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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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:

05:53 – What are the works mentioned in Romans 4:2? 
09:31 – What is papal infallibility? What is the proper or improper way to criticize the pope or other clerics? 
21:30 – Can you help me to understand righteousness in Matthew 6:33 and what is the desolation in Matthew 24:15? 
33:08 – What is the Church’s teaching on polygenism? 
44:02 – How do you differentiate grace through sacraments from grace earned by good works? 
50:52 – How do I speak to a person about how life begins at conception and that it is a child? I have been arguing with someone who says it’s not a child unless they want the child. 

Resources Mentioned:

Behold Your Mother: A Biblical and Historical Defense of the Marian Doctrines 

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:

00:45 – What is your take on Pope Francis’ statement about civil unions? 
17:48 – Does everyone who is baptized receive the Holy Spirit? What makes a saint different? 
22:52 – I think there is a spirit in my home. Is there anywhere I can seek help for this? 
30:55 – What does it mean for the pope to have supreme jurisdiction regarding discipline and government? 
41:45 – Is it uncatholic to say that the pope should resign? 

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Questions Covered:

14:37 – How can we spark a revival for Catholics in America and around the world?
17:18 – How can we evangelize others who are angry about the sex abuse crisis?
21:19 – I have heard that when the Church goes through difficult periods, a great Saint will come. Do you think a Saint will come?
28:13 – What do you think the future of the Church looks like?
31:34 – Does the Latin Mass belong in your renewal for the Catholic Church?
33:35 – As someone who is currently still a Protestant, but at the door of the Catholic Church, would it be better to study the bible at a Protestant school or a Catholic school?
39:44 – I am a non-believer, the reason I don’t believe is that there seems to be more hope on the non-believing side, and why is there a lack of hope right now?
42:13 – I read recently that there is a large spike in religiosity after a harmful event, like the pandemic, what are your thoughts on that, and have you seen that personally?
46:09 – How do I evangelize friends far away from the church? How do I give them hope in the gospel that God will provide for them?
48:32 – How can we better share our faith and story-tell through rhetoric and auditory skills?

Questions Covered:

05:48 – Many people say that the miracle of our lady of Fatima is a natural science, how can that be?
13:45 – Why does the church not have a single source of scientific evidence for eucharistic miracles?
20:00 – If Christians believe in Science, why do they deny the age of the Earth?
31:57 – I heard a study about the  Shroud of Tarin and its image is comparable to energy to the atom bomb shadows, is that true?
34:05 – Why couldn’t the Holy Spirit purify the egg inside of Mary instead of purifying her as a person?
36:37 – What is the process for confirming Eucharistic Miracles and how can we prove they are not fake?
42:02 – Where is the line between (in a scientific perspective) miracles and naturalistic explanations?
46:23 – I am a farmer, sometimes cows get bred unfavorably, and they can abort the calf inside of them, is that morally okay?
51:00 – Do you think the faith vs. science debate has calmed down a bit?

Questions Covered:

15:35 – When the hierarchy in the United States was under John Paul II, I feel he relied on the papal nuncio. Can I have your thoughts on that?
29:07 – I saw a movie on Padre Pio, in one of the scenes Padre Pio met John Paul II as a young man and Padre says to a colleague, “he will be a pope one day.” Was this a true statement? Did they ever interact?
37:59 – There was a picture of John Paul II with a Buddhist statue on the tabernacle that he didn’t know about. Who did that and why?


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