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

#8568 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:

03:26 - What rate of interest does the Catholic Church now consider usurious? 
16:05 - Why does the Catechism split the last Commandment about coveting into two parts? 
24:33 - If I pray to St. Boniface, because he’s been through a similar encounter as I have, will he specially petition the Holy Spirit for me to deal with the people around me making my life…

#8567 The Mass - Bishop Robert Barron

Questions Covered:

13:43 - Can you help me to give a good explanation of transubstantiation to a youth audience without watering it down?
18:26 - If you go to two Masses in one day, do you have to forgo Communion at the second one?
19:36 - Why does the Church put so much emphasis on the Psalms?
22:06 - Can a Eucharistic minister give a blessing to a non-receiving person? 
31:00 - Why did the priest’s orientation change from facing the tabernacle to facing the congregation?
36:06 - How do we respond as Catholics to the non-denominational claim that we eat the crucified body and blood of…

#8566 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:

12:20 - Can you help me to explain the origin of the garter toss at weddings? 
17:27 - I have a friend who has completely transitioned from male to female and is now showing an interest in religion after being an atheist his whole life. Is he able to come into the Church after going through that transition?
28:43 - What is the difference between a homily and a sermon?
30:31 - My girlfriend…

#8565 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:

19:11 - I’ve listened to Catholic radio and I’m ready to come into the faith. What is the next step I take?
21:47 - Can you explain the reasons why we pray to Mary as a means to Jesus?
30:06 - What line in Revelation are Protestants referring to when they talk about the rapture?
36:05 - Did people in ancient times believe that Heaven was a place in the sky…

#8564 The Anti-Mary - Carrie Gress

Questions Covered:

15:46 - How do Protestant attacks on the Catholic doctrines of Mary play into this anti-Mary idea?
34:28 - Is praying the rosary and other prayers to Mary the way to achieve world peace?
42:55 - What in the Catholic Church do we base the anti-Mary idea on?
49:18 - Could you explain the idea of Mary being Co-Redemptrix?
Resources Mentioned:

The Marian Option: God’s Solution to a Civilization in Crisis by Carrie Gress
Behold Your Mother: A Biblical and Historical Defense of the Marian Doctrines by Tim Staples

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