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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 catholic.com. 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

#9404 Answering Atheism - Trent Horn

Questions Covered:

15:15 – What is the formal declaration of an atheist? Do they just believe there is no God?
19:47 – How do you prove to an atheist that God doesn’t make mistakes?
29:07 – Can you explain the proof by Aquinas for God’s existence?
34:10 – What resources can you recommend for kids who are having questions about atheism?
44:35 – Why does the burden of proof lie on the atheist?

#9403 Open Forum - null

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. 
Questions Covered:

04:25 – How do I know who is speaking the truth in a world with so many voices claiming to be true? 
11:47 – How much of the Council of Constance is still valid? 
15:51 – What is the chronology and places of the events from Christ’s infancy to early childhood? 
21:33 – If there are other civilizations in the universe, did Jesus’ sacrifice on the Cross save them, too? 
28:51 – Were the Psalms written before, during, or after the falling out that David had with Bathsheba? 
33:35 – How can I explain to Calvinists that human beings do have free will? 
42:47 – If Jesus is in the Eucharist and the Trinity is never separate, then are we receiving the Trinity? Also, are we receiving the Church and the Communion of Saints? 
52:13 – Is there a category in Catholic theology called unintentional sin? 

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#9403 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

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. 
Questions Covered:

04:25 – How do I know who is speaking the truth in a world with so many voices claiming to be true? 
11:47 – How much of the Council of Constance is still valid? 
15:51 – What is the chronology and places of the events from Christ’s infancy to early childhood? 
21:33 – If there are other civilizations in the universe, did Jesus’ sacrifice on the Cross save them, too? 
28:51 – Were the Psalms written before, during, or after the falling out that David had with Bathsheba? 
33:35 – How can I explain to Calvinists that human beings do have free will? 
42:47 – If Jesus is in the Eucharist and the Trinity is never separate, then are we receiving the Trinity? Also, are we receiving the Church and the Communion of Saints? 
52:13 – Is there a category in Catholic theology called unintentional sin? 

Want more from Jimmy Akin? 

The Bible Is A Catholic Book 

Teaching with Authority 
A Daily Defense: 365 Days (plus one) to Becoming a Better Apologist 
The Fathers Know Best: Your Essential Guide to the Teachings of the Early Church 

#9402 Open Forum - null

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. 
Questions Covered:

02:10 – In the Nicene Creed, what does it mean when it says that Jesus is “consubstantial with the Father”? 
04:52 – What does the Catholic Church teach about being a professional gambler? 
08:20 – What is the interpretation of 2 Cor. 5:21? 
15:23 – How can I explain that the word baptism in the Bible is talking about a physical and not a spiritual event? 
22:07 – How should I go about dating in a Catholic way? It has been a very long time. 
29:07 – What is the meaning of the words “mystery of faith” in the Mass? 
31:46 – When Satan choose evil instead of God, did he have a true choice? 
34:15 – How is the perpetual virginity of Mary significant to our faith? 
40:55 – How did the wisemen know as much as they did in finding Jesus as a baby? Were these prophecies from Scripture? 
45:48 – Why is Peter considered to be the first pope? 
49:13 – What is Jesus’ last name? 
52:05 – When was the earliest notion of the procreative and unitive truth of marriage? 

Want more from Jimmy Akin? 

The Bible Is A Catholic Book 

Teaching with Authority 
A Daily Defense: 365 Days (plus one) to Becoming a Better Apologist 
The Fathers Know Best: Your Essential Guide to the Teachings of the Early Church 

#9402 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

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. 
Questions Covered:

02:10 – In the Nicene Creed, what does it mean when it says that Jesus is “consubstantial with the Father”? 
04:52 – What does the Catholic Church teach about being a professional gambler? 
08:20 – What is the interpretation of 2 Cor. 5:21? 
15:23 – How can I explain that the word baptism in the Bible is talking about a physical and not a spiritual event? 
22:07 – How should I go about dating in a Catholic way? It has been a very long time. 
29:07 – What is the meaning of the words “mystery of faith” in the Mass? 
31:46 – When Satan choose evil instead of God, did he have a true choice? 
34:15 – How is the perpetual virginity of Mary significant to our faith? 
40:55 – How did the wisemen know as much as they did in finding Jesus as a baby? Were these prophecies from Scripture? 
45:48 – Why is Peter considered to be the first pope? 
49:13 – What is Jesus’ last name? 
52:05 – When was the earliest notion of the procreative and unitive truth of marriage? 

Want more from Jimmy Akin? 

The Bible Is A Catholic Book 

Teaching with Authority 
A Daily Defense: 365 Days (plus one) to Becoming a Better Apologist 
The Fathers Know Best: Your Essential Guide to the Teachings of the Early Church 

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