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. 

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Most Recent Episodes

#9018 Open Forum - null

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:

04:26 – Does the Catholic Church accept all the apocryphal books?
15:20 – Did the Church not allow baptism before a certain time because they believed that the body was not ensouled yet?
22:18 – When Christians die, where do they go?
32:30 – Was Mary in need of a savior if she was without sin?
37:15 – Why don’t Catholics celebrate Passov…

#9018 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

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:

04:26 – Does the Catholic Church accept all the apocryphal books?
15:20 – Did the Church not allow baptism before a certain time because they believed that the body was not ensouled yet?
22:18 – When Christians die, where do they go?
32:30 – Was Mary in need of a savior if she was without sin?
37:15 – Why don’t Catholics celebrate Passov…

#9017 No Greater Love - Edward Sri

Dr. Edward Sri shares the Biblical background to each scene in Christ’s passion. What was Jesus going through at each moment? How did the Old Testament foretell of Christ’s death? Why did Christ die for us? What did it accomplish? What was the meaning behind of the tearing of the temple veil, the crowning with thorns, and other events during Christ’s Passion? Join us today to better understand the importance of the Passion.
Questions Covered:

20:23 – When Jesus was taken to Pontius Pilate, he sent him to Herod. Is this the same King Herod who hunted down infant Jesus?
23:40 &#8211…

#9016 The Chaplain Is In - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

Catholics Answers’ chaplain, Norbertine Fr. Hugh Barbour, joins Cy to take any question of a pastoral nature. He offers advice on marriage, family, work, the liturgy, and much more.
Questions Covered:

29:11 – In the Bible, it says that those who don’t believe are condemned. How can this be true?
34:00 – Is it necessary for the priest to use the words “I absolve you” in confession or can they say, “I forgive you”? Also, is it necessary to tell your sins in the language of the priest to be forgiven?
37:23 – Is it ever okay to lie, under any circumstances?
46:00 – Why doe…

#9015 Weird Questions - Jimmy Akin

Jimmy Akin, senior apologist at Catholic Answers, selects from weird and wacky questions submitted via the internet and tackles them head-on in this episode of “Weird Questions.” If you have a mysterious, fantastic, or otherworldly query, please email it to radio@catholic.com.
Questions Covered:

03:11 -I was watching a sitcom on one of the major networks. In this episode, a teenage character was trying to win over a girl by pretending to be as religious as she was. The female character had decided to be baptized in a Baptist church and the young man joined her hoping that the gesture would ga…

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