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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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#10295 Live from the Catholic Answers Conference - Paul Gondreau

9/25/2021
Live from the big stage at the Catholic Answers Conference! Questions Covered: 06:15 – Are you familiar with the portrayal of Our Lord in The Chosen TV series? If so, what do you think about it? 09:22 – I understand the role of Judas, but I struggle with him being predestined to betray Jesus. How should we feel about him? 18:20 – What are ways the Church can encourage young people in their faith in our ever-changing world? 23:30 – What is your perspective on Catholic education today on...

Duration:00:54:52

#10294 Live from the Catholic Answers Conference - Sr. Maris Stella

9/25/2021
Live from the big stage at the Catholic Answers Conference! Questions Covered: 2:20 – What would you say are the most important things the we as Catholics can do to share the love of Christ and promote the cause of life in our communities? 05:05 – We know that out of respect for the body, the Church requires the remains or cremains must be interned whole and complete. So why do we spread class 1 relics all over the globe? Doesn’t this violate church teaching? 07:50 – My sister joined a...

Duration:00:54:52

#10293 Live from the Catholic Answers Conference - Trent Horn

9/24/2021
Live from the first day of the Catholic Answers Conference! Questions Covered: 02:50 – How do we reach the younger generation who’s no longer on traditional media and are hearing a lot of falsehoods on the new media? 13:05 – Is it worth arguing against wrong ideas in a college classroom, or is it better to wait? 17:45 – What’s the Church’s teaching on laypeople baptizing a relative? 28:30 – Do you have any suggestions on how to open the minds of children as young as 13 and 14 who have so...

Duration:00:54:52

#10292 Live from the Catholic Answers Conference - Tim Staples

9/24/2021
Live from the first day of the Catholic Answers Conference! Questions Covered: 02:15 – How was the Church able to determine if Hebrews belonged in the Bible if we didn’t know the human author? 06:12 – The two big historical stories from Genesis are Abraham and Joseph—what credibility can we give to the stories outside of the Bible itself? 15:15 – How literally should we take seventy times seven? Not mathematically, but should we really forgive over and over if someone keeps hurting us? 22:14...

Duration:00:54:52

#10291 Open Forum - Joe Heschmeyer

9/23/2021
Questions Covered: 02:30 – If a pitcher intends to deceive a batter with a pitch, is this considered lying? 07:20 – What is the point of having a priest offer a sacrifice at the altar when Jesus is interceding for us before the Father? 14:53 – Lisa…Mounds, OK…EWTN app….Why did John the Baptist send emissaries out to find out who Jesus was? Didn’t he know who he was as his cousin? 18:34 – Is there a theological justification for saying “G—D— it”? Like, I want God to take this bad thing I did...

Duration:00:54:52

#10290 Open Forum - Joe Heschmeyer

9/23/2021
Questions Covered: 03:00 – If the Church is infallible and the Pope upholds infallible doctrines, how is it possible that the Church could have ever needed reform? 07:07 – If contraception is immoral for humans, then is it okay to neuter animals? 12:07 – How are Luke 11:52 and Mt. 23:13 related to the keys that Jesus gave to St. Peter? 16:45 – Why is Mary called “Tower of David,” “Tower of Ivory,” and “House of Gold” in the Litany of the Blessed Virgin? What are the origins of those titles?...

Duration:00:54:52

#10289 Open Forum - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

9/22/2021
Questions Covered 03:43 – Is the sacrifice of the Mass properly understood as one sacrifice applied to each individual? 15:03 – If you get a divorce, as a Catholic, can you remarry? If you do remarry, is it considered adultery? 18:02 – Should one receive the Eucharist while feeling pregnancy nausea? 22:04 – Is the Eucharist the true body and blood of Jesus, or is it just a symbol? 36:15 – What’s the charism and short history of the Norbertines? 43:34 – How are people who join the armed...

Duration:00:54:52

#10288 Open Forum - Tim Staples

9/22/2021
Questions Covered: 2:20 – How powerful is St. Michael the Archangel? Does the devil fear him? 11:22 – Is it okay for me to attend an Eastern Orthodox Divine Liturgy? If it is, do I have to do anything to distinguish myself? 14:52 – Why isn’t the Real Presence mentioned in the Nicene Creed? 22:15 – What is the immediate meaning to Ahaz of the virgin prophecy of Isaiah 7? 31:05 – How is everything is good if, as Augustine says, it was made out of nothing and is mutable? 36:26 – If someone is a...

Duration:00:54:52

#10287 Light from Darkness - Steve Weidenkopf

9/21/2021
Questions Covered 13:45 – How do you explain to a fellow Catholic that we’ll eventually come through current crises stronger than before? 17:17 – I’m talking to an anti-Catholic who says that anyone who attended the Council of Nicea was forming a church of the devil and was not in the Church of Christ. 22:25 – How are the titles for the clergy like “Your Eminence” or “Your Excellency” proper? Are they a bad holdover from the middle ages? 30:12 – Do you believe that the idea of a Catholic...

Duration:00:54:52

#10286 Catholic Moral Teachings - Trent Horn

9/21/2021
Questions Covered: 05:10 – I reject the Pope saying it’s okay to take the COVID vaccines, which are based on the murder of children. 15:08 – Is there a difference in the kinds of suffering we have? 20:22 – I disagree with the idea that abortion is wrong even when the mother is too young to take care of a child. 30:00 – Is eternity in hell a just and fair punishment? 42:19 – I’ve heard conflicting things from multiple Catholic leaders about the morality of the death penalty. What is the...

Duration:00:54:52

#10285 What’s the Point of Christianity? - Joe Heschmeyer

9/18/2021
Questions Covered: 10:25 – Do you lose your free will when you die? 19:55 – I’m reading “Letter to Families” by JPII that talks about this subject. Also, where did you get your quotation from St. Therese? 37:39 – I’m in my eighties and have experienced the suffering that comes with that, and I’ve found great consolation in devotion to the Blessed Mother. 44:49 – If people can get to heaven by invincible ignorance, what’s the point of evangelizing and making people into Christians? …

Duration:00:51:30

#10284 What’s the Point of Christianity? - Joe Heschmeyer

9/18/2021
Questions Covered: Can you explain the glory that we “give” God and does God need this glory? The idea of giving God glory is a little confusing. I know we are suppose to glorify God but never questioned what exactly that entailed. 37:45 – What does Joe think about the idea that Christianity boils down to the service of others and the peace that brings? 51:30 – If we’re all united in Christ when we’re in heaven, how will we still be individuals? …

Duration:00:54:52

#10283 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

9/17/2021
03:04 – How should one respond to someone says the Neocatechumenal Way is a cult? 12:41 – Why can’t girls be priests? 17:03 – Where do we get all the details of how our churches look and what our priests wear in today’s liturgy? How did we get here from what’s described in the Bible? 21:52 – Is applied kinesiology okay in the Catholic Church? 28:40 – How can we believe the Eucharist is truly Jesus’s body if the body is inherently physical? 34:05 – If someone got married outside the Church,...

Duration:00:54:52

#10282 Positive Trends in Sacred Architecture - Duncan Stroik

9/17/2021
Questions Covered: 18:20 – When the Crystal Cathedral was converted into a Catholic Cathedral, what sacramental changes were made to it? 22:08 – I think that good architecture directs our attention to the fullness of the faith. 29:21 – What’s the significance of artists or architects intentionally including flaws in their work? 32:40 – We have an opportunity to build a new chapel here. What are some tips for making sure we create a good and beautiful building? 37:33 – Are the dimensions of...

Duration:00:54:52

#10281 Why Aren’t You Catholic? - Fr. Sebastian Walshe

9/16/2021
Questions Covered: 04:07 – I think the Scriptures show that non-denominational approach is better for me personally to serve Christ. 14:55 – I think people use religion and Catholicism as ways to make sense of the world, but it’s not actually truth. 19:25 – I’m not Catholic (or any denomination) because I think it’s too rule-oriented. We should have more liberty in Christ. 29:30 – I want to become Catholic but I’m not sure how to begin. 34:05 – I grew up Catholic but branched away from it...

Duration:00:54:52

#10280 Why Aren’t You Catholic? - Joe Heschmeyer

9/16/2021
Questions Covered: 06:07 – I don’t see any good evidence that God exists, and any evidences I hear fall flat. Also, the problem of evil—specifically, that God is evil. 15:55 – I’m in the process of conversion, but my mom doesn’t want to convert because she feels like she’s betraying her Lutheran heritage. 19:38 – I’m Orthodox because I couldn’t find a primacy or infallibility in the early Church, and because I think Orthodoxy has preserved the tradition more faithfully. 40:19 – The Church...

Duration:00:54:52

#10279 Open Forum - Tim Staples

9/15/2021
Questions Covered: 04:25 – My Protestant friend objects to the TV show “The Chosen” because she thinks it violates the second commandment. What can I say to her? 13:42 – How did the Liturgy of the Hours develop? Do religious orders have their own version? 18:18 – I always understood that we are judged at our death and then go to heaven, hell, or purgatory. But I heard the other day that we’re judged at the end of the world. Are we re-judged? 29:50 – What specific evidence do people usually...

Duration:00:54:52

#10278 Open Forum - Colin Donovan

9/15/2021
Questions Covered: 4:30 – A friend told me it’s more merciful for someone to exist in hell than to not exist at all. Is that true, and if so, why is it? 8:20 – If someone committed a mortal sin, and forgot about it at his next confession but still made a good confession, would he still have to confess it once he remembered it? 16:48 – Do the Church Fathers, in their discussion of the Eucharist, ever use the term metaousious? 20:51 – How could it be just for God to give an eternal punishment...

Duration:00:54:52

#10277 Unequally Yoked - Gregory Popcak

9/14/2021
Questions Covered: 08:00 – Was St. Rita unequally yoked to her husband? 17:25 – Why doesn’t the Church or Christian counselors emphasize more the importance of making sure couples are in alignment with their faith? For example, frowning on marrying someone outside the faith. 21:53 – How do I handle a husband who is my same faith, but now seems to view God and my faith as a competitor, like I have another boyfriend or something. 30:32 – My husband and I are in the process of validating our...

Duration:00:54:52

#10276 Tips for Defending the Faith - Trent Horn

9/14/2021
Questions Covered 07:00 – What tips do you have for defending the faith against agnostic atheists with Buddhist leanings? 14:11 – What can I say to people who say “God is too big for one religion” and cite people of other religions who do great things? 19:44 – As a college student, what’s the best way I can I engage with people who are already theologically astute, especially of other faiths? 24:20 – How can I answer the Calvinist claim that the union of the Father and Son was broken at the...

Duration:00:54:52