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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Most Recent Episodes

Open Forum – Questions Covered:
03:54 – Do you have any recommendations on evangelization of Muslims and atheists who give more credence to Norse mythology over Christianity?
14:38 – Why do we have both the Nicene Creed and the Apostles Creed since they’re so similar?
17:07 – Why are there missing books in the bible such as Enoch, Gospel of Thomas etc. Was it just to fit the agenda of the Church?
25:06 – Are we obligated to forgive someone even if there isn’t repentance on the other end?
36:40 – How do I defend Marian apparitions and the rosary when faced with the Gal. 1:9:9 – As we have said before, so now I say again, If anyone is preaching to you a gospel contrary to that which you received, let him be accursed.
48:12 – This coming Sunday is the 2nd of Ordinary Time but last Sunday was the last Sunday of Christmas. What happened to the first Sunday of Ordinary Time?
51:20 – From a Catholic perspective, is it immodest for trans people to use the same bathroom with men or women?

Open Forum – Questions Covered:
13:57 – My family and I have started attending an Eastern Catholic parish. Can we be parishioners there even as Latin rite Catholics? What would that look like when seeking sacraments for my children? 
20:18 – You mentioned that the deuterocanonical books are not in the modern Jewish bible, but were they in the ancient Jewish canon? 
35:58 – How far along can a heretic offer valid sacraments? 
46:29 – How do I defend the Second Vatican Council? 

Open Forum – Questions Covered:

02:06 – Can practicing Catholics watch shows that contain some sexual content and explicit language?
12:57 – What is the difference between humility and poverty of spirit?
18:48 – Was papal infallibility ever used before it was defined in Vatican 1?
28:03 – Should I go to a medical provider and pharmacy who provide the abortion pill?
31:30 – My high school priests told us that we didn’t have to be specific about the sins we confessed. I feel like I’m not being honest when I go to confession. What’s your advice?
38:50 – Should we bother with a general confession if Divine Mercy Sunday offers the same effect?
44:30 – I was asked if non-Catholics can go to heaven and didn’t give the best answer. How would I answer this?
48:45 – What are the roots of Latin being used in the Church?

Open Forum – Questions Covered:

07:37 – What does no salvation outside the Church mean and has it developed over time?
19:43 – Is it ok for Catholics to play video games that were created based on ideas of false religions?
23:48 – Why is it that priests can’t get married?
35:28 – You’ve called sodomy an act of violence. I agree but what’s the reasoning?
41:37 – Is Jesus in Mt 5:29-30 speaking in hyperbole?
45:24 – If the cardinals were all to die at the same time along with the pope, how would we elect a new pope?
51:34 – What is the Catholic understanding of 1 Jn 3:9?


Questions Covered:

12:13 – The bible has passages where God is bargaining with Satan. How do I understand these passages?
16:44 – The teaching of purgatory bothers me. Where is it explicitly in the bible?
20:52 – I want to push back on who was left behind. Maybe the protestant conclusion is right. Were those who were left behind actually left behind to experience destruction?
24:01 – Mk. 10 says some will not taste death. Is that Jesus predicting his death in the 1st century and was he wrong?
38:04 – How do I respond to the claim that Mary had more children?
44:20 – How could one be baptized with fire and spirit? Could you elaborate?
46:50 – Have you asked protestants to protect their positions from the historical perspective?
52:03 – In Acts it was said that the gentiles should not eat meat of strangled animals. How does that tie to Jesus’ death on the cross?


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