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. 

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Most Recent Episodes

#9378 No, Christmas Is Not Pagan - Jon Sorensen

#9377 Open Forum - Tim Staples

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:

01:47 – Is it necessary to say the number and kind of sin when you make a confession? 
06:04 – If we know that our tax dollars are going to fund abortions, do we have to pay taxes? 
14:21 – How welcome are Orthodox Christians to receive the Eucharist at a Catholic Mass?  
21:41 – Why can’t girls be altar servers? 
29:04 – Does a layperson have the right to go talk to a priest who is making up words to the Mass as they go? 
33:30 – Why doesn’t the Church keep people who have children in a previous marriage from having more children when they can’t take care of the first kids? 
43:35 – I am Protestant. I don’t understand why certain things are attributed to Mary that I grew up attributing to the Holy Spirit. Can you help me to understand this? 
49:36 – Why do certain people get more grace than others, like Mary or St. Paul? 

#9376 Open Forum - Tim Staples

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:

03:53 – As a divorced Catholic, where is my place in the Church? 
16:46 – How could Joseph have divorced Mary quietly? Wouldn’t their entire town have known what happened? 
22:22 – What is the seamless garment theology? 
32:35 – Why is Joseph’s grandfather different in the gospel of Matthew than he is in Luke’s gospel? 
36:03 – Why is there a statue of Moloch in Rome if it is a religious place? 
39:45 – What is the morality regarding Catholics or Christians continuing to support streaming services and media outlets that promote horrific agendas like abortion? 
46:35 – The Pope was talking about not having rigidity in the faith. How can I reconcile this with the need for rigidity in doctrine? 

#9375 Open Forum - Tim Staples

Questions Covered:

05:57 – I’ve been a Catholic for a few years now and I still don’t understand how we can offer up our suffering. Can you explain this to me? 
16:00 – If believing in God is so important, then why doesn’t He make it more obvious to us? If God knows all things, then why did he create people who would go to hell? 
36:15 – I recently bought a print of an icon from a company that turned out to be a heretical company. Do I need to get the icon blessed or something? 
43:00 – What special grace was given to Mary so that she could remain without sin? 
51:29 – On Sunday, the gospel reading from Matthew said that, “The least in the kingdom in heaven is greater than he [John the Baptist]. How could someone be in the kingdom of heaven before Jesus’ Resurrection?

#9374 Screen Time: Catholics and Film - Steven D. Greydanus

Steven Greydanus tackles the latest in film, from a Catholic perspective.
Questions Covered:

13:43 – Is it hard to put faith in a movie? 

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