TRUTH!


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Questions Covered:

11:51 – I believe science used to be a study in philosophy. 
18:45 – I had a conversation on science and religion and realized that even the most complex equations are still less than God. 
22:12 – If the universe operates on quantum mechanics and has no beginning or end, how do we reconcile this with the Christian understanding of creation? 
28:41 – Are you familiar with Graham Hancock’s Ancient Apocalypse? What are your thoughts on that? 
33:00 – Where do you stand on the idea of God implementing evolution to develop creation? 
35:53 – How do we come to the understanding of the incarnation if there was no way he would have been provided with a Y chromosome? 
41:08 – How could God be good if he can create us with dangerous things like gamma radiation everywhere that can kill us simply by being in its presence? 
48:33 – Wouldn’t the story of the loaves and fishes suspend the laws of physics? 

Questions Covered:

09:16 – Are Catholics finding it difficult to argue for certain moral issues since the issuance of Vatican II documents that emphasize the primacy of conscience?
17:47 – I think if we followed what the Council said things would be a lot better, and fewer people would receive Communion unworthily.
19:59 – Do you think we can get back to what the documents of the council truly say?
24:15 – If we believe in the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist, why did Vatican II change the way of receiving communion to the hand?
32:16 – Why would anyone become Catholic if we teach ecumenism?
35:06 – Why were Protestants involved in Vatican II?
39:10 – How can Lumen Gentium 16 be true since the Muslims deny the Trinity?
45:57 – The faithful never received what the bishops voted on at the Council. So it’s hard to discern the fruits of the council.
49:04 – Why do all the Vatican II popes have all these ecumenical events with other world religions, like the Assisi events, that are explicit violations of the first commandment?

Questions Covered:

32:28 – I’m post-abortive. I’ve repented and converted to Catholicism. But I still struggle in that I feel on some level that people should have a choice.

Questions Covered:

03:48 – What is your opinion on who built the megalithic structures in the Azore islands? 
08:27 – Can I be a good Catholic and believe in Universalism? 
18:46 – What constitutes being in a state of grace? Do you need to be in a state of grace to receive communion? 
30:18 – Does the devil still have access to heaven? Also, does the devil have to take permission from God? 
42:27 – I’ve been feeling the need recently to pray for a person I’ve never met. How can I be sure to stay away from anything occult and how can I best pray for them? Also, are there any stories of saints having feelings of souls needing prayer? 
48:45 – I’m a Lutheran. Is there one thing you would recommend from Catholicism for Lutherans as an extension from the faith? 
52:21 – Is it ok to have mass said for a departed loved one who was not Catholic? 


Questions Covered:

06:07 – My son was received into the Catholic Church at 1 year old. Would he be considered a cradle Catholic? 
10:43 – What does it mean to be Jewish? Is it a nationality or purely a religion? If someone were to convert from Judaism to Catholicism, would they still be ethnically Jewish? 
14:21 – What’s the difference between the Chinese Lunar New Year and regular New Years? Also, since we’re in AD, shouldn’t the new year be celebrated in relation to when Jesus died? 
23:37 – I had a pocket watch blessed a couple weeks ago. Does anything about the blessing change if I remove the chain? 
28:53 – I found a website that makes it easy to go between English and Greek with the Septuagint and the New Testament. What do you think of it? Also, could you give me some advice on writing about my RCIA process? 
37:33 – If the Catholic Church teaches that by way of baptism salvation is still accessible to Protestants, then how come it also teaches that someone dies outside of friendship with God without confession? How are they still able to be saved since they don’t have confession? 
44:32 – I’ve heard multiple competing Catholic comments about Martin Luther’s acceptance of each book of the canon. What is the truth? 
48:09 – Can Jesus, and by extension Mary, get sick? 
51:49 – If you die a martyr but have a mortal sin on your soul, do you still go straight to heaven?


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