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:

16:05 – Is there a good way to discern religious priesthood or diocesan priesthood? 
20:26 – How did we get from kneeling at the altar to standing in line?  
28:37 – If a person has a problem with alcohol, can grape juice be used as a replacement for wine in the Mass? 
30:20 – If Catholics don’t have access to a priest and the sacraments, are they culpable for not attending Mass and receiving the sacraments? 
33:05 – I am converting to the faith but can’t receive the Eucharist yet. How can I get the most out of Mass at the stage that I am in? 

On open forum days, every caller with a question about the Catholic faith is welcome.
Questions Covered:

04:03 – Were other disciples present at the Last Supper besides the twelve apostles? 
14:55 – Is a Baptism only in the name of Jesus significantly different from a Catholic Baptism?  
21:17 – Which tribes did the apostles come from? 
24:20 – Could a Mormon and a Catholic be married? 
28:37 – What is the difference between the Holy Spirit and the Holy Ghost? Is one improper to use? 
34:03 – What does Exodus 21:20 mean? 
45:33 – What constitutes a va…

Questions Covered:

15:52 – If Heaven and eternity are outside of time, then how can souls spend time in Purgatory?  
22:07 – If Protestants are not taught to believe in purgatory, then are they given a pass on that? What happens to them when they die?  
29:39 – What is the Beatific Vision and when will we achieve it? 
35:34 – If you’re a wonderful person, but you’re not Catholic, can you still go to heaven? For example, would God send the Dalai Lama to hell?  
51:39 – Would a person be able to tell whether they were in purgatory or hell? 

Questions Covered:

13:14 – How do you defend the faith to someone who completely disregards the Bible and doesn’t believe that it’s true? 
16:24 – Has an analogy about your comments on selling the Churches and giving the money to the poor. Says it would be like Harvard selling and the money being given to students rather than teaching them anything.  
22:45 – What would your rebuttal to people who say that Catholics make everyone feel guilty be? 
29:24 – One of my best friends is married in a homosexual relationship, but recently feels called to the Catholic Church. Ho…

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:

01:11 – Can Protestants receive the sacrament of Confession? I have asked 3 priests for my friend who is dying of ALS and they have all said, not Catholic, can’t do it.  
07:54 – My wife of 24 years asked for a divorce. I sought an annulment. In the meantime, I got married again, but the annulment was denied. What can I do?  
16:54 – People didn’t …

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