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

Deacon Harold joins Cy to discuss the future canonizations of several African American saints.

Questions Covered:

01:17 – Is Molinism a heretical view? 
11:40 – How would you address people who claim to be Christians but who don’t wear masks and aren’t willing to protect others from the virus? 
17:13 – In emphasizing tradition, how do Catholics achieve a balance between Scripture and Tradition in their personal prayer lives? 
28:32 – I am in RCIA. I have noticed that the NAB has different chapter divisions than the RSV and other versions. Why is this? 
34:44 – My Protestant friend says that the Bible says, “faith alone”. How do I answer him? 
44:00 – What were the politics happening in the world when Jesus lived? 
48:54 – What is the evidence for the Assumption of Mary? 

Questions Covered:

06:39 – Is voting pro-choice a sin? 
18:49 – What is the history of married priests and when did it switch over to celibate priests? 
28:55 – What are your thoughts on shuckling while praying and how does it relate to the energy of God? 
32:36 – How can I defend the protoevangelium of James? 
41:40 – Why did Paul rebuke Peter when he hypocritically circumcised Timothy in order to appease the Jews? 
48:12 – Atheists use Deuteronomy 2:21 to say that God is a murderous and wicked God. How can I respond to this? 

Which Catholic Doctrine Troubles You?
Questions Covered:

01:20 – Catholic teaching on redemptive suffering troubles me. 
13:09 – I don’t understand why the Church teaches that the call to the priesthood is higher than the call to marriage. 
21:36 – Someone recently told me that the Resurrection is just made up by St. Paul. Is there evidence for it? 
29:16 – I am troubled by the Catholic teaching on predestination and election. 
40:18 – The teaching that there is no salvation outside of the Catholic Church troubles me. 
46:45 – I don’t believe in the Resurrection. Jesus’ own family didn’t believe he could perform miracles. Also, just because he rose from the dead, doesn’t mean that he is approved of by God. 

Which Catholic Doctrine Troubles You?
Questions Covered:

07:18 – I am troubled by the doctrine about the Virgin Mary called the Debitum Peccati. It has to do with the Immaculate Conception and her freedom from original sin. How can I better understand this? 
18:11 – It seems like Catholics worship both Jesus and Mary. Is that true? I am a Lutheran. 
29:44 – The doctrine about purgatory troubles me. What is temporal sin? 
37:20 – I am troubled by Catholic doctrine on salvation. 
47:35 – I am troubled by the role of the Magisterium and tradition, when there doesn’t seem to be biblical evidence for some things. 


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