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

#9342 Things to Be Thankful For - Tim Ryland

A lighthearted conversation with Chris Check and Tim Ryland on why 2019 gave us so many reasons to be grateful.

#9341 Contraception and Catholicism - Angela Franks

Questions Covered:

13:43 – Thank you for writing your books. I am a healthcare provider. Do you see any changes being made in the medical field regarding education about birth control?  
17:30 – I have a daughter who left the Catholic Church who is getting married in May and I am trying to explain contraception to her. How can I help her to understand how any medicine or barrier is denying God’s plan? How can I explain that NFP is not just a Catholic version of a condom? 
21:00 – Why would you advocate for teaching abstinence in schools when it is not as effective in prevent…

#9340 Open Forum - Tim Staples

Questions Covered:

02:26 – On what grounds does the Catholic Church accept the Apocrypha, when almost no other denomination does? 
10:58 – My wife needs to reconcile with her dying brother. How can I help her to forgive him? 
16:00 – How can we know that Mary was assumed into heaven? Where do Catholics get this idea? 
24:10 – The Holy Spirit enters us permanently at Baptism and Confirmation. Does that mean that Christ goes to hell with a soul that has been baptized? 
31:15 – What is the Catholic view of justification? 
35:35 is there any way to trace if the Virgi…

#9339 Open Forum - Jim Blackburn

Questions Covered:

02:28 – Can you explain faith and works? 
07:48 – I am in a relationship with someone who is non-denominational. We are serious, but I am struggling to navigate the future question of raising children in the faith. He strongly wants them to be non-denominational. What can I do? 
14:51 – What is the relationship between self-improvement and the spiritual life? 
18:35 – Does the Catholic Church believe in ghosts and, if so, what defines a ghost? 
21:44 – What is Catholic teaching on Adam and Eve? 
30:23 – How do Catholics see the Rapture? 

#9338 Open Forum - Tim Staples

Questions Covered:

03:55 – Who is the first bishop of the Church, James or Peter? 
11:47 – My parish has been urging our bishop to bring women into the permanent diaconate. What can I do about this? 
20:02 – I have a child out of wedlock and am thinking about pursuing marriage with another woman. What are my responsibilities as a father? Am I free to marry someone else even though I have a child? 
28:46 – Should we be pledging allegiance to the Christian flag? I just heard of this. 
30:56 – How can I overcome spiritual dryness or numbness regarding the Eucharist?…

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