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:

06:50 – Are you conscious of other people that are in purgatory with you? 
12:14 – Am I supposed to take stories like Paradise Lost and Dante’s Divine Comedy literally? 
17:30 – I know there are demons in hell and on earth. How do you overcome the temptations of demons? 
28:50 – When people go to heaven, does it look like earth? 
41:47 – Wouldn’t only using one scripture verse be shaky ground for explaining purgatory? 
51:30 – Can you talk about visions of hell? 

Questions Covered:

02:10 – Gavin Newsom and promoting abortion across state lines. 
21:05 – Does the bible teach that few people go to heaven? Referencing the road to hell is wide and the road to heaven is narrow. 
28:49 – Why don’t we do away with euphemisms and water down hell? 
34:42 – Will perpetual mortal sins like addictions get you into hell? 
48:26 – What can I do for a person who was killed 100 years ago? Can I still pray for them? 

Questions Covered:

06:29 – What happens after we die? What’s the Church’s teaching on a new earth? 
13:40 – Does the SSPX have authority to bless items such as miraculous medals? 
18:11 – Why don’t all Catholic churches have the tabernacle at the center of the sanctuary, or in the sanctuary at all? 
23:45 – Is not being in the state of mortal sin the only qualification to go to heaven? What’s necessary for something to be considered a mortal sin? 
35:45 – Why were only men circumcised in Old Testament times? What rite was there for women to be initiated into the chosen people? 
43:24 – Will unbaptized babies who are in limbo be allowed into heaven after the resurrection? 
48:00 – How did the words get written in scripture in the cases where Jesus was alone, and nothing was said 
51:16 – Jn 14:12 How can Jesus be present in the Eucharist if he sent the Holy Spirit after he left? Would he have to be no longer around? 

Questions Covered:

03:23 – When the church’s dicastery has approved all miracles and is ready to be declared a saint, how do they decide what they will be the patron saint of?
09:30 – Does one spouse receive grace from the other spouses’ works?
14:54 – Where is purgatory in the bible? How do I better explain purgatory to my protestant friend?
23:02 – Would there be a sacramental characteristic that will be visible to us in the next life? Would the 3 levels of holy orders be visible?
24:52 – When Paul was headed to trial before Caesar, would it really have been before CAESAR HIMSELF or just a magistrate, or appointee who heard cases?
33:46 – Why do Catholics collect pieces of the saint’s body?
37:06 – Was Joan of Arc schizophrenic?
47:58 – What was the purpose of the Transfiguration?
53:30 – What is a novena? Is it a specific type of prayer?

Questions Covered:

08:42 – How do we know that the Holy Spirit inspired the books of the bible?
13:52 – I grew up protestant and divorced because of abuse. I remarried and now want to know what step I would have to take to enter into the Catholic Church?
21:32 – Are godparents by proxy still a thing?
24:35 – Why have the German bishops who have been preaching heresy never been excommunicated?
32:29 – Can Abortion be forgiven by a priest?
34:50 – The visiting priest at my parish changed the wording during the consecration. Was it a valid consecration?
40:19 – What does it take to become a priest? I’ve been feeling a call.
44:05 – If you are a Catholic priest, how are you married?
48:00 – How should I handle my relationship with my cousin who’s living with a divorced woman?
51:52 – At my parish the priest has asked us to wait till he has processed down the aisle before we can pray the St. Michael prayer. Is this a common practice?


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