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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The 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.

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Questions Covered:

01:55 - What are the origins of the doctrine “saved by grace”? How best to challenge Protestants on this?
20:30 - Why do we require celibacy for our priests? Why can’t we allow married men into the priesthood?
29:03 - Did the people that Moses was guiding through the desert hear the voice of God? What does…

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Questions Covered:

23:29 - Why does the Church holds beliefs about the Virgin Mary that seem supernatural? How can this be scientifically proven? 
33:19 - How do the Sacraments help us to approach God?
41:35 - What are the 3 top reasons for how God exists?
47:55 - I am having a debate with an atheist. He said the bible supports genocide, rape, and murder. He says, therefore, God cannot exist. How can I argue against this?

We focus on pastoral concerns but welcome any question callers would like to ask a Catholic priest as we are joined by the Catholic Answers chaplain, Norbertine Father Hugh Barbour.

Questions Covered:

04:40 - When I am praying the rosary, I struggle to meditate and say the prayers. What can I do?
08:28 - How can I explain to my girlfriend the importance of the priesthood?
16:24 - My 3rd grade student is wondering, why do we need to be baptized?
21:42 - I am at a really low point in my life. How do I find the strength to go on?
28:51 - Why should I trust the Magisterium at this time?

Radio club contestants battle for Catholic Answers Quiz Show glory as Cy and Trent grill them on the toughest Catholic trivia .

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Don Johnson joins us to discuss his new film, Unprotected. The film chronicles the journey from the beginnings of contraception and Pope Paul VI's prophetic encyclical, Humanae Vitae, to all the negative effects that men and women are experiencing today. 

Questions Covered:

22:19 - I have never got the message that I should be sexually promiscuous. Why should a man be telling me all of this?
32:29 - Hookup culture ruined my life. 
46:38 - I am troubled by Joan’s argument that men can’t talk about this. This excludes men from taking part in conversation about abortion, children, etc.


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