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. 

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

 

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Most Recent Episodes

#8623 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

The 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:

03:59 - Why do we emphasize devotions to Mary more than we emphasize devotions to the Holy Spirit?

09:28 - Why is salvation a process rather than a moment?

15:48 - Does the Church approve of marijuana?

21:49 - If we ever got to a point where the pope were to contradict a prior pope on a substantial issue, what would be the next step for Catholics?

35:11 -…

#8622 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

The 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:

07:30 - Why do we distribute two different species of bread and wine for the Eucharist when this was forbidden at the Council of Trent?

17:31 - In light of modern non-Catholic churches whose worship services are more like rock concerts, is there an objective Catholic understanding of what worship is?

22:21 - What should I do with my old Protestant bibles?

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#8621 Christianity and the Natural World - Fr. Terrence Ehrman

Fr. Terrence Ehrman, science and theology professor at the University of Notre Dame, discusses the relationship between science and Christianity. 

Questions Covered:

32:55 - Do you have any recommendations for literature on a healthful diet?
49:42 - Could using alien life in a novel be a good way to teach the concept of the Trinity?
 

#8620 The Chaplain Is In - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

We focus on pastoral concerns but welcome any question callers would like to ask a Catholic priest as we are joined by the Catholic Answers chaplain, Norbertine Father Hugh Barbour.

Questions Covered:

16:33 - Why is it required to rest on Sunday?
19:26 - Is it okay to watch movies or TV that you know will take the Lord’s name in vain or have cursing?
30:30 - Why is sex before marriage a mortal sin? If I have sex and don’t have time to go to confession, will I go to hell?
38:00 - We are going on a cruise over a Holy Day of obligation and are not sure if there will be a priest there to go…

#8619 Open Forum - Tim Staples

The 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:

05:02 - When a consecrated host falls on the floor, what is the proper procedure?
15:25 - Can you give some advice on how to explain the parables to people we teach? 
20:44 - Why does God refer to himself as “We” in Genesis?
30:20 - My friend said that Catholics are wrong when they baptize in the name of the Father, of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit,…

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