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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

#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

#10143 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

6/11/2021
Questions Covered: 03:00 – If you’ve lived a good life, but do something serious at the end of your life that could possibly be a rejection of God, will all be lost, and you’ll lose your salvation? 10:15 – What caused Protestants to form and split off from the Catholic Church? How close is the Protestant church to reunification with Rome? 16:45 – Are fetal cells lines still alive and united to a soul? Is there a soul present and animating those cells? 22:24 – If someone innocent was going to...

Duration:00:54:52

#10142 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

6/11/2021
Questions Covered: 03:22 – How do I respond to someone who says that in Vatican I, the Catholic Church officially named herself the Roman Catholic Church? I thought the term Roman Catholic wasn’t an official thing. 08:10 – Has the prophecy in Jeremiah 31:31-34 been fulfilled? 15:53 – Does a Catholic have to believe in human rights? 19:02 – The woman I have been dating has premonitions about future events that usually come to pass. Could this be a real thing? What would the Church say? 34:15...

Duration:00:54:52

#10141 Open Forum - Joe Heschmeyer

6/10/2021
Questions Covered: 01:23 – Revelation 3:12 talks about ‘writing upon him a new name.’ What does that mean? 08:00 – What resources can I provide my sister with that would prove to her that the Catholic Church is the true Church? She just left the Mormon Church, believes in God, but is struggling with belief in the Bible. 16:00 – How can Catholics believe in a pope when the 7th Council of Carthage said that they didn’t think a bishop should have power over other bishops? 21:24 – I am a...

Duration:00:54:52

#10140 Open Forum - Joe Heschmeyer

6/10/2021
Questions Covered: 13:40 – How do we debunk reincarnation, especially when people claim to have a testimony supporting it? 22:52 – How do ethos, pathos, and logos relate to the Trinity? How does kairos relate to the Virgin Mary? 31:43 – I have heard some orthodox claim that the infallibility of the pope and the papacy were invented in the 600s. Is that true? How can I respond? 35:45 – Where did the idea for evil even come from if God is all good and loving? How could he create evil? 44:49 –...

Duration:00:54:52

#10139 Open Forum - Tim Staples

6/9/2021
Questions Covered: 02:23 – Since Adam and Eve were supposedly the first two people on the earth, how could they be the parents of everyone? Wouldn’t there have to be another family at least? 06:33 – I am Protestant and am wondering, since idolatry is a mortal sin, does that mean that those who committed idolatry in Maccabees did not go to purgatory? 16:23 – Should the Church have Eucharistic ministers or should the priest be the only one to distribute Holy Communion? 20:50 – Does social...

Duration:00:54:52

#10138 Open Forum - Trent Horn

6/9/2021
Questions Covered: 04:01 – How strong is the argument of the incoherence of nihilism in proving the existence of God? 12:14 – It seems clear that the Holy Spirit is not only in the Catholic Church, but moves and works in other Christian denominations, as well. How can we say there is a need for a united Church, therefore? 17:45 – My wife and I are expecting. Does the baby receive the grace of the Eucharist through her reception of it? 21:40 – Do people in the afterlife have free will? 29:05...

Duration:00:54:52

#10137 Can a Catholic Be a Feminist? - Kimberly Cook

6/8/2021
Can a Catholic Be a Feminist? Questions Covered: 19:24 – For women who financially need to be in the workforce, how are they expected to balance that with motherhood? Should we still expect equality in the workplace? Is feminism in the workplace a good thing? 35:14 – Do you not think that some Catholics go a bit too far to submitting to the modern fundamentals of feminism, failing to defend the traditional view of women? Why do you think people are afraid of the traditional view of women?...

Duration:00:54:52

#10136 Open Forum - Tim Staples

6/8/2021
Questions Covered: 00:55 – Tim comments on the recent changes to canon law. 06:53 – How can I respond to someone who says that there is no merit or holiness gained from abstaining from sin? Do I have an obligation to respond? 18:43 – If God told Ishmael that he would make of him a great nation and that nation is now Islam since Mohammed is descended of Ishamel, then how can we say that Mohammed was a false prophet? 22:28 – If the orthodox reunited with the Catholic Church, would the Vatican...

Duration:00:54:52