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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Questions Covered:

22:00 – do they say that you can’t receive the Eucharist if you’ve committed a mortal sin? 
33:37 – Is there a correlation between the Eucharist and how we are made in the image of the Holy Trinity? 
45:12 – How often is the Eucharist supposed to be offered and why? 
47:45 – I did RCIA under Dr. Feingold and am a recent convert. Can you talk about why God chooses to use physical things to be bridges to the eternal? 
52:30 – I’m a Lutheran, why do Catholics have the sacrificial part? I don’t see it. 

Questions Covered:

21:15 – My daughter has bipolar and is in and out of hospitals. How do I fight hopelessness if nothing changes? 
30:50 – My 15-year-old daughter struggles with anxiety and depression. How can I help her as a mother? 
38:05 – I’m training to be a childhood counselor. Can you give me preventative advice to avoid anxiety, depression and hopelessness? 
38:03 – The thing that helped me was to draw a line in the sand. And not let the darkness in. 
51:16 – Do you have recommendations on things I can do and say to help our society that is so politically divided? We no longer see each other as neighbors, and it causes lots of anxiety. 

Questions Covered:

02:15 – I’m protestant, I grew up thinking Catholic symbolism was idol worship. Where did we go wrong in that thinking?
10:10 – Is God both merciful and just? How does this manifest itself on the cross?
17:00 – Is the idea that Anglicanism is not valid an indefinite teaching in the Catholic Church?
22:06 – Both cremation and communion in the hand became permissible in the 1960’s. A. What’s the most proper way of disposing of a body? B. When and why did communion in the hand become universal?
30:01 – Why isn’t the Church using extraordinary ministers of holy communion or deacons to go give communion at hospitals?
32:09 – If Jesus is all merciful and we should be like him, should we be imprisoning murderers and thieves?
37:52 – What is the Church’s stance on the Old Catholic Church?
44:15 – What is the significance of doing a pilgrimage? What is the best way to prepare for one?
47:56 – Is it ok for Catholics to cross-dress in situations like theater or cosplay? What’s the best way to respond to the pro-abortion reply that Catholics are pro-life because it was started in a time of misogyny?
52:43 – Jesus said, “Let the dead bury the dead.” Did he mean physically or spiritually?

Questions Covered:

15:40 – What should we expect to experience once we die? How will our nature change?
20:00 – we called to give to the poor even if we know there will be no change?
25:00 – What are your thoughts on women being inserted into the dicastery of bishops?
34:43 – Is there a scriptural basis for the two different judgments?
38:35 – I just got out of the hospital. An Anglican priest came to visit and give me communion. Is this valid for Catholics to receive? Is it common to have communion wrapped in plastic packaging?
46:52 – The catechism says that if you help someone that’s doing something wrong, you’re held accountable. How would this be applicable to the caller who asked about helping her family?

Questions Covered:

10:39 – How do we reconcile Vatican 2 teaching on Muslims with the rest of the Church’s historical teaching?
18:00 – If God can’t go contrary to his nature and he is good then how can he do evil as said in Isaiah 45:7?
22:10 – How is mental illness handled in Christianity specifically dealing with multiple personalities?
31:32 – How do we tell the difference between saintliness and mental stability?
44:52 – How do we reconcile the 4th Lateran Council and Vatican 2 on no salvation outside of the Church?
50:48 – Do Jews believe that God created evil?


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