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. 

Call in with your question at 1-888-31-TRUTH!


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Most Recent Episodes

Questions Covered: 

08:18 – Can souls in Purgatory see souls in Hell? And can souls in Heaven see souls in Purgatory?
15:40 – Can non-Catholics go to Purgatory?
19:42 – How do indulgences in Purgatory work?
24:12 – Can the people in Purgatory pray for us? Do they know we pray for them?
30:55 – Are there children in purgatory?
40:35 – Will we be purged for grave sins if they have been confessed and the penance has already been done?
45:52 – If you pray for a particular person in Purgatory, but that person is not in Purgatory, what happens to those prayers?
50:06 – What would happen if you can’t tolerate the pain or punishment in Purgatory? What does that pain entail?

Questions Covered:

06:42 – Does any other Christian denomination believe in Purgatory? Where is purgatory in the Bible?
16:08 – Are all human beings born with a soul? Are human beings born with a conscience?
18:14 – What would happen to someone who has not gone to confession for five years?
24:39 – If a priest were to bless the ocean would the ocean be holy water?
30:28 – If, during COVID, my diocese requires Communion in the hand, should I refrain from Communion and pray a spiritual communion instead?
32:58 – What does it mean to “offer Jesus”?
36:41 – What is your advice for someone deciding between following Catholicism or Atheism?
43:19 – In my work as a nurse, am I sinning by giving hormone injections to patients with gender dysphoria?
46:48 – Why does the Catholic crucifix have Jesus on it? And why do crucifixes make him look so weak?
51:15 – Can people who are not Catholic go to heaven?

Questions Covered: 

01:09 – Why are some priests allowed to say things that contradict church teaching?
07:19 – Is it okay to wear an Orthodox cross?
11:11 – Can you help me understand Mary’s perpetual virginity?
23:40 – How do I explain the trinity when there is only one God?
35:32 – Why does the Catholic Church say that its authority is infallible and equal to that of scripture?
48:23 – What is the Catholic Church’s teaching on infallibility when it comes to ecumenical councils?

Questions Covered: 

05:49 – How do you answer somebody who says they believe in God but they don’t want to go to Heaven?
20:08 – I have a friend interested in Catholicism who is transfeminine. What are the expectations?
31:05 – How did Jesus worship the Trinity? Was the god of his human nature?
41:17 – What biblical and historical evidence do we have for the particular judgment? How do we know that people are in heaven or hell, and not some other place?
46:41 – Is the Trinity part of divine revelation or not?


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