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

Questions Covered:
19:40 – How do we reconcile the view that we are made in the image of God and that we are closely related to other animals? 
23:29 – What do we mean by the “Image of God?” Is it physical attributes or descriptions of His spirit? 
30:29 – How do you feel about current politicians who claim to be Catholic and promote abortion etc. and receive communion? 
38:20 – How do we address the transgender issue since it’s an attack on the image and likeness of God? 
46:39 – How do we respond to scandal in the Church since it’s a reflection of who God is? 
50:35 – Should we be supporting resource pregnancy centers?  Should we as a Church support them more? 

Questions Covered:
14:48 – How do I encourage young people to live productive, meaningful lives?
29:14 – Station of the Cross Radio…What is the difference between a spiritual advisor and a life coach?
36:40 – Does Stand Tall do couples’ counseling or just individual direction?

Questions Covered:

06:35 – Why do we say “For us men and for our salvation” instead of just “For our salvation” in the Nicene Creed?
11:40 – What changed in the teachings of the death penalty when Pope Francis changed the Catechism? Does that mean we were wrong this whole time?
16:17 – Can demons reveal accurate knowledge of the future to people they communicate with?
22:20 – Is there a theologian or doctor of the Church that can speak on how prayer affects daily living?
31:39 – How do we Catholics reconcile the tension between God’s active will and His permissive will as it pertains to divine inspiration?
39:11 – Hebrews 10:14. What does it mean by “perfected for all time?”
46:01 – Did Luke and Mark personally know Jesus?
50:16 – What is the Church’s teaching on people who claim to be Catholic and communicate with the dead?

Questions Covered:

04:41 – Is the supper of the lamb in Revelation referencing the eucharist rather than the end times? 
16:31  – When the Father and the HS manifest at the Baptist and the Transfiguration, did the witnesses witness heaven and the beatific vision as well? How did the witnesses know who Jesus was talking to at the Transfiguration? 
20:40 – I found evidence in the early church fathers that the eucharist was symbolic and also the understanding of transubstantiation. What are your thoughts on the symbolic evidence? 
28:46 – What is the benefit of the Mass if you don’t receive communion? 
32:20 – Does the Catholic Church teach that men and women are equal? 
34:11 – If the material sufficiency view of scripture is true can’t protestants raise the same objections that Catholics use against them? 
42:32 – What was the temple meant to be used for during the time of Christ? 
47:23 – How would you explain transubstantiation to a protestant? 
49:42 – I’m Reformed Protestant and still struggle with the concept of sin. Can you help clarify? 

Questions Covered:

15:05 – My protestant friends say that they have an advantage to forgive their sins.  How do I answer them that it’s not an advantage? 
24:05 – If you haven’t done a sorrowful examination of conscience and forget to confess something. Do I just forget it or do I still have to confess it? Would it invalidate my confession? 
34:39 – I’m a new Catholic and I struggle with going to confession because I work myself up too much. How do I keep it together in the confessional? Resource: Catholic Answers Focus Episode “The Surprising thing that Brings Jesus Joy” (   
42:41 – I’m protestant hoping to become Catholic. I find it more trustworthy to confess to a priest rather than just confessing to “one another.” 
46:41 – What part of our sins are not remitted during confession? 
53:04 – Can a validly baptized Christian go to confession and be validly absolved? 


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