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 catholic.com. 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

#8504 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:

05:05 - How do we reconcile predestination and free will?
13:03 - I travel all the time and I don’t get to Church, and I was wondering if there’s a way to do confession online?
16:28 - How free are priests to change the words at Mass, particularly during the words of consecration?
20:07 - Does baptism forgive all of your sins? I had an abortion when I was younger and was baptized after, but…

#8503 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

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:

03:00 - Why was the book of Enoch left out of the canon?
06:26 - How can you talk to atheist if they want to define their own definition of atheism?
13:15 - What is the role of Israel or Jerusalem, if any, in the second coming?
30:05 - Ignatius of Antioch says “the virginity of mary and the death of the Jesus were hidden from the prince of this world.” What…

#8502 What Is Holiness? - Edward Sri

Noted author, teacher, and documentarian, Dr. Edward Sri addresses caller questions about holiness: what it is, why it is important, and how to get it.

Questions Covered:

07:49 - For a person that struggles with scrupulosity, how does one strive for holiness?
18:58 - I know that Jesus is the most holy of anyone who ever existed. How closely can we get to Jesus’s holiness here on earth?
24:00 - I’m interested in deepening my experience with God, and I’m wondering if centering prayer or Catholic mysticism would help?
35:19 - There is a prominent nun and she said that paying more taxes…

#8501 Why We're Catholic - Trent Horn

Apologist and author Trent Horn shares insights into Catholic belief, helping callers grasp why we believe what we believe on a range of topics.

Questions Covered:

05:06 - How do we defend Catholicism against atheists?
12:39 - What is the Protestant journey to Catholicism like? I’m Protestant and I’m just curious about that journey.
21:39 - Is it worth engaging with people on facebook who are anti-Catholic? The facebook group in question has 2000 members and most don’t comment, so I think it might be worth it for the audience who won’t aggressively disagree.
29:33 - My protestant…

#8500 Answering the Protestant Challenge - Karlo Broussard

Apologist and speaker Karlo Broussard takes up the intellectual challenges posed by Protestant thought, and takes questions from both Protestant and Catholic callers.

Questions Covered:

12:44 - Why does it say in the Bible that we should lay hands and heal people, and why don’t we do that in the Catholic Church?
16:44 - Can you explain baby baptism versus adult baptism?
23:46 - Why is it that priests and nuns are celibate when the bible says they should have spouses?
31:40 - Why are we allowed to have statues? Some protestants say we shouldn’t and honestly, sometimes statues even…

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