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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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Questions Covered:

16:37 – When is the proper time to take kids at mass to the back and the right time to let it go and stay in the pews? Is there a right or wrong way to approach this? 
29:50 – Are there any Catholic educational programs for children outside of school? My kids go to public school, but it seems like there’s so much for Protestants and not much for Catholics. 
47:49 – How do I draw my adult children, who have all fallen away from the church, and my husband, who has always been protestant, to the Church? 
49:00 – What activities and formation would you recommend for children under the age of 5 to teach them about the faith outside of daily prayer and mass? 

Questions Covered:

18:03 – What should we say to young women who are forced to have an abortion?
24:03 – I’m not Catholic, my wife left me and returned pregnant. I raised the child as my own and became pro-life because of that.
29:10 – How do I talk to women who have had abortions who refuse to even consider any argument?
35:00 – How do I answer the following two objections: 1. The fetus is not a person. 2. You’re a hypocrite because you’re not adopting.
42:01 – Why do people refer to the unborn child as an it?
46:59 – I had an abortion and it left a scar on my soul, and I never want anyone to go through that.

Questions Covered:

08:13 – How do you respond to a pro-choicer that answers the question “what are the unborn?” correctly but persists in the pro-choice side?
14:43 – How do I talk to young girls about being pro-life?
18:30 – What are we to do about states that are now denying medication because lawmakers aren’t looking at the details of the law since Dobbs?
28:48 – What would you say to someone who says they’re “not pro-murdering babies, but pro-women in tough pregnancies who don’t have a choice?”
33:31 – How do we approach a situation if the priest at our parish doesn’t have the same intensity to tackle this issue?
36:09 – How do you respond to someone that says if they had been aborted the world would not have changed?
42:54 – Can a baby feel pain weeks after 20 weeks? Is this a typo in the book?
46:53 – Why do we never address the fathers of aborted children?
49:00 – Cardinal Arinze stated that the life in the womb belongs to someone else. We are meant to bring forward children in life.

Questions Covered:

03:36 – I’m a minister at a protestant denomination and have hang ups on the Marian dogmas.
19:04 – I’m not Catholic because I’ve never had someone give me a good response for the persecution of Jews and protestants during the inquisition.
33:50 – How do the saints listen to our prayers if they’re dead?
43:25 – I’m not Catholic yet, I don’t fully understand Mary’s role as co-redemptrix.
48:36 – I’m not Catholic because I wasn’t evangelized.

Questions Covered:

06:07 – I’m was raised Catholic and now I go to a non-denominational church. I still call myself Catholic but need some convincing to go back to a Catholic Church. I’m happy at my non-denominational church. 
13:49 – I grew up Methodist and not Catholic because this is how I grew up. 
22:57 – I’m not Catholic because praying to saints sounds like idolatry. Also, why are there so many religions? 
33:52 – I’m not Catholic because there seems to be more requirements. At least as a Christian I know I’m saved. 
41:47 – I’m Orthodox, I don’t see the Papacy as the Catholics do.  The Christians of the first millennium were Orthodox.


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