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

#9250 Your Questions About the Bible - Jimmy Akin

Questions Covered: 

02:37 – When the Lord was pierced on the Cross and the Scriptures said that water flowed forth from Christ’s side, could it have been wine? 
11:10 – Sometimes in the Old Testament, especially in Genesis, when the phrase “the angel of the Lord,” who is being referred to? In my orthodox study Bible, it says that it is pre-incarnate Jesus. 
16:33 – When Jesus is teaching and he is told that his mother and brothers have arrived, he seems very dismissive of them. What is the correct interpretation of this passage? 
21:53 – What does the Catholic Church t…

#9249 Open Forum - Jim Blackburn

Questions Covered:

04:01 – What is the baptism of the Holy Spirit?  
13:10 – I’m in RCIA and my deacon said that Satan was metaphorical and not a literal being. Is this true? 
22:48 – What is the Catholic response to the new age spiritualism that is everywhere? 
33:23 – When Jesus was in the desert, did he fast for 40 days or was it just an expression? 
37:00 – If you’re late to Mass, can you still receive Holy Communion?   
42:00 – What are the rules for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion? 
47:30 – How common was it for someone like the Blesse…

#9248 Open Forum - Tim Staples

Questions Covered:

09:15 – How should the Eucharist be treated if it falls to the floor during Communion? What should I do? 
15:08 – How we can know that Sola Scriptura is not right? 
22:14 – Should a family raise their kids in the faith or let the kids decide for themselves? 
28:32 – How much responsibility should we give to God for our lives and how much responsibility do we have?  
32:10 – How can we know that Mary was bodily assumed into heaven? 
44:09 – Did Pope Benedict XVI get to keep his ring when he stepped down or did, they destroy it? If a Church…

#9247 Why Are You Pro-Choice? - Trent Horn

Trent Horn asks listeners, “Why are you pro-choice?”
Questions Covered:

04:23 – I am pro-choice in cases of rape. 
17:10 – I am not pro-abortion, but I am not pro-life. I have too many questions.  
28:29 – I am in favor of keeping abortion legal. 
35:34 – Isn’t it better to abort a child in the womb before they can have a bad, abusive life? 
41:40 – I am pro-choice because I am 20 and I had a child at 13. Having lived that life, I wouldn’t put that on anyone. I’d never want anyone to have to go through that. If a mother doesn’t want her child, she won…

#9246 Why Are You Pro-Choice? - Trent Horn

Trent Horn asks listeners, “Why are you pro-choice?”
Questions Covered:

07:55 – I don’t think that life begins at conception and I think Thomas Aquinas agrees with me. 
29:21 – I can’t be pro-life because of back-alley abortions. Also, there are some cases where choosing death is appropriate. 
45:12 – I am pro-choice because bodily autonomy supersedes right to life. 


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