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

Father Paul Check joins us for a primer on Good Friday. We begin with the basics, Who was Jesus and why did he die on a cross? And we move into deeper waters as we discuss what all of this has to do with us, today.

No guest today, but Cy gives a brief review of what happens on Holy Thursday. The day involves the holy oils, the priesthood, the establishment of the Eucharist, and more. It’s a big day for Catholics, much more than just the end of Lent

What is the biblical evidence for the Eucharist and the Catholic priesthood?
Questions Covered:

02:38 – My friends who are Messianic Jews and they say that the Last Supper was just a Passover meal, and he was speaking metaphorically. How can I respond to this? 
13:13 – When Pontius Pilate washed his hands of Christ, was he condemning Christ? 
44:55 – I don’t believe that salvation requires works or receiving the Eucharist to get to heaven. Why do Catholics claim that it does? 

What is the biblical evidence for the Eucharist and the Catholic priesthood?
Questions Covered:

14:54 – Using tradition and scripture, how does the Church prove that the Eucharist only forgives venial sins? 
19:31 – If Jesus Christ was without sin, why was he baptized? 
24:15 – My dad is not Catholic, but he believes in the True Presence of the Eucharist. He always asks me, “How do we know that it is only priests who can confect the Eucharist?” 
35:08 – Why does it matter so much that Christ is physically present in the Eucharist? 
45:35 – When Jesus died on the cross, he saved us from our sins. Does that mean I am automatically saved or not? 

Questions Covered:

02:46 – Is it true that there is no salvation outside of the Catholic Church? Can a person attend other churches and be saved? 
06:16 – I am about to be confirmed on Easter. What is your advice for someone about to receive the Eucharist for the first time? 
09:35 – I go to a chiropractor and sometimes he uses a chi-simulator device on me.  Is this a new age thing or an appropriate treatment? Should I refuse this part of the treatment? 
18:54 – How should Christians go about being fans of political figures or celebrities? 
23:30 – Did Christ see all sins, past and future, when he was dying on the Cross? 
31:03 – Were any of the Pharisees or scribes from when Jesus was found teaching in the Temple as a child present at his trial, Passion, or crucifixion? 
42:17 – Is it best to offer public correction to a person or ministry, even if it could cause enmity or ruin your reputation? 
48:51 – Is it true that there is no free will in hell? 
51:57 – I am really struggling with how strict the lockdowns still are up here in Canada. My life has suffered a lot for it. How moral are these lockdowns and how much moral responsibility do I have to obey the mandates? 


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