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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Questions Covered:

02:23 – What I found important in helping convert atheists is prayer. What are your thoughts on this? 
16:01 – What do I do if I have nobody in my life and I’m wanting to find guidance? I also want guidance to explore Catholicism. 
24:16 – How do you respond to someone who says that you don’t need a priest to have your sins forgiven? 
33:50 – I’m having surgery and will be under for 6 hours. Is it appropriate to ask for the anointing of the sick? 
40:47 – Could you explain Mary as the Co-Redemptrix? 
50:22 – What does it mean to be fully consecrated to Mary? 

Questions Covered:

06:37 – Has the Church ever taught geo-centrism as a definitive teaching? 
15:20 – I debated Patrick back in 1992 when I was an evangelical and I am Catholic now! I wanted to say hello! 
19:09 – My problem with Catholicism is the teaching in Amoris Laetitia on divorced people being able to receive communion. What about the other spouse? 
22:44 – How are we not going to sin in heaven? 
30:47 – How do I go about converting my friend to Catholicism? 
37:24 – Why is it that Jesus had to return to heaven as opposed to staying here on earth? 
42:50 – Why would my current wife have to fill out paperwork if I want to file for an annulment from a previous marriage? 
45:52 – Is it a sin to not stop someone from gossiping? 
47:55 – If Jesus called Judas a devil, does that mean he condemned him? 
50:44 – What are your thoughts on burying a statue of St. Joseph upside down to sell your house? 

Questions Covered:

05:30 – Why do Catholics deny the idea of once saved always saved if in 1 Jn 3:6 it says, “Whoever keeps sinning has not known Jesus?” 
15:11 – With the recent mass shooting in Texas, is it safe to infer that God does not intervene in these situations due to the respect he has for free will?  
21:36 – What’s the Catholic perspective on the marriage of two protestants? Would the Church consider it a valid marriage? 
28:42 – If Christ gave himself fully for our sins why did he pray “Let this cup pass from me?” I know Catholics reject penal substitution. 
34:51 – Sirach 24:1-16 says that Jesus was created, and we proclaim in the Creed that he was “born of the Father before all ages.” So, is he created? 
40:43 – Do you believe the phrase “God doesn’t give you more than you can handle” is incompatible with the Catholic faith? 
48:02 – I’m watching The Chosen, and I saw before their meals they say the prayer “Blessed are you God…” but we as Catholics say “bless us oh Lord…” When did we start making this prayer centered on us instead of God? 
52:04 – How do we Catholics understand the bible especially since we’re told that the bible has changed multiple times? 

Questions Covered:

03:26 – If Mary was conceived without sin, how does it not detract from Christ’s divinity? 
24:11 – Does God know if God knows if we are going to heaven or hell? If so, why would he create someone to go to hell? 
42:03 – What’s the consensus on what’s going to happen after the general judgment? 
49:50 – I’ve started feeling uncomfortable praying before meals in public. Is it ok for me to pray in the car so I won’t have to pray in public? 
52:44 – Are the marriages in the Old Testament where the couple remained chaste different from the marriages today that require the marriage to be consummated? 

Questions Covered:

06:04 – Where is hope in the phrase “Faith working through love?” 
11:42 – What is the Catholic view on Luther’s 95 theses? Do you have any resources to continue my study on it? 
17:49 – How does a person whose mute participate in the sacrament of reconciliation? 
23:05 – How do I respond to a protestant who does not believe in regenerative baptism because they say it can be used as a get out of jail free card? 
28:37 – Jesus told his disciples that he was going to resurrect and when he did, why were they stupefied? Why, if Jesus had prepared them? 
34:53 – Do you know any stories of any impaired people who had near death experiences and remembered a conversation that was had near them that they normally wouldn’t because of their sensory impairment? 
43:12 – Regarding the changes of the Mass after Vatican 2. I go to the new mass, and I’m constantly bombarded by traditionalists. Is it true that they changed the 7 sacraments? 


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