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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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#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

#9981 The Why’s of Catholic Belief - Karlo Broussard

2/18/2021
Questions Covered: 02:00 – If the soul is immaterial, how can it be separated from the body in death? 16:16 – Why should we listen to the Bishop of Rome over all the other bishops of the Church? 22:14 – Why do people suffer, even if they are Christian and doing good? What is the point of believing in God if you’re just going to suffer? 35:45 – Why is it that the Catholic Church only allows men to be priests? 46:37 – Does the Church have a formal view of cremation as opposed to traditional...

Duration:00:54:52

#9980 The Why’s of Catholic Belief - Karlo Broussard

2/18/2021
Questions Covered: 12:15 – Why do Catholics abstain from meat and fast on Fridays? 15:21 – Who rules over purgatory? 17:01 – What are the Catholic arguments for the existence of God? 29:11 – Why does the Catholic Church not allow the spreading of a deceased person’s ashes? 36:45 – What does the phrase “the sacrifice of the Mass” mean? 43:35 – What does the Catholic Church teach about unbaptized persons and purgatory and salvation? 48:35 – Why does the Church use the phrase “like the dewfall”...

Duration:00:54:52

#9979 Open Forum - Karlo Broussard

2/17/2021
Questions Covered: 05:14 – Why do Catholics light candles in front of saints or Jesus in their church? 11:41 – What is the limit to culpability to sin? If you pay money to a college that doesn’t uphold Catholic values, how culpable are you in their sinful behavior? 17:45 – Can a Catholic read the King James bible? 30:33 – It seems like Moses changes God’s will in Exodus 32:14. How are we supposed to understand that as Catholics? 36:24 – How are we meant to understand what Jesus said to Mary...

Duration:00:54:52

#9978 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

2/17/2021
Questions Covered: 06:29 – How do you respond to a Protestant who believes in soul sleep? When I present the story of Lazarus and the rich man, they say it’s purely symbolic. 16:50 – My uncle is divorced and remarried. Could this be valid? How should I behave toward his family? 22:40 – In what order did the Annunciation, Visitation, and Joseph’s dream happen? Did Joseph accompany Mary to Elizabeth’s home? 28:36 – How can we best understand the mark of the beast? 33:18 – Can a baby be...

Duration:00:54:52

#9977 Open Forum for Non-Catholics - Jimmy Akin

2/16/2021
Questions Covered: 04:32 – How does a Catholic deal with some of the hard passages of scripture like 1 Samuel 15:3, in which God seems to be advocating genocide? 15:57 – What do Catholics mean when they talk about a “broken world?” 22:22 – Are video games that include things like demon hunting okay to play? 24:07 – Does the Bible ever use false images to represent the truth? 28:45 – Based on Genesis, wouldn’t every animal in paradise be a vegan? 33:48 – What’s the Catholic stance on fasting?...

Duration:00:54:52

#9976 Open Forum for Non-Catholics - Steve Ray

2/16/2021
Questions Covered: 13:54 – Was the historical Reformation a lost cause? 22:00 – If the physical body is a manifestation of your identity, how do intersex people or people with chromosome abnormalities identify? Are gender and sex synonymous in the Catholic faith? 29:42 – If Peter was married and the Eastern Catholics can marry, why do Roman priests have to be celibate? 35:15 – If the Marian doctrines are so necessary to Catholicism, why did none of the epistles cover them? 44:36 – How do you...

Duration:00:54:52

#9975 Your Bible Questions - Jimmy Akin

2/13/2021
Jimmy answers a variety of questions on Sacred Scripture. Questions Covered: 00:59 – Is there biblical evidence for Confirmation that I can share with my daughter who is supposed to be Confirmed this year? 06:37 – Why has the understanding of idolatry changed over time? It used to be more about images and physical items and now it seems like it’s about greed or putting things above God. 14:55 – In Mark 2, Jesus misquotes the Old Testament about the name of the high priest. Why does he do...

Duration:00:54:52

#9974 Your Bible Questions - Jimmy Akin

2/13/2021
Jimmy answers a variety of questions on Sacred Scripture. Questions Covered: 04:05 – Are there additional sources that would tell us about Jesus’ life prior to his public ministry? 11:40 – How do we know that Genesis 1-11 is a different genre than the rest of the book of Genesis? 19:26 – What is the Catholic interpretation of Ephesians 2:8-9? 24:45 – What is the meaning Matthew 7:14? Does it mean that only a tiny minority of people will go to heaven? 34:08 – In the Old Testament, Abraham is...

Duration:00:54:52