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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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Questions Covered:

03:39 – What is a rational argument for intrinsic human value? 
7:53 – What is the Catholic Church’s stance on modern prophets? Do they exist and how do we discern if they’re legitimate? 
15:15 – What are your thoughts on Raymond Brown, the Scripture scholar? Is he good for a Catholic to read? 
21:53 – In Mark 6:47-56, Jesus says that he intended to pass the apostles by. What does that mean? Why would he leave them in such a storm? 
35:40 – I am not Catholic, but my fiancé is. One thing that I struggle with is praying to saints. I understand it and am okay with it, but when I try it, it feels superstitious and like I’m making them a god. How can I approach this better? 
42:31 – What is the fruit of contrition that is talked about? I hear it listed as a fruit of the Spirit, but don’t understand it. 
48:10 – To what extent is it allowed for Catholics to participate in Jewish practices? 

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Episode 84 of JAMW

How can we keep our kids Catholic?
Questions Covered:

17:20 – My 28-year-old son was a devout Catholic but has fallen away from the Church after being surrounded by the scientific community who think that faith is simple and unnecessary. How can I help him? 
43:28 – How can I help my kid who doesn’t know if she believes in God anymore? She is only 9. 
50:35 – I am a single mom. How can I find resources to raise my child well in the Catholic faith? 

Why was art so powerful and beautiful in the Renaissance? What is the state of art today?
Questions Covered:

18:33 – I’d love to furnish my home with beautiful Catholic art. Where can I start? 
21:20 – Talking to kids about art and exploring art has led me to God’s truth and beauty. 
30:42 – Is art only appropriate if it is traditional? 
37:27 – How is iconography different from other religious art or other art types in general? 
48:52 – I have been to Rome several times and met Liz. When you walk through Rome, you see a lot of exterior art on all of the buildings and I wonder, how did they get there and why? Were artists paid to do the exterior art or were they trying to promote themselves? 
52:42 – Can you address the state of the patrons of the arts of the Vatican museums? Will the museums reopen? 


Questions Covered:

09:08 – What’s the best prayer or devotion to St. Joseph that I can pray for my fallen-away children?
16:05 – I heard an argument that St. Joseph had to be young because the society wouldn’t have allowed an old man to marry a young girl at that time.
33:17 – If the Holy Family had to cross a hostile wilderness to Egypt, wouldn’t St. Joseph have to have been a young, strong man?
35:38 – How can we relate St. Joseph’s job as a carpenter to our modern work lives?
39:55 – What does it mean, practically, for the man to be the head of the household?
48:58 – St. Joseph has had a huge impact on our lives since the summer.
52:45 – What does St. Joseph’s title “Light of Patriarchs” mean?

Questions Covered:

20:17 – Did Mary and Joseph have biological children?
35:33 – Was there ever a prophecy of the holy fleeing into Egypt?
39:33 – Did Jesus experience sorrow from Joseph’s death?


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