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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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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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Episodes

#10001 The Why’s of Catholic Belief - Karlo Broussard

3/4/2021
Why do Catholics believe what they do? Questions Covered: 01:53 – In the Apostle’s Creed, why did Jesus descend into hell? 05:59 – I reject the Catholic teaching on homosexuality and I think that the Catholic Church is a bigoted hate group because of it. 15:09 – Some of my friends don’t believe in the validity of the rosary and think that it is satanic. Does the Church approve officially of the rosary? 19:32 – Do Catholics deny evolution? I am being taught it in school right now. 32:30 – Why...

Duration:00:54:52

#10000 The Why’s of Catholic Belief - Karlo Broussard

3/4/2021
Why do Catholics believe what they do? Questions Covered: 12:28 – Why did Jesus still have his wounds on his glorified body? Is it like that in heaven? 19:55 – Why do Catholics kneel and stand and sit during the liturgy? 23:24 – Why do we pray for the saints to intercede for us? Wouldn’t that cause sadness for the saints in heaven? 29:09 – Why do we pray for the saints to intercede for us? Wouldn’t that cause sadness for the saints in heaven? 33:40 – What is ordinary time in the liturgical...

Duration:00:54:52

#9999 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

3/3/2021
Questions Covered: 03:51 – Have you ever heard that St. Joseph is the son of Queen Cleopatra the 7? Is this true? 12:07 – Many people say that Luke 11:27 is a command to not venerate the Blessed Virgin Mary. Is that true? 17:53 – If you have a stomachache or fall or something, does God feel that pain, too? 19:06 – When Jesus prays for the cup of suffering to pass him in the garden, does that cup have anything to do with the Passover meal? Or is he truly trying to give the responsibility...

Duration:00:54:52

#9998 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

3/3/2021
Questions Covered: 04:19 – Why did God make the devil? 06:03 – Canon 29 forbids on the Sabbath and Judaizing at the Council of Laodicea. What does that mean? Why? 11:06 – How did Hildegard become doctor of the Church? 13:05 – Is the Septuagint older than the Maccabees? 16:50 – Why didn’t the Pharisees believe Jesus after he did all his miraculous signs and why did they hate him? 20:14 – Is there a non-literal way to interpret the story of Abraham sacrificing Isaac in Genesis 22? 30:09 – I...

Duration:00:54:52

#9997 Bible Blueprint for the Church - Karlo Broussard

3/2/2021
Karlo Broussard shares the bible blueprint for the Catholic Church. Questions Covered: 14:16 – I am an Anglican. What is the Catholic perspective on the Anglican claim to apostolic succession? 21:19 – What part of the old covenant is brought into the new covenant? 29:35 – Do Anglicans coming into communion with the Catholic Church have to be re-ordained as priests? 32:33 – I know you use Colossians 2:16 to identify that the Sabbath is no longer binding on Saturday. What is the reason for...

Duration:00:54:52

#9996 Transgenderism - Mary Rice Hasson

3/2/2021
Transgenderism is a growing concern for the Church as more and more parents and kids are convinced to take part in gender treatments from a young age. Mary Rice Hasson talks about the danger of accepting gender dysphoria as healthy and provides practical support for how to combat this dysphoria. Questions Covered: 23:38 – How should Christians respond to the claim that “gender is a social construct”? 35:13 – Why is it such a big deal if someone lives their life as they see fit? Being so...

Duration:00:54:52

#9995 Catholic Answers Game Show - Karlo Broussard

2/27/2021
ROUND ONE 1) During Lent we fast and pray. In the Gospels, Jesus teaches that fasting: a) is something that we should do every Lent. b) is something that we should undertake before confessing our sins. c) is something that is sometimes needed to drive out demons. (Mark 9:29) 2) During Lent we give alms to the poor. The catechism of the Catholic Church says that giving alms to the poor is a work of: a) Justice b) Charity c) Both justice and charity ccc 2447 3) The Church teaches that personal...

Duration:00:54:52

#9994 Meeting Protestant Challenges - Karlo Broussard

2/27/2021
What are the differences between Protestant and Catholic belief? Karlo Broussard responds to common Protestant challenges. Questions Covered: 14:39 – How do you counter when a Protestant says that John 6 is just analogy or metaphor? They say, that sounds like cannibalism, that’s crazy. 22:03 – How can we respond to Protestants about Jesus having “brothers” and Mary being a perpetual virgin? Why do we pray to saints and not go straight to God? 33:25 – On Catholic radio, I have heard a lot...

Duration:00:54:52

#9993 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

2/26/2021
Questions Covered: 04:00 – When we are in heaven, will we see others or will we be so enamored by God that we see only him? 07:32 – My son is almost 20 and is not practicing his faith right now. How can I talk to him about the faith and help bring him back to it? He asked me how he can want a God who required such a sacrifice of his own Son. 08:15 – Is a couple who qualifies for an annulment required to get one? 22:00 – I am a fan of the show Wanda Vision, but I realize one of the characters...

Duration:00:54:52

#9992 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

2/26/2021
Questions Covered: 03:09 – Is the old tradition of the early Church the same as Roman Catholic tradition? 10:30 – What is the reality of matter if it requires consciousness to be defined? He mentioned the Heisenberg uncertainty principle. 14:40 – Who are the Eudist fathers? Are they legitimate? I just went to confession with one of their order the other day. 16:40 – How long have nuns existed in the Church and who started the tradition of religious sisters? 22:11 – How much responsibility do...

Duration:00:54:52

#9991 Overcoming Obstacles to Belief in Jesus - Karlo Broussard

2/25/2021
Questions Covered: 11:10 – As a new convert, how do we cope with Judas’ treachery when he was chosen by Jesus himself? 20:10 – We know crucifixions happened through the wrist, so how do we reconcile that with the Gospels, private revelation, and the stigmata indicating Jesus had wounds in his hands? 24:10 – How did Jesus’ death and resurrection bring us over into the new covenant? 36:35 – How can Jesus allow horrible things to happen to innocent people? 47:26 – Why are the resurrection...

Duration:00:54:52

#9990 Tips for Defending the Faith - Trent Horn

2/25/2021
Questions Covered: 07:31 – How should I defend against the Orthodox claim that Peter is only the bishop of Rome and not of other places he lived in? 16:25 – What tips do you have for talking to someone who identifies as an agnostic materialist? 20:45 – How do you defend faith against the atheist claim that quantum mechanics prove that there are uncaused causes? 29:00 – How do we defend the premise in the cosmological argument that says there can’t be an infinite causal regress? 35:30 – In...

Duration:00:54:52

#9989 Open Forum - Trent Horn

2/24/2021
Questions Covered: 04:00 – In cases of intersex people who have ambiguous chromosomes, how do you determine their sex? How does the Church view their sexuality? 15:23 – What are the signs of the mark of the beast? Is there evidence that the covid vaccine is the mark of the beast? 19:31 – What is the difference between atheist and agnostic? 21:28 – How do I respond to a skeptic who says that the Church is sexist? 30:50 – What is the reliability of the New Testament? Wasn’t it written...

Duration:00:54:52

#9988 Open Forum - Trent Horn

2/24/2021
Questions Covered: 05:49 – Why be Catholic and not just Christian? 12:12 – I am the last atheist who called yesterday. Can we discuss teleology more today? 31:15 – Why was it storming when Jesus died on the Cross? 34:12 – Why did the belief about the Assumption of Mary develop so late? 41:45 – My husband is Catholic, but he has left the Church and has been going to a megachurch. He says the Catholic Church is boring and not with the times. How can I talk to him about this? 46:40 – Were early...

Duration:00:54:52

#9987 Answering Atheism - Trent Horn

2/23/2021
Questions Covered: 06:28 – I am an atheist because that is the default we are born to and I have yet to be convinced out of that position. 18:08 – There is a popular apologetics method called presuppositional apologetics. Is this a good route to take with atheists as a Catholic? 31:12 – I am atheist. I am open to the concept of God and have been very convinced about the historical resurrection, but have questions about the atonement. 42:14 – How do you address animal suffering and...

Duration:00:54:52

#9986 Renewed Unity in Christ - Bishop Donald Hying

2/23/2021
Bishop Donald Hying speaks about how we can renew the Catholic Church. Questions Covered: 16:57 – How do I explain to my teenage daughter how President Biden can receive the sacraments when he is pro-abortion? 22:35 – How do encourage fathers to direct their children to be in the world but not of the world? 31:42 – Why can’t the Church have the strength of conviction like the secular institutions do? Why don’t we preach God to the world anymore? 44:10 – What are your thoughts on how critical...

Duration:00:54:52

#9985 Chastity for Men - Jason Evert

2/20/2021
Chastity is for every person, in every stage of life, in every vocation. How can this be? Jason Evert explains. Questions Covered: 16:44 – I spoke with someone today who’s kid is struggling with the Church’s teaching on homosexuality since the Church also says to love everyone. How can she explain the chaste love that the Church is teaching? 21:43 – I came into my faith in the last three years. My husband is not Catholic. I feel like my relationship with my husband does not have chastity....

Duration:00:54:52

#9984 Eugenics & Assisted Suicide - Stephanie Gray Connors

2/20/2021
There is a profound problem in the world with assisted suicide and eugenics. How can faithful Catholics help to oppose these issues? Questions Covered: 28:48 – I am a survivor of three attempted suicides and I am really glad assisted suicide is not legal by me, because I probably would have used it. 32:33 – Pro-choice people seems to use nomenclature that obfuscates the truth. How can we speak plainly in clear language about these life issues? 35:20 – I am a legislator in North Dakota. I...

Duration:00:54:52

#9983 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

2/19/2021
Questions Covered: 04:15 – What does Hebrews 5:7-10 mean? Is it referring to when Christ was young? 11:05 – Why do the dates of Ash Wednesday and Easter move every year? 18:30 – If both forms of the Mass are attended reverently and performed reverently, is one more important or weighty than the other? 21:51 – When is it permissible to lie? 33:33 – What is the Church’s stance on developing a human organ in an animal, to then transplant the organ into a human body? 37:45 – Would the Catholic...

Duration:00:54:52

#9982 Open Forum - Fr. Paul Keller O.P.

2/19/2021
Questions Covered: 08:14 – Why is there no reference to the communion of saints in the Nicene Creed? 18:50 – What did God do before he created the world? 29:28 – What do we mean when we say that the mother of God is the mediatrix of all graces? 35:40 – Are there any artists now who are comparable to the greats of the Renaissance? What caused all those great artists to emerge during that time? 46:20 – Hebrews 5 implies that Jesus had to learn obedience and be perfected. This confuses me....

Duration:00:54:52