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:

13:07 – How do I as a non-Catholic understand the issues going on in Germany and the changes with the Synodal way? 
16:06 – How do we distinguish the similarities and differences between the development of doctrine of Catholicism and the explication of doctrine as understood by the Orthodox? 
19:56 – What do you think about the changes the Church made about slavery? It used to endorse it and now it doesn’t. 
32:12 – How can the Church change to get rid of clericalism and embrace the Gospel? 
35:50 – Is the role of the Church to preserve the traditions of the Church of the times of the apostles or can this also be applied to later traditions 
43:13 – Is the teaching on contraception definitive? 
48:45 – Did the Church change its teaching on limbo and where aborted babies go? 

Questions Covered:

04:09 – How do I explain the sacraments to my Baptist girlfriend? 
11:08 – What’s the relationship between religious truth and fact? 
16:04 – Is the phrase extra Ecclesiam nulla salus still a usable phrase after the second Vatican council? 
17:29 – Is it appropriate to own tarot cards if you don’t use them for spiritual purposes? 
21:06 – Is binding and loosing a slippery slope that can lead the Church to loosening up morals? 
28:56 – What is the reason behind Vatican 2 decision not to indict the Jews for Jesus’ death? 
34:08 – Since we are obligated to help people in dire need and there’s always people in dire need, is it ok for us to enjoy luxuries for ourselves? 
41:45 – How much of Church teaching do we actually have to believe? 
46:13 – What did Jesus mean when he said about Judas “ It would be better if he were never born?” 
47:57 – a 7th day Adventist claimed that Mt. 24:20 proves that the Sabbath remains on a Saturday. How do I respond? 
52:12 – If you were married and the apocalypse happened and you were only left with one other woman, would it be adultery to repopulate the earth with that woman? 

Questions Covered:

02:48 – What are your thoughts on a pre-tribulation rapture? 
10:41 – What are your thoughts on if the mystical experiences of the New Testament were due to the use of psychedelic drugs? 
16:06 – I was debating with a Muslim and he asked why God sent the Holy Spirit? Wouldn’t this make sending Jesus pointless? How do I respond? 
21:18 – What is the history of the pentacle? Why does the Church frown upon it? 
24:29 – Why do things in life grow? 
33:19 – Is it proper to interpret Marian apparitions naturally or supernaturally? 
37:05 – How can we as Catholics believe in evolution, the big bang, and the 7 days of creation all at once? Resources: 
44:33 – How do I incorporate fasting into my prayer life? 
49:28 – Why is Easter celebrated on Sunday instead of Monday? Why call it Easter and not Resurrection Day? 

Questions Covered:

11:32 – How can I help my girlfriend who’s trying to stop her marijuana addiction, but she still lives with friends who tempt her? We are also long distance. 
17:26 – What are your thoughts on other paths that lead to sobriety that are not 12 steps? 
21:21 – I feel what you are doing is a form of the New Evangelization! 
32:17 – How do you help the partners of those going through the program for sexual healing? 
36:07 – What is your take on the 11th step? 
42:07 – How to persevere in being sober from pornography especially with thoughts? 
46:10 – I’m concerned for my kids, especially since I suspect my ex-husband to be an alcoholic. How do I influence them?
51:26 – How do I start an alcoholic group for teens? 

Questions Covered:

03:18 – Will we be able to fly in our resurrected body? Would I be able to fly to space?
11:35 – How do I implement an understanding of the development of doctrine to Vatican 2?
16:44 – What did Jesus mean that the only exception to leaving a marriage is due to immorality?
23:27 – Could you explain what Jn 1:1 means?
33:15 – How do you respond to the claim “Catholics think you can buy your way into heaven?”
37:15 – How do I explain to my friend that it’s important to go back to church since she feels betrayed by God due to her daughter’s illness?
45:17 – How culpable is a person who committed mortal sins due to trauma that he had?
52:22 – Is faith a work?


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