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It is an two hour, daily, call-in radio program that airs live. It features topics that touch on every aspect of our lives as Christians. You'll hear discussions on just about everything the Church teaches, including shows that deal with doctrinal controversies, family concerns, political and social issues, evangelization, ethics--you name it!

It is an two hour, daily, call-in radio program that airs live. It features topics that touch on every aspect of our lives as Christians. You'll hear discussions on just about everything the Church teaches, including shows that deal with doctrinal controversies, family concerns, political and social issues, evangelization, ethics--you name it!
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It is an two hour, daily, call-in radio program that airs live. It features topics that touch on every aspect of our lives as Christians. You'll hear discussions on just about everything the Church teaches, including shows that deal with doctrinal controversies, family concerns, political and social issues, evangelization, ethics--you name it!

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Episodes

#8807 Teaching with Authority - Jimmy Akin

11/19/2018
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Questions 17:19 - Is Humanae Vitae a magisterial teaching? Why don’t the bishops talk about it? 22:33 - As far as teaching with authority, how do we look at things like footnotes in Amoris Laetitia or changed words in the Catechism, specifically the death penalty? 34:52 - Do newer encyclicals override old ones? 41:00 - When the Pope speaks, does he speak with authority? Are his opinions teachings? 44:40 - Is there Catholic teaching authority for when Communion drops on the floor? 48:00 -...

Duration:00:54:44

#8806 The Chaplain Is In - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

11/19/2018
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Questions 05:24 - I am a married mother of 3. Recently I learned that using contraception is a grave, mortal sin. Is that true? 15:57 - What are we supposed to meditate on when we pray the Divine Mercy chaplet? 18:53 - I have a Protestant friend who married a Catholic. She does not understand why she can’t receive the Eucharist as a non-Catholic. Can you help me to explain that better to her? 23:25 - Did Jesus’ spirit have to leave heaven when he came to earth as a human? 32:52 - I have an...

Duration:00:54:44

#8801 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

11/14/2018
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Questions 04:33 - I’m in RCIA and I feel like there isn’t a place for me in the Church if I’m not married, or that God won’t be able to use me until I find my vocation. Any advice? 11:04 - My wife and I were married outside the Church. After that we both became Catholic (I had previously been baptized, she had not). Should we refrain from Communion because we were married outside the Church? 18:57 - If angels have perfect knowledge of God and they have free will, why would some rebel and...

Duration:00:54:44

#8800 Open Forum - Tim Staples

11/14/2018
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Questions 09:26 - What is the Church’s teaching on usury? 18:30 - I recently had to break an engagement. What is Catholic teaching on engagement? Is there anything wrong with breaking one? 35:05 - I’m married but not through the Church. Should I be going to Communion? 43:20 - How were Old Testament people saved? Is it different from how a New Testament person is saved?

Duration:00:54:44

#8799 Open Forum - Tim Staples

11/13/2018
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Questions 08:59 - What is your interpretation of John 10? (Verses 15-16 and 26-29 regarding salvation.) 18:18 - Did Catholics really not want people to read the bible for themselves? 35:33 - Does God have a soul? 43:20 - My wife is in RCIA and is wondering what the Church teaches about how many people will be saved. It seems the Bible says the number will be few.

Duration:00:54:44

#8798 Open Forum - Tim Staples

11/13/2018
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Questions 12:17 - Can you talk about the history of what would happen to heretical groups after Church councils? 22:10 - What justifies idols in the Catholic Church? 49:14 - What do you have to do to get a plenary indulgence?

Duration:00:54:44

#8797 Why Are You An Atheist? - Trent Horn

11/12/2018
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Why are you an atheist? 03:27 - I don’t find arguments for a deity to be different from arguments for comic book characters. 22:15 - I think God is too good to be true and is just a way for us to feel better about dying. 43:05 - I believe the philosophical arguments for atheism. Resources Five Proofs of the Existence of God

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#8796 Why Are You An Atheist? - Trent Horn

11/12/2018
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Why are you an atheist? 15:41 - I have not been convinced that God exists. 46:00 - I don’t think there is good evidence for Christianity and there many contradictions. Resources Five Proofs of the Existence of God

Duration:00:54:44

#8795 Thinking Like Jesus - Dr. Ray Guarendi

11/9/2018
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Questions Covered: 13:34 - I am a Protestant in the RCIA program. I have read your book cover to cover! I know a Muslim family that wants to borrow it. I am worried that it is not the right resource for them where they’re at. Are you planning a second book for non-Catholics? 17:22 - How can we see Christ in others? 31:02 - Do you have any advice on how to teach people to think critically? One of my family members wants to become Catholic because she has been spending a lot of time around me....

Duration:00:54:44

#8794 How God Offers Goodness and Beauty in Good and Bad Times - Jerry Usher

11/9/2018
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Questions Covered: 14:27 - How can we reframe a situation when you have a history of abuse? 28:32 - Did I make the right decision? My wife is in a nursing home in a lot of pain. I was pressured into signing a DNR. 36:17 - I am not married. I have a son with special needs. I have been chaste because I have come to the Faith. My fiancé is not spiritually there yet. 46:08 - I am a recent convert to the Faith. I live with Protestant parents. It is really difficult to live in their house. How can...

Duration:00:54:44

#8793 Peace of Mind - Gregory Popcak

11/8/2018
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Questions Covered: 15:04 - My coworker has anxiety about her daughter not attending church while away at college. How can I help her? 20:25 - How can we know that we are not alone and do away with or confront our worries? 29:15 - With all of the random shootings, how can we maintain personal peace about our kids and families? 32:32 - I am worried about my very anxious son. Should I take him to a therapist? 38:00 - How can I help my sister who is suffering from anxiety? 44:00 - My daughter’s...

Duration:00:54:44

#8792 Maintaining Hope in Jesus in Times of Trouble - Gloria Purvis

11/8/2018
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Questions Covered: 06:36 - The reason that I turned to Catholicism is because of you, Gloria! Thank you. 12:18 - How can we get priests to talk about the holocaust of abortion? I got chased off Church property for putting pro-life voting literature on people’s cars. 18:16 - Is it wrong for me to not invite my sister’s boyfriend to Thanksgiving? They are both married to other people, but living together. I feel like I can’t support this behavior. 22:37 - I took some tips about contemplative...

Duration:00:54:44

#8791 Be a Better Apologist - Trent Horn

11/7/2018
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Questions Covered: 13:59 - How do you keep emotion out of apologetics? Is there a systematic template to answer people’s questions? 23:07 - How can I explain why we can put down an animal but not a human being? 31:32 - How can I explain the Church’s teaching regarding predestination? 44:10 - Do you have any tips for defending the Faith without being defensive? 50:46 - How can I handle the oversimplification of homosexuality?

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#8790 The Chaplain Is In - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

11/7/2018
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Questions Covered: 02:58 - What is the Church’s position on oral contraceptives? 07:04 - How often should Mass be offered for the dead? How can we know when they’ve left purgatory? 15:33 - I have trouble comprehending the Body and Blood of Christ. I am experiencing difficulty when I imagine actually eating him. How can I better receive and understand this? 21:50 - What should you do when you see what could possibly be a fragment on the ground in the Church? 29:58 - Is there a canonical...

Duration:00:54:44

#8789 Open Forum - Fr. John Trigilio

11/6/2018
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Our guests grapple 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: 03:50 - What is the current status of priests being able to marry? 05:33 - How many heavens are there? 14:17 - What is the Church’s teaching on death? 20:37 - Is it acceptable for a Catholic Church to celebrate the Day of the Dead inside the Church? 30:10 - Am I committing a mortal sin in believing that illegal...

Duration:00:54:44

#8788 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

11/6/2018
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Our guests grapple 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: 05:12 - If a couple gets married and later realizes that there may be grounds for annulment, but want to stay together and have a sacramental marriage, do they need to get remarried? 12:51 - Why did God create people when there was the possibility that they could go to hell? 23:35 - How can a leader of the...

Duration:00:54:44