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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! 

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Most Recent Episodes

Who was Jesus and what was he like?
Questions Covered:

19:27 – It seems like today people see Jesus as a lovey dovey hippy, but the language in Scripture from him can be really strong. Why does he use such harsh analogies and words at times? 
29:26 – How can we better understand why Jesus talks about not judging other people’s hearts? 
31:51 – Do we know what Jesus’ build and height were, based on the Shroud of Turin? 
34:04 – What happened to Jesus between ages 12 and 30? 
43:32 – What did Jesus actually look like? Why and when did artists start depicting him as a European? 
47:50 – Have you seen The Chosen series? Is that a good depiction of Jesus? 
50:35 – Was Jesus a handsome person? In Isaiah, it says that there is nothing remarkable about him. 

Resources Mentioned:

Catechism of the Catholic Church
Jesus: The Way, the Truth, and the Life by Dr. Italy

Questions Covered:

01:25 – If a Baptized Catholic gets married outside of the church to a non-Catholic, do they need to get an annulment if they get a divorce? 
03:57 – How do you glorify God in a morally neutral jobs? 
12:20 – How are we supposed to spread the Gospel? 
18:00 – I am wondering about the ecumenical council that Pope John Paul in, the Assisi gathering, I heard from a traditionalist and he wanted to remove all the crosses everywhere that were displayed in order not to assume any of the non-Catholics– was that true or not? 

28:36 – What is the best way to refute sedevacantism? 
50:59 – I have heard it said of Mary of the Immaculate Conception that it was not necessary that she was conceived without sin but was fitting. How can I explain this to my Catholic friends? 

Questions Covered:

04:56 – After the second coming of Christ will we be able to explore other planets in the universe? 
07:43 – Can there be a law that you are not able to practice witchcraft or black magic or anything of that sort- my family is getting harmed by people doing black magic to us- I want to create a law that prevents people from doing that to us. Can I do that? 
13:34 – In Mathew 27 verse 61- we hear about the temple veil being torn open: what was behind the veil and wasn’t it lost? 
16:18 – As pertaining to employment or business and our Catholic views, how do you respond to “freedom of speech but not freedom of consequences?”, for example, people getting fired for saying that marriage should be between a man and a woman .

22:00 – We want to have Eucharistic adoration expanded at our church. How can we grow the community that goes? 
29:10 – Who is the angel in Daniel 10 verse 5? 
32:54 – I was talking to my 32-year-old son about why God allows evil to happen in the world, but don’t know how to explain it. Can you help?
39:40 – Why do we have relics inserted into the altar slab of the main altar? 
45:54 – Did the people who write letters in the Bible (like Saint Paul) did those people know that their letters will be used by Christians other than those to who they were addressed? 

50:58 – With what is going on right now with the Pope? I am a convert and I love the Catholic Church and I am having a lot of questions right now. What are your thoughts on the Pope? 

Questions Covered:

21:22 – What is a “right and just” that you have found in the Catholic Church that Protestant and Lutheran preachers today, in North America, just don’t seem to see?
31:45 – Practically speaking, is it going to take a change of our political party in order for us to build a civilization orientated towards God?
41:38 – I realize that politics are not going well lately, and I like the premise of your book. Do you have any examples in the United States of America of Catholic communities that are putting their faith at the center of their community?
50:24 – As a Catholic High Schooler, how can I do my best to evangelize the world?

Resources Mentioned: 

It Is Right and Just: Why the Future of Civilization Depends on True Religion by By Scott Hahn, Brandon McGinley

Questions Covered:

18:48 – Do we take the ages of people in the bible literally?
33:30 – How can I read the Bible in larger doses? How do I handle more than just a small dose?
40:00 – Given the more recent non-literal interpretations of the Bible, why would I not think Jesus’ resurrection was interpretive as well?
44:30 – If Aliens do exist, does that disprove that the bible is not true and that creation from the bible is incorrect?
48:00 – How do I inspire my family to read the Bible and engage in Father Mike’s Bible Podcast?
50:41 – Will you be able to mention how to defend sola scriptura in your podcasts or can you speak on that today?


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