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


Episodes

#10099 Open Forum - Trent Horn

5/12/2021
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: 05:22 – How is faith a rational thing? 14:20 – Why are there candles in front of the statues of Mary in Catholic Churches? 17:52 – A Protestant recently told me that 1 Maccabees 9:27 proves that Maccabees could not be written by an inspired author, and he also...

Duration:00:54:52

#10098 Open Forum - Colin Donovan

5/12/2021
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: 04:01 – How do you resolve the incongruity between some of the acts of the Magisterium and clergy and the truth of Catholicism? How do we come to terms with clergy that don’t live Catholic truth? 16:06 – How can I respond to people who claim that the Latin Mass is...

Duration:00:54:52

#10097 Jesus: A Teacher of Strange Things - null

5/11/2021
Questions Covered: 53:13 – How do you explain to protestants that the body and blood of Christ is not just metaphorical? 18:56 – What is Cy’s favorite title that Jesus has? 22:56 – Can you help me understand the relationship between the two teachings: that “the lord was made flesh” and scripture as “the word of god?” 35:25 – Is this book suitable for someone who has not yet had any introduction to the Catholic Faith and its teachings whatsoever? 41:25 – How is Jesus also God? I am confused...

Duration:00:54:52

#10096 Jesus: A Teacher of Strange Things - Cy Kellett

5/11/2021
Questions Covered: 18:15 – My granddaughter is 7 years old, and her parents are not teaching her the faith, but she has recently come to me asking “who is Jesus?” and “what is heaven?” How can I explain this to her? 36:37 – What is the strangest thing Cy found about Jesus’ teaching? 46:25 – Where does annulment come from and what has Jesus said about it in scripture? …

Duration:00:54:52

#10095 Ask a Priest - Fr. Sebastian Walshe

5/8/2021
Questions Covered: 05:20 – What is the difference between the orthodox and Catholic churches? 12:05 – My daughter is in a same-sex relationship. If she decides to get married, could I attend that ceremony? 17:00 – I heard that in Mexico, women can get married to Christ, as an alternative to becoming a nun. Is that a real option and what is the reason for it? 20:16 – My brother told me to wait to have a baptism for a baby past 14 days of their life is a mortal sin. Is that true? If not, how...

Duration:00:55:20

#10094 Why Don’t You Accept the Pope? - Joe Heschmeyer

5/8/2021
Questions Covered: 15:15 – Why should we believe that we’ve had valid popes since Vatican II? 20:32 – I don’t believe in the pope because I don’t know how the papacy was established. 34:02 – I am a recent convert to the eastern orthodox church. I don’t accept the papacy because infallibility of the pope does not excuse the bad popes that have been. How does infallibility deal with a bad pope? 43:03 – I am an Anglican. What are your thoughts on Isaiah 22 and the “keys to the kingdom”? 47:15 –...

Duration:00:54:52

#10093 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

5/7/2021
Help us meet our quarterly Radio Pledge Drive goal by donating here! Questions Covered: 05:22 – What do you think of using Bayes’ Theorem to predict the probability of the Resurrection of Jesus? 14:22 – Does the Church teach that people are innately good but commit evil acts, or that people are evil when they’ve committed evil acts? 23:42 – I am not Catholic yet. What happens if I die before I can go to my first Confession? 31:50 – How do I know if I am hearing God’s voice? 42:10 – If Mary...

Duration:00:54:52

#10092 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

5/7/2021
Help us meet our quarterly Radio Pledge Drive goal by donating here! Questions Covered: 11:00 – What would Jesus have thought the stars were? What did people at that time think that they were? 19:10 – What are we to do with Old Testament books like Samuel and Chronicles, which seem to be anachronisms? Should they trouble us? 31:53 – At the Last Supper, were the bread and wine transubstantiated? 35:40 – Why did the Church reject the gospel of James? 44:01 – Is the Roman Catholic understanding...

Duration:00:54:52

#10091 Open Forum - Tim Staples

5/6/2021
Help us meet our quarterly Radio Pledge Drive goal by donating here! Questions Covered: 07:33 – What is the difference between Calvinist vs. Thomist predestination? 20:07 – What happened to Matthew 23:14 in Catholic bibles? It is not there! 33:30 – How should a catechumen go about his Catholic journey if he commits a mortal sin while in the process of becoming Catholic? 48:15 – I recently attended a Melkite Catholic liturgy and wondered – how can we preserve the identity of these rites when...

Duration:00:54:52

#10090 Open Forum - Tim Staples

5/6/2021
Help us meet our quarterly Radio Pledge Drive goal by donating here! Questions Covered: 09:20 – Did Mary make mistakes? 18:55 – Is John 14:28 claiming that the Father was always from the beginning, but Jesus came after? 36:05 – Can the idea of the development of doctrine aid the validity authority of the Magisterium? I am a Lutheran checking out the Catholic Church. 50:08 – Can western and eastern rite Catholics attend each other’s liturgies in order to fulfill their weekly or holy...

Duration:00:54:52

#10089 Open Forum - Trent Horn

5/5/2021
Help us meet our quarterly Radio Pledge Drive goal by donating here! Questions Covered: 06:21 – What is the difference between Catholic and Roman Catholic? 19:12 – If Adam and Eve had not sinned, would they have experienced death? 32:26 – How can I respond to people who are comparing my choice to get the covid19 vaccine with a woman’s choice to get an abortion? 40:57 – What happened to the Church when the Roman empire was destroyed? 48:47 – What is Catholic teaching about the Sabbath? What...

Duration:00:54:52

#10088 Open Forum - Trent Horn

5/5/2021
Help us meet our quarterly Radio Pledge Drive goal by donating here! Questions Covered: 08:06 – Why do the early Church fathers’ opinions about things carry more weight than an individual’s opinion today? Are the beliefs of the early Church more than just opinions? 17:47 – In Matthew 5:48, Jesus says, “Be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” What does that mean? 30:57 – How do we know that Jesus’ powers come from God and that we’re not being tricked by the devil? 42:00 – Paragraph...

Duration:00:54:52

#10087 Helpers on High: The Intercession of the Saints - Karlo Broussard

5/4/2021
Why do Catholics pray to Mary and the saints? Questions Covered: 15:51 – Do souls in heaven have the authority or ability to intercede for those who are living? 21:05 – Protestants say that the saints will not pray for us because they are too involved in the adoration of God to worry about any of us on earth. How can I respond to that? 24:08 – My father passed away on Friday. He wanted his ashes to be spread in the gulf. Is that acceptable in the Church? Why or why not? 33:23 – How does Mary...

Duration:00:54:52

#10086 Communion and Abortion - Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone

5/4/2021
What does the Church say about supporting abortion and receiving the Holy Eucharist? Questions Covered: 20:14 – Since Nancy Pelosi is in this diocese does she present herself to receive communion and is she given it? 22:29 – I want to express my admiration for what the archbishop is doing. He is doing a wonderful job. How can I convince my bishop to follow suit? 30:00 – Why are the bishops speaking out about this after the election and not beforehand? 32:25 – If a person voted for Biden,...

Duration:00:54:52

#10084 Win the Person, Not the Argument - Joe Heschmeyer

5/1/2021
Questions Covered: 14:21 – How can I get my fiancé to accept God and not be angry with Him when it seemed like he wasn’t there for her in a really hard situation? 19:50 – My buddy is a Baptist and is interested in the Catholic faith. I don’t know how to talk to him without arguing or seeming like I am just trying to convert him. 23:23 – I am a member of a Christian ministry that includes Protestants. One of the leaders supports his homosexual son’s lifestyle and I said that it was wrong. He...

Duration:00:54:59

#10083 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

4/30/2021
Questions Covered: 01:39 – Are there different levels of heaven? 19:00 – If God is all merciful and forgiving and loving, why does he send anyone to hell? Why doesn’t he just put them to sleep? 28:37 – Why do people call God a conscious being? 36:00 – If time loops were a reality and people were sent back through these time loops when they died, how would that affect “til death do us part” in marriage? 43:49 – Is it a doctrine of the Church that Mary is co-Redemptrix? 53:24 – If there is a...

Duration:00:54:52

#10082 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

4/30/2021
Questions Covered: 03:39 – What is the difference between Protestant and Catholic mystics? 15:14 – How can I argue well for the authority of the Catholic Church to a person who finds Sacred Tradition to be unbelievable and circular reasoning? 22:47 – What was the culpability of Pontius Pilate in Jesus’ Passion and death? 41:05 – Is it ever okay for Christians to consume media that portrays demonic possession or activity? 47:56 – How can I engage Mormons on the topic of the great apostasy? …

Duration:00:54:52

#10081 Why Are You Pro-Choice? - Stephanie Gray Connors

4/29/2021
Stephanie Gray Connors explains why the Catholic Church is pro-life and what that really means. Questions Covered: 08:55 – I don’t know if I am pro-choice. I believe it may be acceptable in some cases to have abortions if the mother’s life is in danger. 18:15 – I am not comfortable with the comfortable with Catholics telling non-Catholics that they can’t have abortions. Why should Catholics dictate their beliefs on other people? 29:45 – Do you distinguish between early term abortion and late...

Duration:00:54:52

#10080 Divorce: What the Catholic Church Really Teaches - Rose Sweet

4/29/2021
Does the Catholic Church ever allow for divorce? Next, with Rose Sweet. Questions Covered: 19:15 – I am in my third marriage. I never have had any concept of a sacramental marriage. I always thought if things didn’t work out, you got a divorce. How can we do better in educating people who are getting married for the first time so they can have a lifelong marriage? 28:56 – What makes a marriage valid? 42:38 – Can a Catholic parent attend the second marriage of their child, outside of the...

Duration:00:54:52