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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

#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

#10045 The Last 7 Words of Jesus - Fr. Paul Check

4/3/2021
Father Paul Check joins us for a discussion of the seven last words of Jesus. From the cross, Jesus continues to teach us even as he is dying. …

Duration:00:54:52

#10044 Good Friday for Beginners - Fr. Paul Check

4/3/2021
Father Paul Check joins us for a primer on Good Friday. We begin with the basics, Who was Jesus and why did he die on a cross? And we move into deeper waters as we discuss what all of this has to do with us, today. …

Duration:00:54:52

#10042 What We Do on Holy Thursday - Cy Kellett

4/2/2021
No guest today, but Cy gives a brief review of what happens on Holy Thursday. The day involves the holy oils, the priesthood, the establishment of the Eucharist, and more. It’s a big day for Catholics, much more than just the end of Lent. …

Duration:00:12:05

#10041 The Bible Blueprint for the Eucharist and the Priesthood - Karlo Broussard

4/1/2021
What is the biblical evidence for the Eucharist and the Catholic priesthood? Questions Covered: 02:38 – My friends who are Messianic Jews and they say that the Last Supper was just a Passover meal, and he was speaking metaphorically. How can I respond to this? 13:13 – When Pontius Pilate washed his hands of Christ, was he condemning Christ? 44:55 – I don’t believe that salvation requires works or receiving the Eucharist to get to heaven. Why do Catholics claim that it does? …

Duration:00:54:52

#10040 The Bible Blueprint for the Eucharist and the Priesthood - Karlo Broussard

4/1/2021
What is the biblical evidence for the Eucharist and the Catholic priesthood? Questions Covered: 14:54 – Using tradition and scripture, how does the Church prove that the Eucharist only forgives venial sins? 19:31 – If Jesus Christ was without sin, why was he baptized? 24:15 – My dad is not Catholic, but he believes in the True Presence of the Eucharist. He always asks me, “How do we know that it is only priests who can confect the Eucharist?” 35:08 – Why does it matter so much that Christ is...

Duration:00:54:52

#10039 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

3/31/2021
Questions Covered: 02:46 – Is it true that there is no salvation outside of the Catholic Church? Can a person attend other churches and be saved? 06:16 – I am about to be confirmed on Easter. What is your advice for someone about to receive the Eucharist for the first time? 09:35 – I go to a chiropractor and sometimes he uses a chi-simulator device on me. Is this a new age thing or an appropriate treatment? Should I refuse this part of the treatment? 18:54 – How should Christians go about...

Duration:00:54:52

#10038 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

3/31/2021
Questions Covered: 04:27 – Is it true that the Catholic Church tried to execute Martin Luther? If so, why? 13:04 – What is the Church’s perspective on a Catholic serving in the military, particularly if they are sent into a war that the Church considers unjust? 17:00 – Is it okay to sin for a good reason? 22:25 – How do I respond to Protestants who say that Romans 10:9 proves that it is not necessary to be Catholic? 28:56 – How do you reconcile the goodness of God with the fact that he...

Duration:00:54:52

#10037 The Biblical Roots of the Priesthood - John Bergsma

3/30/2021
Christ established the priesthood and there’s biblical evidence for it. Questions Covered: 19:09 – Could you elaborate on how the modern Jews might interpret your words about the priesthood? What is the best way to reach them? 29:40 – Can you talk about “temple theology”? Is this something Catholics should be looking into? 34:23 – Didn’t Jesus expect the priesthood to change over time? I think Catholics are stuck like the Pharisees were. I think women should be priests and men should be able...

Duration:00:54:52

#10036 No Greater Love - Edward Sri

3/30/2021
There is no greater love than Christ’s love for the world when he laid down his life on the Cross. Next, with Dr. Edward Sri. Questions Covered: 14:19 – In the Passion yesterday, someone else was detained at the same time as Jesus, wearing a linen cloth, who ran away. Who was that person? 19:24 – Did Jesus have free will like us, but his will was always perfectly aligned with God? 22:11 – Who suffered more during the Passion and crucifixion, Jesus or Mary? 29:03 – How do we know that the...

Duration:00:54:52

#10035 Eastern Catholic Lent - Fr. James Bankston

3/27/2021
How do the eastern Catholic rites celebrate Lent and Pascha? Questions Covered: 37:22 – What is the difference between the Hail Mary in the eastern rites and the western rites? 40:09 – Why are the liturgical readings different between East and West? 47:40 – Are Byzantine Catholics required to believe in the Filioque? 50:38 – When did the orthodox split off from the Catholic Church? …

Duration:00:54:52