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

#9187 Why Aren’t You Catholic? - Jimmy Akin

Jimmy Akin asks, “Why aren’t you a Catholic?”
Questions Covered:

03:33 – I am not Catholic because of Catholic ecclesiology and some of the Marian dogmas.  
18:35 – I am not Catholic because I feel like I’ll be a horrible Catholic if I come back. 
28:38 – I’m orthodox and looking at becoming Catholic. Is there a difference between the orthodox and Catholic churches? 
34:02 – If your consciousness does not survive death, how could there be life after death? 
48:00 – I am not Catholic because no one has ever invited me to church. 
50:11 – Th…

#9186 Why Aren’t You Catholic? - Trent Horn

Trent Horn asks, “Why aren’t you a Catholic?”
Questions Covered:

06:14 – I am not Catholic because of the devotion to Mary.  
13:17 – Does a Catholic have any kind of assurance of heaven if you follow all the regulations of the Church. That’s my main concern in being a Catholic. 
17:17 – I was born and raised Catholic. I turned to Protestantism because I don’t understand worshiping anything other than God. I also don’t think I should have to confess to a priest. He’s just a human and I want God to hear my sins.  
30:00 – I was raised Catholic bu…

#9185 Kids’ Show - Jimmy Akin

Questions Covered:

03:42 – My dad tells me that if someone strikes me, I should strike them back. Jesus says that if someone strikes me, I should turn the other cheek. What should I do? 
13:06 – Do you have any resources for an introduction to apologetics? 
22:43 – Why does God challenge some kids to do things they know they can’t do? 
29:28 – When do you know that someone you are praying for is out of purgatory? 
32:45 – How would I know if God is calling me to be a nun? 
38:25 – Why is it better to receive Jesus on the tongue rather than on the hand? 

#9184 The Faith in Europe - Fr. Clemens Galban

Fr. Clemens Galban and Fr. Hugh Barbour discuss the state of the Catholic Church in Europe.
Questions Covered:

23:09 – How would the Church in Europe today to the Church in the United States? 
35:20 – I went to Mass at a Catholic Church in Germany. When everyone came in, there was a bowl of unconsecrated hosts. As people came in, they were supposed to move a host into another bowl. Was this a way of counting everyone? Also, is it true that you must pay a tax to go to Church in Germany? 
51:14 – I lived in Europe for 2 years and I saw some strong evangelization movements ther…

#9183 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: 

09:08 – How are we to interpret Jesus saying, “This generation will not pass away until all these things have happened?” Someone told me that this makes Jesus a false prophet. 
20:38 – Are the saints omniscient? 
32:14 – Can you liken the Holy Trinity to water and its different states? 
 40:12 – What is the relationship between the doctrine …

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