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:

12:50 – Do you have any suggestions for someone trying to start a pro-life medical practice? 
17:05 – How should a Catholic respond to someone who was raped and might want an abortion? 
22:45 – If I am diagnosed with cancer, is it moral to refuse treatment? 
29:05 – Can you explain some of the psychological effects of abortion? 
33:20 – Do scientists harvest embryonic cells from fetuses while they are still alive? 
39:45 – Are the brain death criteria for organ donation inaccurate? 
46:35 – Some of the food and drugs I use involve fetal cell lines in their production. Is this morally acceptable, and if not, is there an alternative? 
50:01 – Is there any research regarding prenatal cysts showing up on ultrasounds of unborn children? 

Questions Covered:

17:53 – Are traditional Catholics allowed to reject the Second Vatican Council? 
24:40 – Why do the prayers in Novus Ordo seem watered down? 
31:30 – Why were Protestant advisors invited to Vatican II? 
34:17 – What is a good resource to read the Vatican II documents? 
43:40 – Do you think the conclusions of Vatican II would have been different had John the 23rd been involved for its entirety? 
46:07 – Can the push to remove Latin from the Church be seen as demonically motivated? 
52:45 – Would a more traditional Mass prevent the negligible treatment of the Eucharist? 

Questions Covered:

01:57 – Is it morally acceptable to watch a video about the occult? 
07:55 – What is the distinction between the Eucharist being literally and “truly and actually” the Body of Christ? 
16:45 – Is Mary and Joseph’s marriage invalid because it was not consummated? 
29:04 – Can you explain to me free will and predestination? 
31:57 – Just as parents can bless their children, can godparents bless their godchildren? 
35:30 – Clement of Rome compares the Phoenix to Christ. What do you make of this? 
43:15 – Does the Church hierarchy hold the power to ban the Latin Mass? 
48:32 – Why can’t Catholics believe in universal salvation? 

Questions Covered:

03:20 – How does dispensation work? 
08:35 – How do I explain to kids why the Church is opposed to the LGBTQ movement? 
18:00 – What do I do when my wife doesn’t want to practice Natural Family Planning? 
20:44 – Why is there an Apostles’ Creed and a Nicene Creed? 
28:38 – Is it true that the Church canonized Buddha? 
31:16 – Would a prenuptial agreement invalidate a marriage since it presupposes divorce? 
35:38 – Would it be immoral to go to a mass held against a bishop’s orders 
42:52 – Are Homo sapiens the only members of our genus that possess the image of God? 
46:50 – Do Catholics believe in the Rapture? 
52:19 – Is it morally acceptable to attend the funeral of someone who committed suicide? 

Questions Covered:

16:24 – I’ve been practicing NFP for my whole marriage and have two kids, but now I feel like I missed out on having a bigger family. I wanted to hear Beth’s thoughts. 
21:00 – What are your thoughts on single motherhood? 
35:30 – What are your views on how mothers should encourage their young adult children to communicate with their fathers? 
45:47 – Is there a good reason for a family to limit the number of children they have? 
49:02 – What’s your advice for mothers in their crazy early stages? 


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