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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Most Recent Episodes

#8608 Open Forum - Tim Staples

The callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief.

Questions Covered: 

06:46 - How are almost half of the Catholics in the United States pro-choice when our Church teaching is clear?
16:17 - How was the stone moved away? If Jesus had moved it himself, would that have convinced more Jews?
20:18 - Since Thomas wasn’t with the apostles when Jesus gave them power to forgive sin, was he given that authority?
22:28 - What is your…

#8607 Life After Death: Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory - Karlo Broussard

Questions Covered:

17:27 - Does purgatory really exist?
24:24 - I am a widow. A priest told me that my marriage has ended and that there is no obligation left for me to my husband. Is that true?
38:33 - How can we even know that there is an afterlife? 
51:29 - What is the point of the final judgement?

#8606 The Chaplain Is In - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

We focus on pastoral concerns but welcome any question callers would like to ask a Catholic priest as we are joined by the Catholic Answers chaplain, Norbertine Father Hugh Barbour.

Questions Covered:

04:56 - Is there ever an acceptable time for divorce in the Catholic Church?
18:07 - Can a pastor deny First Communion and Confirmation to a child whose parents want to educate them at home? What are the required days for using incense at Mass? How many days require incense in a year?
29:48 - I saw on the internet that the German Catholic bishops are allowing people to receive the Eucharist…

#8605 The First Society - Scott Hahn

Questions Covered:

20:40 - How would you defend traditional marriage to people who have redefined it and who claim that marriage has been redefined throughout history?
28:42 - What is your opinion of the canonical form of marriage?
32:25 - Is there a resource you can recommend that would help me to recognize the connections between the Old and New Testaments?
48:02 - What does the word matrimony mean in Latin or Greek?

#8604 Kid's Q&A - Trent Horn

Questions Covered:

06:42 - Why do the priests wear different robes than the altar servers?
15:40 - How do I talk to my Protestant friends about my faith?
21:18 - Is the Garden of Eden still a place on Earth?
24:17 - I need help understanding the Trinity.
31:46 - Why do we have a Pope? 
35:15 - Why do they ring bells in Mass? 
37:44 - Why is Jesus in the Eucharist? 
47:01 - How did Joseph die?
49:57 - Since Mary and Jesus ascended into heaven, is heaven a place? Where is it? 
53:22 - Is there any part of Jesus’ life that is not recorded in the Bible?
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