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

#8823 Open Forum - Tom Nash

Our guests grapple 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:

04:35 - Someone told me that St. Irenaeus said that the Body and Blood are just symbols of Christ. Is this true?
15:58 - I just finished my saint report. What is transverberation? How many saints experienced it?
18:43 - We say the “Glory Be” prayer which says “as it was in the beginning.” What is meant by the word “it”?
22:21 - Sr. Lucia from Fatima talks about how the battle of the family is the end times…

#8822 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Our guests grapple 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:

03:28 - How do you initiate an apologetics conversation at work, especially when people are always looking at their smartphones?
08:20 - What is the state of our soul before we are born?
14:24 - When have saints been “grandfathered” into the Catholic Church from other denominations?
17:15 - Col. 4:6- Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer…

#8821 How to Study The Bible - Jeff Cavins

Jeff Cavins is one of the editors for The Great Adventure Bible. It makes the complexity of reading the Bible simple.

"The narrative approach gives the big picture of salvation history and shows how everything ties together. This is the only Bible that incorporates The Great Adventure’s color-coded Bible Timeline learning system, a system that has made The Great Adventure Bible study resources the most popular and influential in the English speaking world. The color-coded tools make it easy to read and easy to remember." -Ascension Press

Questions Covered:

14:48 - How can I help my friend…

#8820 Feasting, Friendship, and Culture - Jared Staudt

R. Jared Staudt shares the inspiration for his latest book, The Beer Option: Brewing a Catholic Culture, Yesterday & Today.

Questions Covered:

17:02 - Can you explain more the difference between marijuana use and drinking alcohol?
22:34 - How do you invite someone to something like Theology on Tap without coming across as pushy? Is it best to first invite them to the bar to just hang out and then to an event?
41:03 - I have heard that hops are good for the prostate, is that true? Also, I used to have a glass of wine before bed and had bad reflux. I switched to beer and have no issues…

#8819 Open Forum - Tim Staples

Our guests grapple 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:

05:37 - I have heard that many of the references from the Old and New Testament are from the septuagint. How do we know if this is true?
15:59 - What is the best way to describe the Holy Mass to a non-Catholic?
23:21 - What is the Catholic Church’s teaching about the relationship between the human mind, soul and body? How can we explain this philosophically?
36:15 - Is there salvation outside of the…

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