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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

#10163 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

6/25/2021
Questions Covered 03:45 – Do Paul and James contradict each other on Justification? 10:12 – I got a Reiki massage in the past, which I heard from a previous caller is wrong. I didn’t know this was wrong, but did I open myself up to anything bad? 14:05 – According to the First Vatican Council, no one can reject Papal infallibility without endangering his faith. I’m Easter Orthodox, so am I damned? 18:00 – How do I discern the voice of God from my inner voice? 21:38 – What was the purpose of...

Duration:00:54:52

#10162 Open Forum - Joe Heschmeyer

6/25/2021
Questions Covered: 14:00- Can a comatose person receive Last Rites, and does this Sacrament ensure salvation? 18:00- Christopher Columbus stop the child sacrifice practices among Indigenous peoples? 22:35 – What is the Catholic Church’s stance on “neuro-bio feedback”, “mindfulness training”, and mediation? 31:05 – What is the Church’s view on the fact that different apostolic churches have different canons of scripture? 37:47 – I just found out I was baptized Catholic, but I do not want to...

Duration:00:54:52

#10161 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

6/24/2021
Questions Covered: 07:25 – How do we respond to the Protestant objection to the True Presence in the Eucharist when they use John 6:3 as evidence against it? 13:51 – I feel there is a lack of financial transparency in the Church. Is this true and if so, can it be rectified? 18:52 – How can I prove that Paul is the author of Ephesians? 29:26 – Is there any significance to the rebuilding of the Jewish temple in Catholic eschatology? 34:39 – What is your take on remote viewing, where people...

Duration:00:54:52

#10160 Imaginative Apologetics - Holly Ordway

6/24/2021
How can we engage in apologetics through stories? Questions Covered: 20:15 – How would you respond to someone who says that religion is just a series of stories, nothing more? 23:35 – What do you think about the series that is currently out, The Chosen? Do you think that the imaginative license taken with it is useful and good? 31:29 – Could you elaborate on the idea that maybe imagination and mysticism go hand in hand? How can we discern when we are imagining things versus having a mystical...

Duration:00:54:52

#10159 Open Forum - Tim Staples

6/23/2021
Questions Covered: 02:00 – I’m Catholic and I’m concerned about the religious indifferentism that is taking over and even seeping into the Catholic Church itself. 08:21 – you have any advice on scrupulosity? 17:00 – 18 yr old son came and said “I should not be Catholic because I do not believe everything the Catholic Church teaches” how do I respond to this? 24:53 – In regard to the pandemic and lockdown what is your take on those of us who feel that the Churches should not have closed in...

Duration:00:54:52

#10158 Open Forum - Tim Staples

6/23/2021
Questions Covered: 04:15 – I was raised Catholic but I was married in an Episcopalian church. I am wondering about the validity of my marriage. 06:16 – In the catechism there are smaller “non heaven or hell issues” that I disagree with. How much of the catechism (or doctrines of the Faith) do I have to agree with in order to be a Catholic? 17:00 – I was Reading about current Eucharistic issues and I read that abortion is an immediate cause for excommunication. Why are other forms/sins of...

Duration:00:54:52

#10157 Why Aren’t You Catholic? - Karlo Broussard

6/22/2021
Questions Covered: 02:36 – I’m a 7th Day Adventist, I read KJV, but Catholics go to Church on Sundays, not Saturdays. I believe the Sabbath is Saturday. 12:00 – I’m not Catholic because I’m Oriental Orthodox, I reject the Papacy and the Council of Chalcedon. 29:00 – I am a Protestant considering the faith, but the language of the Catholic Church makes me feel like an outsider. 39:37 – I’m not Catholic because I’m Hebrew, and I don’t want to reject or change what I am. 47:07 – I’m a Southern...

Duration:00:54:52

#10156 Why Aren’t You Catholic? - Trent Horn

6/22/2021
Questions Covered: 10:50 – I find the Church to be unfriendly. 19:58 – “The Bible is a Catholic Book” gives me the impression that the Church put the Bible together, but many books of the Bible predate the Church. Why is the Bible a Catholic book, then? 29:12 – I am already a Christian, so what’s the point of being Catholic? 34:15 – I am not Catholic because I don’t want to go through the Annulment process. 47:03 – I’m Episcopalian/Anglo-Catholic, and I believe everything that Catholics do. …

Duration:00:54:52

#10155 Your Bible Questions - Jimmy Akin

6/19/2021
Questions Covered: 00:45 – Has anyone tried to make a gospel that is a combination of the four gospels? 08:19 – At Pentecost the Holy Spirit came down and the apostles were able to speak many languages. When they went and preached to all the nations of the world were they still able to speak many languages? 15:43 – Why has the two source hypothesis theory for the synoptic gospels gained more popularity than the one source theory? 24:40 – I asked a Priest to bless my new Jerusalem bible. The...

Duration:00:54:52

#10154 Your Bible Questions - Jimmy Akin

6/19/2021
Questions Covered: 03:47 – When one receives penance but doesn’t do that penance with sincerity, does it become the babbling that is mentioned in Scripture in reference to insincere prayer? 08:27 – What does Luke 22:38 mean? 15:10 – The introduction to the books of Esther says that her story is fictional. Is that true? If so, why is it in Scripture? 21:00 – Can we respond to the objection that since Jesus spoke in Aramaic and the gospels were not written in Aramaic, that they’re not...

Duration:00:54:52

#10153 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

6/18/2021
Questions Covered: 04:40 – I am divorced, but not annulled. I want to come back to the Catholic Church and so I broke up with the woman I had been dating. Was this the right thing to do? 11:32 – How can I respond to people who say that Vatican II is merely pastoral and not authoritative? 15:57 – Where do we get the idea of tithing ten percent? Can we give that to whoever or whatever we want within the Church or only our parish? 20:00 – I just became Catholic and today I heard someone say, “I...

Duration:00:54:52

#10152 Talking to Teens About Tough Moral Issues - Leila Miller

6/18/2021
Questions Covered: 20:12 – Do you have any advice for public school high school teachers who want to reach out in a loving and helpful way in accord with Church teaching to LGBT students, while still staying within the rules of public teaching? 36:18 – I have a 17-year-old who was labeled as gay in middle school. How can I truly affirm to him that God made him a man? 42:45 – You’re claiming that young people are indoctrinated by the LGBT movement. The LGBT community claims that Christians...

Duration:00:54:52

#10151 Open Forum for Non-Catholics - Karlo Broussard

6/17/2021
Questions Covered: 02:29 – What caused the Easten orthodox church to separate from the catholic church? And how can I defend Catholicism to them? 11:27 – Does the catholic church believe in a dichotomy (soul & body) or a trichotomy (soul, body and spirit)? 10:31 – I have difficulty accepting the Eucharist is the real body of Jesus. At the final supper if Jesus was physically with the disciples and didn’t use his human body as blood and wine, what is the necessity to believe the bread and...

Duration:00:54:52

#10150 Open Forum for Non-Catholics - Steve Ray

6/17/2021
Questions Covered: 04:00 – I have a non-Catholic friend who left the church because he didn’t understand how contraception was wrong but natural family planning was appropriate because both give the adults control over pregnancy. This stirred doubt in my heart, can Steve help explain this and how I can defend this to my friend? 13:59 – Why are priests important? 15:33 – What was the significance of Jesus’ sacrifice if as God he knew he would rise again on the third day? 18:53 – If Mary was...

Duration:00:54:52

#10149 Open Forum - Tim Staples

6/16/2021
Questions Covered: 01:38 – I am really interested in the Catholic faith, but I have never wanted children and neither does my husband. This has been a stumbling block to me entering the Church. What can I do? 15:35 – I am a medical writer in human clinical trials. One of the aspects of my work is reporting on contraceptives. Do I need to get out of this job and work elsewhere? 20:30 – What is your advice on how to deal with the current secular view of gender, especially in the workplace?...

Duration:00:54:52

#10148 Open Forum - Trent Horn

6/16/2021
Questions Covered: 05:00 – If evolution is true, were the first humans imbued souls immune from physical death? 07:00 – What do Catholics believe about the clarity of Scripture, particularly the Old Testament? 14:40 – Does the Church teach that abortion should be illegal? 19:53 – Can Jesus, as God, in his resurrected body, change? 33:05 – I have a boyfriend who is a Protestant who is interested in the Catholic Church. I feel a lack of confidence in sharing the faith with him, especially...

Duration:00:54:52

#10147 Is Setting Boundaries Unchristian? - Rose Sweet

6/15/2021
Questions Covered: 17:03 – Before I reverted to Catholicism, I used to go to gay clubs because my best friend is lesbian but, I am afraid to set a boundary with her now because I don’t want to hurt her feelings. How do I set the boundary without hurting her? 2. Alexandria…. Mansfield, TX…910 AM…17:03 – Before I reverted to Catholicism, I used to go to gay clubs because my best friend is lesbian but, I am afraid to set a boundary with her now because I don’t want to hurt her feelings. How do...

Duration:00:54:52

#10146 Why Aren’t You Religious? - Trent Horn

6/15/2021
Questions Covered: 06:07 – I am not religious because I felt pressured to be so. Also, the thought of eternal life scares me. 14:58 – My sons think that the Catholic Church is a joke because they don’t see Catholic leaders living the faith. How can I respond to them and explain that the faith is still worth having, even with people not living up to their roles in it? 20:07 – I am not religious because I have a lot of things to do, and I focus on the earth and the things that I can see. I...

Duration:00:54:52

#10145 Same-Sex Attraction - Kim Zember

6/12/2021
What does the Church teach about same-sex attraction? How can we best love one another as Christ commands? Questions Covered: 14:11 – How do you explain to people how and why transgenderism is not a part of God’s plan for people and not what the Church teaches? 20:40 – What do you do about family members who are living a same-sex lifestyle when you want to show you care but can’t support some of their choices? 31:20 – I have a transgender nephew. We are all Catholic. I am struggling because...

Duration:00:54:52

#10144 The Church in the News - JD Flynn

6/12/2021
What is happening in the Church today? Questions Covered: 17:09 – Can you explain why the Pope has recently declared that Communion is the bread of sinners? He didn’t mention the need for confession when he said it. 21:38 – Why do you use the term pro-choice to describe Biden and other pro-abortion politicians? 30:12 – How concerned should we be about the Church’s future, especially considering all the problems we are seeing in Germany and other places? …

Duration:00:54:52