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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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:

05:50 – My neighbor is a Lutheran who told me that even Mary doubted who Jesus was. Is that true? 
13:48 – Can the text of the gospel be changed to accommodate people better? For example, instead of ‘men’, to say ‘people’? 
22:25 – Is sedevacantism true? 
29:55 – How can we combat transgenderism? 
37:35 – What is the logic of the necessity of purgatory? 
45:00 – What are the earliest accounts of the sacraments of confirmation? 
52:29 – I am going through RCIA, but my wife does not want to go through it. What is the status of our marriage? Can I take the Sacraments? 

Resources Mentioned:

Redemptionis Sacramentum
Purgation Station
Scripture Confirms It
The 7 Signs 

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:

02:39 – How can I strengthen my faith in God the Father? 
13:24 – What are Protestants missing out on by not having the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church? 
22:28 – Why aren’t there more books refuting the eastern orthodox church? 
33:47 – My Protestant friend thinks that Matthew 16:19 is saying that Peter determines who goes to heaven. Can you help me to respond to him? 

Questions covered:

17:27 – What is the most appealing way to reach someone deep into internet atheism? 
28:38 – My granddaughter doesn’t want to make her confirmation and doesn’t believe in the real presence. She goes through the motions for her parents but now their priest is saying she shouldn’t receive communion if she doesn’t believe. Now she feels like she’s being shunned. What should we do? 
34:40 – My son isn’t baptized but he comes occasionally to Mass with me because he wants to understand. 
42:50 – Do you prove in your book that the Catholic Church is the true faith? 
47:15 – My two godchildren fell away in college. How can I get them back? 
52:06 – Do you think kids are falling away because of modernism?

Resources mentioned:

Always a Catholic by Fr. Walshe
When Harry Became Sally by Ryan Anderson

Questions Covered:

24:10 – I put my work life into Jesus’ hands.

This week, we are hearing from some of the best and brightest women in the world on issues ranging from life, to work, to roles in the Church and everything in between.
Questions Covered:

16:19 – I do frequently think about my death, but not in a productive or helpful way. I think about how I could do more for people when I die. I look forward to it. Is this weird or wrong? 
21:48 – When you began to do this, what changes did you notice in your everyday life and interactions with other people? 
42:14 – Have you found in your work that there are a lot of hospice workers that benefit from your work? Have you had any connections to people who walk through death with people? 
46:25 – Is there any risk for suicidal ideation with this? 
51:29 – Do you agree with the idea that people do everything they can to fight death and that the continuation of humanity is just a way for people to try to avoid dying?

Resources Mentioned:

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