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:

00:48 – Does the Church believe in a closed canon? 
04:11 –  I think you’re leaving out the important point that the Baptists claim of being able to trace their line back to Jesus is incorrect. 
15:40 – Which denomination would the Catholic Church consider having valid apostolic succession? 
22:33 – How can we Catholics defend the teaching of having images and them not being idols? 
30:40 – In what ways could a priest help a Baptist in a situation where demonic forces could potentially be involved? 
35:33 – What’s the best way to approach a protestant pastor with a large following who is spreading blatant lies about the Blessed Mother? 
45:53 – My protestant brother is slowly making his way to the Catholic Church. How do I encourage him to be open to the Catholic Church? 
52:06 – I’m a Protestant Freemason. Why would I not be allowed to be Catholic if I’m a Freemason? 

Questions Covered:

05:33 – Was there an end date for Divine Revelation? 
13:26 – Do you see a place for Anglicans to be in communion with Catholics without converting? 
19:42 – Are saints benefiting from the beatific vision or are they waiting till the end for all of us to join in? 
22:44 – What would you explain to a protestant the authority of scripture vs the authority of the Church? 
35:33 – How do I explain to my sister-in-law that the Catholic Church was the first Church to be founded and not the Anabaptists? 
47:06 – What is required of someone who wants to become Catholic? Why does one have to believe in everything the Church teaches and not just the essentials? 

Questions Covered:

02:48 – Do you have to be a practicing Catholic to receive the Anointing of the Sick and the forgiveness that comes with it?
13:58 – What gave Pope John Paul II the right to add the luminous mysteries to the rosary?
19:19 – What does heaven look like?
22:59 – Can you talk about the discrepancy between the popes change on the death penalty vs the teaching of the historical Church and the Church fathers?
42:30 – I heard Tim mention the 12 sorrows of Mary on Al Kresta’s show. I missed the context of the 12 sorrows, could you expound more on this?
47:14 – How do I prove to a Jehovah’s Witness that Jesus is God using the Bible?


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