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 catholic.com. 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!

 

Subscribe on iTunes

Most Recent Episodes

Callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief. 
Questions Questioned:

06:44 – What is the Catholic position on the Protestant teaching “by faith alone”? 
14:51 – Why did God choose to reveal Himself slowly over so many years, rather than sending a prophet at the beginning who could teach the truth all at once? 
22:53 – If Protestants believe that everything can be learned from the Bible alone, then why do they seek out Bible scholars to explain it to them? 
31:40 – Can you explain the difference between holiness and righteousness, ontologically? 
41:40 – When Jesus celebrated Passover on Holy Thursday, where did they obtain a lamb? Weren’t all the lambs slain on Friday? 
49:30 – Why do Catholics believe that Mary is Co-Redemptrix? 

Resources Mentioned:

Justification by Faith and Works
The Salvation Controversy by Jimmy Akin

In his direct and conversational manner, Bishop Strickland touches on a wide range of topics, including Church renewal in a time of scandal, the central importance of the Eucharist, how to build strong marriages, the need for prayer and silence in a noisy and distracted age, and the battle between good and evil in which all Christians are engaged. He will inspire and edify you with his wise insights, pastoral common sense, and evident love for souls.
Questions Covered:

21:34 – Can you discuss why priests are moved around all the time? 
33:53 – Thank you for being such a great bishop. I have really benefited from your videos online. 
36:20 – How can I get the Latin Mass in my diocese? Is there any step I can take to bring it here? 
44:10 – How can a person get the most out of the Mass? 
49:14 – What do you think about perpetual fasting schedule within a parish for the problems in our world? 

What makes a marriage valid and sacramental? What is the marriage bond? Rose Sweet explains.
Questions Covered:

21:10 – Can a marriage still be valid even if it is not sacramental? 
28:58 – Has there been an increase in the dissolution of marriage throughout the country? 5 of my friends have gotten divorced and were granted annulments in the last year. 
32:06 – I’m contemplating filing for an annulment. I have been divorced for 2 years. In my opinion, our marriage was valid, but my husband didn’t think it was. When is it appropriate to file for annulment? 
36:50 – What do you do when you have an argument with your wife, but she misunderstands what you said and is hurt by it? What can you do? 
42:10 – My daughter and her fiancé were both raised Catholic but are not marrying in the Church. Is it still a marriage? 
48:25 – How can I know that I am ready for marriage? 

Callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief. 
Questions Covered:

04:28 – How can I build a prayer life? 
13:08 – Do wedding rings continue to have a sacramental blessing if the spouse has died? 
15:39 – What is the reason Catholics wear a brown scapular? 
20:04 – Is the Eucharist a means to forgive sins or must your sins be forgiven before approaching the sacrament? 
28:42 – Were Adam and Eve Jewish? 
31:04 – Is it impossible to avoid purgatory? 
41:35 – How can I explain that the Eucharist is not just a symbol? 
50:28 – With the divine office, there is an ordinary and extraordinary form. What is the difference between the two? 
52:57 – What is an independent Catholic Church? Are they in communion with Rome? 

Callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief. 
Questions Covered:

03:24 – My Protestant friend believes that Hebrews 9 and 10 disprove Catholicism because Catholics continually offer sacrifice. How can I explain that it is one sacrifice? 
09:08 – Who invented the Holy Trinity? 
14:53 – Since neither candidate is completely pro-life, we would be voting for the lesser of two evils. Are we as Catholics called to write in an entirely pro-life candidate? 
19:05 – Is it wrong to worship outside of the Catholic faith? I watch videos on YouTube from LDS churches to comfort myself since my dad died. 
30:34 – My 24-year-old daughter is trying to convince me that Reincarnation is real and wants me to go to an event where they take me through my past lives. How can I best respond to her? 
34:40 – What is the definition of the ‘morning star’? 
41:53 – If we have truly free will, why can’t we do what we want? 
45:45 – What is the unpardonable sin mentioned in Scripture and why is it unpardonable? 
49:14 – with all these fake prophets all over the world deceiving many people, will their followers go to hell? 
51:24 – My husband was taught in an RCIA class that all Jewish people will go to heaven because they are God’s chosen people. Is this true? 

Resources Mentioned:

Billy Sprague
Mark Heard
Ep. 93 and 94 from Jimmy Akin’s Mysterious World

 

Find a Show

Daily Shows Archive

Designed by On Fire Media