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:

03:55 – Is there any reason we should think that Adam was given a rational soul at the moment of his conception?
10:28 – What would be the best way to respond to protestants when they try to claim that St. Augustine believed protestant doctrine?
14:55 – Why does the Catechism say that we go to heaven, hell or purgatory right after death if scripture says differently? Why does the Catechism say there are 2 judgements?
21:00 – Has Christ provided everything for our salvation?
22:40 – Who are the people who Cain was afraid of after he was exiled?
28:38 – Do I lose salvation for not going to a Catholic Church? Is the Eucharist essential for salvation?
32:47 – When Jesus died, the curtain was torn into two. What’s the significance of that in our Christian life?
35:40 – In the Old Testament, how can people believe in false gods especially when they were tested, and nothing happened? When people that go through RCIA and go into the church turn away from the church, are they held accountable for their actions?
43:29 – Revelation 12:9-12 says that St. Michael will fight with the devil. What exactly does that mean?
48:43 – Follow up on torn veil question: Rending one’s garments was used as a form of mourning. This meaning can also be used to describe the veil being torn in two.
50:38 – What are your thoughts on us having unused DNA and us possibly using it in the next life?

Questions Covered:

01:12 – I’m not Catholic because of a long series of Socratic conversations with Catholics who don’t have a complete understanding. I don’t think they are intellectually honest. 
15:53 – I’m contemplating leaving Catholicism. I have a problem with the idea that missing Sunday mass is a mortal sin. 
28:30 – I’m not Catholic because of the Council of Nicaea and how they changed the Sabbath to Sunday. 
44:20 – I’m not Catholic because of Daniel 7:25. 
50:53 – I just converted to Catholicism because the Episcopal church changed when it came to sexual ethics. 

Questions Covered:

06:19 – I was raised in the Pentecostal Church and taught that Catholics were beer drinking cursing heathens that pray to Mary. 
17:45 – I used to be very Baptist but now believe that Catholics are the only ones that haven’t caved to the world. Though Amoris Laetitia now shows me a lack of consistency in the Church. 
29:00 – What evidence is there for the papacy? What sources do you recommend I read? 
35:05 – I’m not Catholic anymore because I went to a protestant pastor, and he prayed over me and the demonic spirits that were haunting me left. When I went to a priest nothing happened. 
46:46 – I’m Catholic but my soon-to-be wife is not Catholic.  She says everything makes sense but says she can’t be Catholic. Do you have any advice? 
51:50 – Why does it take so long to be a Catholic? Why did Luther take the 7 books out of the bible?  

Questions Covered:

06:17 – I’m a new Catholic, can you help me understand the devotion to the infant Jesus?
11:39 – How do I approach someone who is not Catholic to come to mass, but they have a history of receiving communion at Catholic churches?
21:03 – How do I respond to someone who claims Marian apparitions are demonic apparitions because demons can appear as creatures of light?
28:28 – What does the Church teach about dreams? Can they be sinful?
35:31 – Why do we not hear Act 19:18 when discussing the sacrament of reconciliation? Is the verse relevant?
44:02 – What is the sin that cannot be forgiven? What is the sin against the Holy Spirit?
48:11 – Does Corinth 6:3 prove that humans are above angels?
53:05 – What’s the relationship between mercy and justice?

Questions Covered:

11:50 – Does Judaism believe in hell, the devil or the antichrist?
18:42 – What does the scapular promise, and how does one obtain the promises?
23:38 – What’s the definition of apologetics? It doesn’t make sense since you’re not apologizing.
28:49 – Archbishop Cordileone refused communion to Pelosi but Pope Francis blessed her and gave her communion. Who’s right?
40:43 – What did Jesus mean when he told his followers, “let the dead bury the dead?”
46:48 – I’m going to take a program on massage therapy, and they will cover some eastern spiritual forms of therapy. How should I approach this?
49:56 – I’m a convert. Can a fallen away Catholic still go to heaven?


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