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

#9396 Eastern Catholicism - Fr. Deacon Daniel G. Dozier

#9395 The Bible Blueprint for Purgatory - Karlo Broussard

Questions Covered:

13:30 – Is there any possible way to completely avoid purgatory after death and go straight to heaven? 
19:18 – I know that we should pray for the souls that are in purgatory. Can we do this for the souls in hell so that they can go to purgatory, then heaven? 
23:13 – Where is purgatory? 
28:40 – How does a prayer affect someone in purgatory? 
35:07 – Is purgatory a metaphysical place or a process? 
42:38 – How can I explain to my Protestant family why we believe in purgatory? I want a short and concise way to explain it. 
47:22 – Is purgatory guaranteed? I heard recently that it is not.   
52:15 – I am Protestant and I do not believe in purgatory. I have a friend who does deliverance ministry and he doesn’t believe in purgatory, but he has experienced people caught between heaven and hell. I do think there is something there. 

#9394 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

Questions Covered:

06:11 – Is it true that Mary remained a virgin? In the gospel of Matthew, it sounds like she had relations with Joseph after Jesus was born. 
16:55 – I got married in the Presbyterian church but was raised Catholic. Am I in mortal sin because I am no longer Catholic? 
23:14 – I have trouble with the God of the Bible. Why would God make the universe so large and time so vast?  
40:58 – How do you know if God is speaking to you or if it is just your own thoughts? How can you discern when the Holy Spirit is speaking? 
46:11 – Why don’t Catholics believe that the new Jerusalem of the Bible is a physical place? What do they believe about this? 
51:22 – Did the Magi visiting Christ as a baby or the other spectacular events of his childhood affect his ministry as an adult? We don’t hear any reference of these stories when he is an adult. 

#9393 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

#9392 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

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