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

Topics Covered:

government funding private schools
School losing the Catholic title due to flying the BLM and LGBT flags

Questions Covered:

04:57 – When Jesus was walking up to the cross and fell 3 times, did that signify the Father, Son and Holy Spirit?
10:10 – Could there be significance in correlating the number of words in a verse to stress the importance in scripture? Send Words of Eternal Life
17:27 – Would God allow suffering even if nothing good were to come from it?
23:24 – Why did women stop covering their heads in Church?
34:26 – St. Gertrude received a prayer to save souls in purgatory. Why don’t we promote this or is this a valid prayer?
41:34 – Does the Catholic Church have a teaching on what happens to us after we die?
45:55 – I’m a new Catholic. When is it appropriate to ask God for help rather than appeal to Mary?
51:02 – I’m starting a bible study with half non-Catholics; how do I market properly to all?
53:30 – I’m not Catholic but my husband is. Why do I have to become Catholic if we are all children of God?

Questions Covered:

04:51 – How does Molinism not confirm double predestination? 
14:06 – How does St. Jude’s intercession come into play when asking for his help? 
20:54 – Would it be abusing confession if you keep bringing up the same mortal sin repeatedly? 
28:54 – If Mary was sinless, then how is it that she did not fulfill the law? 
34:53 – Why do Christians still say Yahweh if the Vatican specifically wrote that we shouldn’t be using the word. 
40:25 – Why did God pick Mary to be Jesus’ mother? 
45:22 – The Council of Florence claimed that circumcision is mortally sinful. When did that thought change? 
49:50 – Have there been any saints throughout history that have had demons exorcized out of them? 

Questions Covered:

04:43 – Is it unchangeable teaching that women can’t priests, and same sex marriages can’t be blessed? 
14:51 – Was the public school system created by the Catholic Church? Do you have resources on this topic? 
19:04 – I’m in conversion with a missionary of the LDS Church. I’ll be sitting down with him soon. What questions and topics should I bring up to be a good representative of the Catholic Church? 
24:13 – Mk 15 on Jesus’ death. What is the meaning of the tearing of the curtain in the temple in two? 
33:35 – It’s important to have Juneteenth. We need to keep in mind that white people were not the only ones to own slavery. 
44:13 – Is it a mortal sin to not believe that Mary is a perpetual virgin? Where does the Catholic Church get the importance of this teaching? 
49:49 – Hebrew 8:6-8. How do I explain that God didn’t want us to fail but accounted for us failing? 

Questions Covered:

07:58 – Is there a degree of reverence for digital images? Do they equate to printed versions?
15:33 – Why are we Catholics still not receiving communion from the chalice compared to the Episcopalians? Everyone else receives from the chalice except us.
20:14 – What does scripture mean when it says, “God gave to the hand of David the Philistines?”
23:32 – How do I respond to the question, “why are the majority of Catholic saints white?” Is this true? Does this mean that Catholicism is a white people’s religion?
37:13 – Is commemorating Juneteenth during mass appropriate since it is so political?
50:10 – Regarding the book of Revelation, In what sense is the Church the new Jerusalem? How is that contrasted to our understanding of the Church as the Body of Christ?
52:57 – Which translation of the bible is better to have, the RSV or the NAB?


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