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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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Episodes

#10107 Answering Atheism - Trent Horn

5/18/2021
Questions Covered: 06:50 – How does an all good and loving God allow Animal suffering? 15:55 – I’m not atheist, but have often heard it argued by atheists that Christians can’t use historical evidence to prove something supernatural? 23:05 – I’m an atheist and I wanted to talk about atheist moral values versus catholic moral values. 41:21 – Why are atheists and non-religious people often more concerned about animals than human beings? I’ve heard. “Animals don’t have rights because animals...

Duration:00:54:52

#10106 The Church in the News - JD Flynn

5/18/2021
Questions Covered: 18:30 – Why do Catholics continue to use and promote Facebook (and other social media platforms) when it has negative motivations and repercussions? 24:20 – Does the Vatican have a prison? Is there an established legal system? 29:31 – The pope’s statements often get mistaken, confused and stated infallibly. How can we approach the pope’s statements in conversation with non-Catholics? Also, where does catholic teaching fall within doctrine, dogma and discipline? 35:18 –...

Duration:00:54:52

#10105 Open Forum - Tim Staples

5/15/2021
Questions Covered: 00:50 – When two bishops come out with opinions that seem to contradict each other, how is a lay person supposed to make sense of things? 14:30 – What is the most charitable way to interact with friends and family members who are on either side of all the polarized situations that have arisen in the last year? 23:38 – Once marijuana becomes the new norm, what can Catholics do to combat it? 31:30 – How do I dispose of a broken rosary? 36:21 – After St. Peter died, what were...

Duration:00:54:52

#10104 Open Forum - Tim Staples

5/15/2021
Questions Covered: 02:53 – If a person entered an invalid marriage (e.g. felt forced), can they subsequently make that marriage valid (e.g., by willingly staying, praying for grace, offering the situation to God, etc.) without doing something like renewing their vows? I assume they cannot just walk up the aisle like newbies anymore. 06:33 – Besides the battle from the Book of Revelation, where do we get the notion of Satan saying that he will not serve and that he is like God? 15:00 – Since...

Duration:00:54:52

#10103 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

5/14/2021
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. Want more from Jimmy Akin? The Bible Is A Catholic Book Teaching with Authority A Daily Defense: 365 Days (plus one) to Becoming a Better Apologist The Fathers Know Best: Your Essential Guide to the Teachings of the Early Church …

Duration:00:54:52

#10102 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

5/14/2021
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. Want more from Jimmy Akin? The Bible Is A Catholic Book Teaching with Authority A Daily Defense: 365 Days (plus one) to Becoming a Better Apologist The Fathers Know Best: Your Essential Guide to the Teachings of the Early Church …

Duration:00:54:52

#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