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Catholic Answers LIVE is a daily, call-in radio program of Catholic apologetics and evangelization airing live from 6-8 pm ET.

Catholic Answers LIVE is a daily, call-in radio program of Catholic apologetics and evangelization airing live from 6-8 pm ET.

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San Diego, CA

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Catholic Answers LIVE is a daily, call-in radio program of Catholic apologetics and evangelization airing live from 6-8 pm ET.

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@catholiccom

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English

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Catholic Answers Live P. O. Box 199000 San Diego, California 92159 888-318-7884


Episodes

#9602 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

5/29/2020
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: 01:44 – Why is Satan referred to as a him, since angels don’t have gender? 05:45 – Why does the Catholic Church believe that saved people who die can ascend into heaven since the gospel of John says only God can ascend into heaven? 10:50 – How does the Church...

Duration:00:54:52

#9603 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

5/29/2020
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: 03:05 – Do Eastern Catholics have the same canon as Latin Catholics? 06:25 – My sister claims to have left the Church, partially because of Star Trek presenting the idea that there is no God. How can I address this with her? 12:34 – How can I get rid of a...

Duration:00:54:52

#9601 Religion: Why Should I Care? - Karlo Broussard

5/28/2020
Religion: Why Should I Care? Questions Covered: 21:56 – I don’t relate to Scripture. I think religion is important, but it’s hard for me to care about it. How can I make faith more relatable? 33:21 – I agree that religion matters, but the Pope says that loving everyone is more important. How do we square the Bible and religion with what he says? 43:40 – Why are you so focused on religion rather than faith? It seems like the Catholic Church is more focused on paying homage to priests and...

Duration:00:54:52

#9600 Tips for Defending the Faith - Trent Horn

5/28/2020
Defending the faith can be difficult! Trent Horn is here to help. Questions Covered: 05:42 – I have a teenage adopted daughter who believes there is no God. How can I defend God and the faith to her? 13:28 – When you’re Catholic but you go to a public school, how can you defend your faith to a teacher who is anti-Catholic? 29:34 – How do I defend Mary to non-denominational Christians, especially her intercessory role? 41:50 – What are some good arguments against materialism and naturalism?...

Duration:00:54:52

#9599 Open Forum - Tim Staples

5/27/2020
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: 06:35 – When can you disagree with the state and cease obedience? 16:24 – If a person commits serious crimes against children and commits murder, then suicide, is there any chance that he could be in purgatory? 20:36 – What is the role of Church councils? 28:33 –...

Duration:00:54:52

#9598 Open Forum - Tim Staples

5/27/2020
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: 06:10 – What does the Church teach about dreams and interpretations? 15:13 – How can I defend Mary’s Immaculate Conception to a non-Catholic? 24:22 – Is a soldier committing a mortal sin if they kill someone in battle? 37:17 – How can Catholic people claim to have...

Duration:00:54:52

#9597 St. Joan of Arc - Christopher Check

5/26/2020
Mark Twain called her the greatest person in human history. He was close. We discuss the incomparable Joan with Chris Check. …

Duration:00:54:52

#9596 Soldier Saints - Christopher Check

5/26/2020
For Memorial Day, our president, Chris Check joins us for a conversation about soldier saints. How do Catholics navigate being both soldiers and disciples? …

Duration:00:54:52

#9595 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

5/23/2020
Cy Kellett and senior apologist, Jimmy Akin, discuss a variety of questions submitted via email and social media. If you have a question you’d like to submit for the next internet open forum, please email it to radio@catholic.com. Questions Covered: 01:55 – Could you tell us more about the writer of the Gospel of Matthew – was the Gospel originally written in Hebrew or Aramaic, and why do people think that? Why is the tax collector called by Jesus called Matthew in this Gospel, but Levi in...

Duration:00:54:52

#9594 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

5/23/2020
Cy Kellett and senior apologist, Jimmy Akin, discuss a variety of questions submitted via email and social media. If you have a question you’d like to submit for the next internet open forum, please email it to radio@catholic.com. Questions Covered: 02:50 – In Hebrews, it says, “It is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment.” Why is this passage often used to rule out reincarnation? How do the experts know that “the judgement” is the very last possible event, and no event...

Duration:00:54:52

#9593 Communion and Mission - Msgr. Eugene Morris

5/22/2020
Jesus calls all Christians to evangelize, but what does that really mean? Msgr. Morris explains the great commission and the role that evangelization plays in the life of a Christian. …

Duration:00:54:52

#9592 Ascension Thursday - Msgr. Eugene Morris

5/22/2020
Today is the Feast of the Ascension, when Jesus ascended into heaven, following his glorious Resurrection. Here to help us to better understand this feast is Msgr. Eugene Morris. …

Duration:00:54:52

#9591 Overcoming Obstacles to Catholicism - Karlo Broussard

5/21/2020
Do Catholics believe that Adam and Eve are in heaven now? Also, when can they leave purgatory if they’re there? Questions Covered: 03:42 – Do Catholics believe that Adam and Eve are in heaven now? Also, when can they leave purgatory if they’re there? 13:25 – How do you defend that Peter is the head of the Church and that there is apostolic succession? 31:49 – Why do you not believe that the Creation story could be literal? 46:05 – What is the difference between original sin and the...

Duration:00:54:52

#9590 Overcoming Obstacles to Catholicism - Karlo Broussard

5/21/2020
Does the Catholic Church teach that we must take the Old Testament seriously, for example, the creation story? Questions Covered: 13:32 – My daughter went through Catholic high school and college. She went to confession for premarital sex and the priest would not forgive her. She left the Church. How can this happen? 22:42 – Why are the majority of Catholics Democratic and pro-abortion? It makes me want to leave the Church. 36:00 – Does the Catholic Church teach that we must take the Old...

Duration:00:54:52

#9589 Open Forum - Tim Staples

5/20/2020
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: 01:52 – Where do I get confirmation for my prayers? 06:43 – Why does Samuel tell Saul to go kill all the Amalekites? Why would God allow Saul to kill innocent people? 18:17 – What is the Catholic interpretation of John 10:27-30? 22:52 – Is the fact that all the...

Duration:00:54:52

#9588 Open Forum - Colin Donovan

5/20/2020
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: 06:27 – How are you supposed to watch Mass on TV? Do you do the actions or not? 11:46 – Why did the Protestants take certain books out of the Bible? Also, if we all have the same Holy Spirit, why do all the denominations teach so many different things? 18:38 – Why...

Duration:00:54:52

#9587 Your Bible Questions - Jimmy Akin

5/19/2020
Scripture can be difficult to interpret and understand, so Jimmy Akin is here to help. Callers are welcome with any question on Sacred Scripture. Questions Covered: 02:30 – Where does the Church stand on the documentary hypothesis? 11:09 – If natural law is accepted by the Church, is it a part of Scripture or tradition? 18:51 – What is theosis? 29:57 – How was the book of Esther divided into a, b, and c sections in my Bible? I use the NAB. 39:50 – In the Bible, Jesus gave us both his Body...

Duration:00:54:52

#9586 Your Bible Questions - Jimmy Akin

5/19/2020
Scripture can be difficult to interpret and understand, so Jimmy Akin is here to help. Callers are welcome with any question on Sacred Scripture. Questions Covered: 05:58 – When Jesus says to turn our cheek, are we meant to understand this as humility or being passive aggressive? 14:37 – Is the King James Bible acceptable to read as a Catholic? 17:48 – Were Job and Jonah historical people or were they parables? 21:14 – If Jesus celebrated Hanukkah and prayed the Shema, why don’t we do that...

Duration:00:54:52

#9585 Kids’ Show - Tim Staples

5/16/2020
Children between the ages of 3 and 17 are welcome to call with their questions about the faith. Tune in for an hour of thoughtful and intelligent questions from the youngest members of the Church. Questions Covered: 03:15 – Why did St. Francis preach to the birds? 08:29 – If Adam and Eve were the first people on the earth, then is everyone on the earth their relative or did other people appear? 14:07 – If the whole sky is heaven, then where is hell? 17:40 – Why do Catholics not accept gay...

Duration:00:54:52

#9584 How John Paul II Changed the World - Patrick Novecosky

5/16/2020
Questions Covered: 20:03 – Were there any popes before John Paul II who had world days of prayer? 23:57 – Is it true that John Paul II was allowing idolatry and sacrilege in 1986 in Assisi? 36:50 – How did bishops get away with so much under John Paul II time as pope? Was he not aware of what was going on? 45:13 – When is John Paul II’s feast day? …

Duration:00:54:52