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. 

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Most Recent Episodes

Questions Covered:

04:42 – Has the Catholic Church changed its understanding of time based on Purgatory? Is the purgation process meritorious for salvation? 
15:49 – Is a sin truly forgiven completely after confession? Can you share an example of a priest not forgiving someone in confession? 
23:34 – I’m not Catholic. How do I forgive the sin of my husband’s past who has Alzheimer’s? 
32:30 – How can you tell the difference between personal thoughts and God’s calling? 
40:39 – Not a listener, our number was recommended… How can I be true to my Catholic faith while also respecting the people around me with different views? 
50:02 – How can someone like Adam or Angels choose something evil knowing that it’s evil? 

Questions Covered:

09:15 – Do Exodus 21:22 and Numbers 5:28 support the pro-choice position? 
20:21 – How was Mary conceived without original sin? 
35:25 – Where is confirmation in the bible? 
48:50 – What are the origins of Adam? 

Questions Covered:

01:20 – I’m a protestant considering converting. Why was it wrong for protestants to take books out of the bible? What should I buy a Catholic bible? 
11:53 – In Ender’s Game, the villains are a hive mind. If the protagonist kills the queen, resulting in the death of the entire population, is he culpable of the death of one or of many?   
16:51 – 1 Corinth. 5 How do we know where to draw the line when it comes to expelling members of the Church? 
21:12 – Who is the Harlot in Revelation? 
28:31 – Can you explain the difference in translation in Ex 21:22 in the NKJV vs Douay Rheims. Is the woman fined or punished by death? 
33:24 – Why are people concerned about the charismatic renewal in the Church?  How ecumenical can we be towards other charismatic protestants? 
44:13 – What is the Church doing for people who are willing to adopt? Are there funds or grants available? 
47:24 – Were there any protestant beliefs within the early Church? 
52:02 – Could you recommend a biography of G.K. Chesterton and a book by him? 

Questions Covered:

03:53 – Is Mt. 24. about the destruction of the temple in 70 A.D.?
15:12 – What happens if someone receives their first communion in mortal sin? Do they have to re-do it?
16:52 – My company just announced that they will begin funding employees travel for abortion. What should I do?
19:04 – I hear people always describe the Church with “Truth, beauty, and goodness.” What exactly does that mean?
29:10 – Is it sinful to engage in traditions or practices belonging to another religion, as I have friends of other faiths and enjoy experiencing how they live?
31:27 – Jn 10:28, does Jesus teach eternal security with this passage?
35:53 – If an item can be touched to a 1st class relic and become a relic itself, why can’t we do the same with the Eucharist since it is God Himself?
35:53 – If an item can be touched to a 1st class relic and become a relic itself, why can’t we do the same with the Eucharist since it is God Himself?
42:50 – What would need to happen between confessional Lutherans and Catholics in order to promote unity?
46:48 – Is it ok to read books like Stephen King books, Game of Thrones, etc?
50:28 – Why do we have two judgments? How would the general judgment work for people who have passed away?


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