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

#9157 The Papacy and the Early Church - Joe Heschmeyer

Questions Covered:

14:32 – Is it true that some popes taught heresy? If some popes really were all that bad, wouldn’t we have heard more about them? 
17:38 – What was the Great Schism? 
23:40 – Can you elaborate on the process whereby we come to know that papal/apostolic succession is accurate? 
35:14 – Isn’t the fact that Peter was wrong about circumcision in the Scriptures evidence that he was not infallible? Also, wasn’t he the Pope of Antioch, not Rome? 
45:10 – Can a pope maintain his office if he teaches heresy? 
52:16 – Can you refute the claim that …

#9156 The Mass and Worship - Joe Heschmeyer

Questions Covered:

17:00 – In the early days of the Church, was the Eucharist celebrated in homes? Was it celebrated by priests or just the head of the household? 
30:13 – Is the Mass still valid post-Vatican II? Was too much reverence lost? 
40:43 – During the consecration, the priest says, “new and everlasting covenant,” but that is not in Scripture. Why are these words used? 
44:25 – How can I get my daughter back in the Catholic Church when she says she doesn’t feel God’s presence there, but feels it in the non-denominational church she attends? 
47:50 – Ther…

#9155 The Current World Through a Catholic Lens - Trent Horn

Questions Covered:

09:14 – Isn’t the fact that our Lady identified herself as the “immaculate conception” evidence that life starts at conception? Could this be evidence to boost the pro-life message? 
14:27 – What should Catholics do when they see homeless people on the street? I am very conflicted about it and have heard conflicting advice.  
31:43 – Gaudium et spes and Veritatis Splendor both state that deportation is an intrinsic evil. How should that affect how we vote and act in the world today? 
36:47 – The Catholic Church allows for the evolutionary theory. Tha…

#9154 The Current World Through a Catholic Lens - Trent Horn

Questions Covered:

28:48 – Have you heard the Frances Kissling conversation on NPR last week about abortion and Roe v. Wade? What do you think about how the media has covered this issue? 
44:30 – I recently got some books by Trent Horn and I am wondering if there is a particular order I should read them in. 

#9153 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

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:

04:20 – My friend told me that the Catholic Church became rich because celibate and single men who became priests were rich and gave all their belongings to the Church, but if they had families, their wealth would go to their kids and not the Church. She said that’s why Catholic priests are celibate. Is that true? 
08:53 – Is it sinful to eat between mea…

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