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. 

Call in with your question at 1-888-31-TRUTH!


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Most Recent Episodes

#9337 Your Bible Questions - Jimmy Akin

Questions Covered:

03:23 – In Revelation 9:11, there is an angel called Abaddon. Is he an angel of God or a fallen angel? 
06:45 – Why is the Pope convinced that Phoebe was a deacon? 
17:29 – Is 2 Timothy 3:16-17 a valuable verse to help my kids with all the troubles that are happening in the Church? 
24:00 – The Hebrew word “avad” or “abodah” means work and worship, meaning that by working, one was worshiping God. The concentration camps in WWII had signs that said, “Work will set you free.” Is this idea true that work and worship are synonymous? How can we understand…

#9336 Why Apologetics Matters - Karlo Broussard

Questions Covered:

11:33 – For someone who is looking into getting a master’s in theology to improve their apologetics, how should one go about choosing a program? Should I start writing a blog? 
18:14 – Some members of the Catholic clergy claim that there is salvation for almost all people, inside or outside the Catholic Church. Why is apologetics necessary if that is the case? 
30:12 – Can the catechism be wrong concerning teachings that are not infallible? 
36:00 – I have a 14-year-old daughter who is interested in apologetics. What would be a good resource to…

#9335 Which Catholic Teaching Troubles You? - Karlo Broussard

Questions Covered:

07:57 – I am Catholic but I disagree with Catholic doctrine on remoteness, for example, saying that people don’t have culpability when they are removed from direct immorality.  
20:59 – I struggle with Catholic doctrine on tubal ligation. Our hospital is Catholic and does not allow it anymore. How can I explain this to non-Catholic doctors? 
28:40 – My son just came back to the faith and he struggles with Transubstantiation. How can I help him to understand this? 
36:42 – I have trouble holding Mary in such high regard. 
46:23 – My wife is trou…

#9334 The New Age Movement - Sharon Lee Giganti

Questions Covered:

18:40 – My sister is very much into A Course in Miracles. How can I help her or address this with her? 
31:09 – I used to be very involved in A Course in Miracles at a very vulnerable time in my life. 
41:52 – My sister is a New Age spiritualist and follows a new age guru.  
49:00 – I have noticed that there is a very warm and alluring quality about this movement that masks the fallacies that are being taught.  
52:13 – Someone tried to do this New Age thing with me. How can we battle this when they don’t believe in the same meaning and importa…

#9333 Open Forum - Tim Staples

Questions Covered:

05:43 – Is baptism by immersion necessary? Ezekiel makes it sound like it is not.  
16:58 – How can you believe in purgatory? It would make it seem like Christ’s death on the cross was not sufficient. 
36:24 – When the priest elevates the host and the altar server lifts the priest’s chasuble, what does that mean? 
46:00 – Is there valid baptism in Protestant churches? 

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