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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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#10065 Your Bible Questions - Jimmy Akin

4/17/2021
Questions Covered: 03:03 – Is the death and resurrection in baptism meant to mirror the death and resurrection of Jesus? 11:16 – Who are the Rephaim mentioned in Genesis 14 and Joshua 12? Are they in some way related to the Nephilim? 18:36 – In Hebrews 4:14-16, I wonder, how can a sinless God man relate or understand at all the sinner? 22:45 – Is the talk of veiling in 1 Corinthians 11:10 referring to the book of Enoch and the fall story and angels lusting after long hair? 29:56 – John 20:23...

Duration:00:54:52

#10064 Your Bible Questions - Jimmy Akin

4/17/2021
Questions Covered: 08:09 – Do men need to be infallible in order to determine the canon of Scripture? 18:57 – Where and how do Adam and his descendants in the Bible fit into the theory of evolution? 28:45 – In Luke 8:2, the demons were driven out of Mary Magdalene. How and why does God allow people to become possessed by demons? 35:37 – Why did Christ say, “Why have you forsaken me?” to his Father on the Cross? A Protestant preacher I heard yesterday said it was because all the sins of the...

Duration:00:54:52

#10063 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

4/16/2021
Questions Covered: 04:16 – What is the morality of the covid19 vaccine? Is it safe and good for Catholic to do? 18:00 – I am married but not in the Catholic Church. Can I receive Holy Communion? 22:26 – If humans ever settled on Mars, which Church calendar would they use? 28:38 – When is one to admonish the sinner, especially in cases of marriage in the Church? 35:48 – Matthew 6:6 says to go into your closet to pray. My father uses that verse as an excuse to not go to church. How can I...

Duration:00:54:52

#10062 Ask a Priest - Fr. David Meconi

4/16/2021
Need to ask a priest? Fr. Meconi is here to answer. Questions Covered: 04:10 – Why is the principle of first fruit giving not taught in the Catholic Church? 07:06 – Which of the apocryphal writings are worth reading and learning from, and which ones should we forego reading? 11:46 – I am interested in becoming a priest. How does that work? How much freedom does one have in deciding one’s role in the Church? 13:46 – Is it permissible for a layperson to serve as a subdeacon if he is not on his...

Duration:00:54:52

#10061 Why It Matters to Be Catholic - Karlo Broussard

4/15/2021
Why be a Catholic and not a member of another faith tradition? Questions Covered: 06:53 – I am having a discussion with a Protestant friend who doesn’t think Catholics will be saved. How can I best prepare for the conversation? 13:45 – I don’t believe you need to be Catholic to be saved. I have a personal relationship with God, and it doesn’t matter to him if I am Catholic. I was not comfortable in the Catholic Church because it was just a bunch of rituals. 29:08 – My brother recently left...

Duration:00:54:52

#10060 Why It Matters to Be Catholic - Karlo Broussard

4/15/2021
Why be a Catholic and not a member of another faith tradition? Questions Covered: 18:30 – In Lumen Gentium, it says that all religions participate in the truth of God. This is confusing. How can Catholicism be the one true faith, but a Church document also states that other religions kind of have it right, too? 33:05 – There seems to have been a shift in the Christian faith in general that the Lord is always merciful, and not about his justice. People say, yes, I am not Catholic, but I will...

Duration:00:54:52

#10059 Open Forum - Fr. Paul Keller O.P.

4/14/2021
Questions Covered: 01:30 – As a new convert to the faith how can I be a strong Catholic witness in a predominantly protestant area? 06:55 – What are Trent’s thoughts on Liberalism and if it is reconcilable with Catholic social teaching? 16:50 – How the teaching on Indulgences changed, or did it? 21:28 – Are my sacraments valid if I was baptized in the western right but confirmed in the eastern right? How does the validity of rights translate? Do you need permissions? Which Church do I belong...

Duration:00:54:52

#10058 Open Forum - Trent Horn

4/14/2021
Questions Covered: 06:30 – What are Trent’s analysis Arguments for atheism today? 14:31 – How can God’s power be his intellect and does the trinity disprove divine simplicity? 21:22 – Why does the Catholic church make you wait until April/Easter to get baptized, and does that prevent salvation in the case of an accident or sudden death? 31:23 – Do humans have unique essential (not accidental) properties and if they do can that be the basis for free will? (& divine omnipotence) 45:30 – I am...

Duration:00:54:52

#10057 Tips for Defending the Faith - Trent Horn

4/13/2021
Questions Covered: 02:34 – How do you defend the Eastern Catholic Church against roman Catholics who say they are not part of the apostolic church? 15:08 – How do you defend your reposition if the person opposes you defines the same term differently? 23:26 – What other bible passages can I use to explain to my protestant friend that Mary is our mother? 28:40 – What are Trent’s top 3 book recommendations for someone who is just getting into apologetics? 33:23 – How do you defend the...

Duration:00:54:52

#10056 Tips for Defending the Faith - Trent Horn

4/13/2021
Questions Covered: 06:55 – How do I explain to my brother why we can’t earn our salvation, but we can prevent it? 15:22 – How to defend human dignity when Christian prayer makes it seem like humans have no dignity in comparison to God? 24:33 – How do you better deal with scientism-the belief that science is the only form of truth? 34:45 – How to explain the Eucharist’s function historically versus how it functions in modern times? 42:15 – How to explain Marian apparitions to those who don’t...

Duration:00:54:16

#10055 Weird Questions - Jimmy Akin

4/10/2021
Jimmy takes weird and wacky questions, answering from a Catholic perspective. Questions Covered: 03:20 – How would someone participate in the Resurrection at the Second Coming if they were to have fallen into a black hole or gone near enough to one that time stopped for them, relative to everyone else? It has been my impression that the Resurrection is supposed to happen for everyone simultaneously (maybe I am wrong), but how can this be given that time is relative? 11:24 – What would have...

Duration:00:54:52

#10054 Bioethics - Fr. Tad Pacholczyk

4/10/2021
Fr. Tad helps callers to navigate the ethics of medicine and the dignity of life. Questions Covered: 14:15 – I disagree that people don’t have the right to take their own life. You can’t know what a person is suffering. I think every person is entitled to their own reality. 28:35 – What is the Catholic stance on ending ectopic pregnancies? 31:33 – What is the morality of the covid19 vaccine? I feel like we are being forced to take it and I really don’t want to participate in aborted fetal...

Duration:00:54:52

#10053 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

4/9/2021
Questions Covered: 04:47 – How do Catholics answer Protestants about each of the five solas? 13:40 – Why do Catholics rest from work on the first day of the week rather than the seventh day, like the Jews do? 18:45 – Was there any difference in demonic activity or possessions before Christ’s resurrection and after, since death was defeated? 30:32 – Why do Catholics wear or use medals and use holy water? 39:11 – Who were the disciples on the road to Emmaus? 42:46 – Do we have to sell all our...

Duration:00:54:52

#10052 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

4/9/2021
Questions Covered: 02:40 – Is one plenary indulgence on behalf of the dead enough for them to be released from purgatory into heaven? 06:15 – In Mystici Corporis Christi number 86, it says, “They make the Divine Redeemer and the members of the Church coalesce in one physical person.” What does that mean? Why is it an error to think of Christ and those who make up the body of Christ as one? 12:41 – When Jesus was sent to Pilate, why didn’t he just send him to Herod, since Jesus was Herod’s...

Duration:00:54:52

#10051 The Bible Blueprint for the Papacy - Karlo Broussard

4/8/2021
How can Catholics be so sure that the papacy is ordained and willed by God? Questions Covered: 14:05 – I am orthodox. I don’t understand how Catholics go from the early Church to the papacy. How do Catholics justify it? 21:50 – Did the early Christian community consistently recognize the Bishop of Rome as the leader of the Church? 29:12 – I was in the military and got the opportunity to see Pope Paul VI when we were once in Rome. I fell in love with the papacy after reading Humanae Vitae and...

Duration:00:54:52

#10050 Love Like a Saint - Elizabeth Kelly

4/8/2021
How can we learn from the saintly women of the Church how to be truly virtuous and holy? Questions Covered: 23:45 – I experience a lot of scrupulosity and have a lot of anxiety about sinning and often think I have sinned when I have not. What is your advice for me? 49:45 – When did St. Bakhita live? What is the book called again? 52:56 – How does one start to become a more virtuous person? I am not sure where to even begin. Resources Mentioned: Love Like a Saint by Liz Kelly …

Duration:00:54:52

#10049 Open Forum - Karlo Broussard

4/7/2021
Questions Covered 02:15 – How does the substance of the bread change from before consecration to after? 16:56 – Has the Church’s stance on abortion changed over the years? 24:15 – How could angels commit sins that we commit with our bodies, particularly sloth? 34:34 – How do I answer a Protestant who says the Eucharist isn’t Jesus’ body because he said “The flesh profits nothing”? 42:43 – Could we attribute the passage from Isaiah, “I have called you by name, you are mine” to Jesus? 44:42 –...

Duration:00:54:52

#10048 Open Forum - Karlo Broussard

4/7/2021
Questions Covered: 12:52 – Did Christ die in place for us or not? How does this compare to substitutionary atonement? 22:10 – Could an excessive fear of being in mortal sin cause us to unnecessarily distance ourselves from the Eucharist and other holy things? 30:00 – How do we know that Paul didn’t invent Christianity? 34:45 – How do we know that that New Testament writers didn’t falsify information when claiming Jesus fulfilled messianic prophecy? 43:13 – What did it mean when Jesus, in...

Duration:00:54:52

#10047 Did Jesus Rise from the Dead? - Trent Horn

4/6/2021
Trent continues his exploration of resurrection from the dead by explaining and defending the physical resurrection of Jesus. What evidence do we have for this? Why should we believe it, and why does it matter? …

Duration:00:54:52

#10046 Can We Rise from the Dead? - Trent Horn

4/6/2021
Trent Horn joins Cy for a conversation about the philosophy of resurrection. Is it even possible to rise from the dead? Trent addresses the major objections. …

Duration:00:54:52