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 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

#9182 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: 

07:07 – Do Catholics believe in hopeful inclusion? 
16:09 – What is In Persona Christi and how can I explain it to a non-Catholic? 
18:51 – Does the idea of typology come from Hebrews 8:5? 
30:50 – Why did Jesus descend into hell? Do people in hell have some hope of salvation? 
35:27 – How can I become Catholic? I have always been Chur…

#9181 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Questions Covered:

07:45 – How do I die to myself? What does that mean? 
11:00 – What is the difference between transubstantiation and consubstantiation? 
23:33 – How can prayer be efficacious, since God can allow things to happen for the greater good?  
34:38 – If a priest breaks the seal of confession, can a bishop laicize that priest? 
40:30 – Are there animals in heaven?  
44:40 – Our priest starts the prayers during the Mass, but looks at the congregation and waits for us to finish them. Is this typical and acceptable? 
48:37 – I am a part of a B…

#9180 The Why’s of Catholic Belief - Karlo Broussard

Questions Covered:

08:57 – If there is a priest who is bad, is their consecration of the Eucharist still valid? 
15:56 – Why isn’t it a mortal or venial sin to smoke a cigarette? Is growing marijuana and smoking it permissible? 
31:00 – Is there a problem with me practicing Crypto Christianity? Is there a doctrine that teaches against this?  

#9179 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:

06:54 – How can some people believe that evil doesn’t exist?  
18:52 – When Scripture says, “Be subject to the governing authorities..” what does that mean? What if the governing officials are corrupt? 
32:10 – Would it be possible for someone to prove that eternity exists? How can we know that there is an eternal life? 
37:40 – Did Jesus kno…

#9178 Open Forum - Trent Horn

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:

08:06 – Is Mary the new Ark of the Covenant? 
20:09 – Sometimes Catholics bury their loved ones with sacramentals such as rosaries. Does this do anything for the deceased? 
35:20 – Does the Catholic Church publish a list of dogma and doctrine? 
 45:10 – What can I do now that I believe in Catholicism, but my wife does not? We have two kids. I…

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