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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Questions Covered:

03:50 – I’m not Catholic because of all the corruption in the Catholic Church throughout history. 
17:00 – I’m not Catholic because I don’t think all the messianic prophecies of the Old Testament have been fulfilled. 
28:55 – My biggest obstacles to becoming Catholic are the Catholic view of baptism and the use of icons. 
42:55 – My biggest obstacle with becoming Catholic is the Papacy and its imperfections in the house of God. 
52:00 – I’m not Catholic because I’m more comfortable in other Churches. 

Questions Covered:

06:39 – How should Job 38:1-6 be interpreted? It doesn’t sound like a compassionate God. 
17:15 – Why are the Jesuits considered to be the black sheep of the Catholic family? 
23:38 – What is the nature of heaven’s structure like, since we know that at least 3 people have bodies there? 
32:55 – Do people who receive the Eucharist unworthily eat and drink condemnation (mortal sin) on themselves? Isn’t that the punishment of choosing to receive unworthily? 
42:20 – I don’t think the book of Job is divinely inspired. How could such a vengeful God be our God? 
53:05 – Now that marijuana is legal, is it okay to take it in moderation like a glass of wine or some Zoloft? 

Why don’t you accept the pope?
Questions Covered:

06:45 – I don’t accept the pope because I read some historians who say the papacy didn’t exist until the second century. 
17:08 – I don’t accept the Pope because he is satanic. For example, he had a Pachamama in the Vatican and embraces all these other religions. 
28:53 – I don’t accept our current pope and am not in support of the Vatican. Also, the papal audience hall is a snake. 
39:48 – I don’t accept the pope because he and others have not identified with the struggles of the poor. He doesn’t do enough for them. 
48:01 – I don’t accept the Pope because he doesn’t protect Christians, especially in China. 
52:50 – I can’t accept the pope because he gives Communion to pro-choice politicians. 

Questions Covered:

00:50 – Is it accurate to say that God can create time and other things that change because of his permissive will? 
06:45 – How do I explain Adoration and the real presence to my Protestant grandmother? 
12:15 – Where can I find the physical, original books of the Bible? 
24:00 – Why does it take so long for adults to get baptized? 
34:45 – How am I supposed to be confident in God’s existence if the Church Fathers were only theorizing about him? 
42:05 – Why has the Church never ousted the Italian mafia? 
48:40 – My friend is trying to enter the Catholic Church but is being told she needs an annulment for her first marriage, which was supposedly a Catholic wedding. What should she do? 
53:55 – Facebook Live…Is there a conflict between Luke and Matthew’s Nativity narratives? 
55:00 – How do we know the prophecies in the Old Testament were referring to the Messiah? 

Questions Covered:

04:48 – Where’s the best place for a lay person to get an online theology course? 
08:00 – Is Hell eternal? 
15:10 – What does it mean to say, “the gates of Hell shall not prevail”? 
18:40 – Is it immoral to participate in rituals related to Kendo martial arts? 
20:58 – How should I respond to someone who claims the Church is being selfish by refusing to use its wealth to solve world hunger? 
29:06 – How do I explain to my son why the faith is true? 
32:50 – Can you succinctly explain works and grace? 
40:00 – Why do antediluvians live so long? 
47:50 – What is the difference between the Star of David and the Star of Remphan? 


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