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. 

Call in with your question at 1-888-31-TRUTH!


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Questions Covered:

05:05 – Can a Catholic funeral mass be said for a non-Catholic Christian?
 In Matthew 27:45-49, why did the people think Elijah was going to rescue Jesus when Christ started to recite psalm 22? I know they believed Elijah would come again (Malachi 4:5), and Jesus said it referred to John the Baptist (Matthew 11:11-15). But why do they associate psalm 22 with the return of Elijah?
12:10 – Is it okay to take your Latin learning kids to an FSSP Catholic Church for the purpose of hearing Latin when there’s no authentic Catholic Latin Masses anywhere nearby? An…

Mark Hart shares his best tips for evangelization.
Questions Covered:

13:49 – I want to street evangelize, but I am concerned about ministering to the homeless. Do you have any tips for overcoming the fear? 
18:36 – How can I evangelize a Baptist about baptism? How can I explain that Baptism is a real sacrament and not just a symbol?  
28:46 – How is the Catholic gospel seen by people? Do they think it’s a gospel of love? 
37:33 – How can I evangelize to non-believing friends about why I believe in the Catholic Church? My friends have been mocking me about believing.  …

Have you ever wondered why women cannot be Catholic priests? Is every person truly “priest, prophet, and king”? Listen in to hear Karlo Broussard explain the ins and outs of the Catholic priesthood.
Questions Covered:

15:42 – Why is it that only priests and deacons give homilies? Why don’t lay people preach? 
20:41 – Why is the Catholic priesthood the true priesthood and Mormon priesthood is not?  
32:30 – Do you believe in the invisible priesthood (people who get married but have their eyes fixed on heaven and are more pastoral)? 
36:33 – How can lay peopl…

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.  
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Questions Covered:

02:28 – My brother is a Knight Templar and he claims that it is an order in the Catholic Church. Is this true? 
11:04 – What is the justification for…

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