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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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@catholiccom

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English

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


Episodes

#10325 Panel Show - Christopher Check

10/16/2021
Questions Covered: 45:15 – I’m in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. The idea of Beacons of Light is to consolidate into families of parishes to better allocate priests and resources to serve the needs of the people. …

Duration:00:54:52

#10323 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

10/15/2021
Questions Covered: 00:57 – If Calvin and Luther believe in the perpetual virginity of Mary, why, when, and who put a stop to this belief? Why was the doctrine of the Assumption defined? 04:28 – What is the Catholic justification for adding in the Filioque? 07:20 – Can you explain how Catholics should balance the worship/adoration of God and Mary? 14:17 – Where did the idea/ name for purgatory come from? And why don’t Protestants believe in it? 17:55 – I have a hard time joining together the...

Duration:00:54:52

#10322 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

10/15/2021
Questions Covered: 04:23 – I have a theory that when Christ said he emptied himself, he removed all his ability to stop what was going to happen to him because that was the only way for him to truly put himself. Could Jimmy give his opinion on this? 15:49 – I’ve heard that approximately ⅔ of Catholics don’t believe in the real presence. If it’s a dogma, why would the 2/3s who don’t believe still be considered Catholics? 22:48 – I was visiting another parish and the priest distributing the...

Duration:00:54:52

#10321 Your Bible Questions - Jimmy Akin

10/14/2021
Questions Covered: 01:18 – When Jesus tells the 12 apostles to receive the holy spirit, could you tell me how that plays out to the rest of the generations of the world? And how can we actually discern the Spirit? 12:32 – Did the apostle John write the Gospel of John or was it someone else? 22:23 – My 17 yo daughter asked me why the God in the Old Testament seems much more harsh than the one in the New Testament. Why does it seem this way? 28:51 – In Luke 16:9 it says “Make friends with...

Duration:00:54:52

#10320 Your Bible Questions - Jimmy Akin

10/14/2021
Questions Covered: 03:59 – I’m a Protestant and I’m wondering about regenerative baptism and Acts 10. How does it fit in with the Holy Spirit being upon them before and them being baptized because of it? 11:38 – Last Sunday the gospel was “It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than a wealthy person to get to heaven”. What does Jesus truly mean by that? 21:52 – What is the true name of the Messiah? I’ve heard that it’s Jesus but I’ve heard others as well. 28:49 – I read...

Duration:00:54:52

#10319 Open Forum - Fr. Paul Keller O.P.

10/13/2021
Questions Covered: 03:35 – Does Jesus have a created soul from his human soul in reference to “begotten not made” in the Nicene Creed? And what does the “not made” mean in reference to both His human and divine nature, if He has both? 07:17 – How biblical are dreams and how much faith should I put into them? 16:08 – My friend is convinced that Jesus was married. Could you tell me how to get through to her that He wasn’t? 20:36 – I was away from the Church for about 48 years and I’ve recently...

Duration:00:54:52

#10318 Open Forum - Tim Staples

10/13/2021
Questions Covered: 05:40 – Is the Pope a dictator? 14:10 – Was the perpetual virginity of Mary defined at a council, and who were the other women at the foot of the cross other than John and Mary? 19:05 – Is there no outreach from the Catholic Church compared to others? For example, going door to door or actively trying to convert people in public. 28:48 – Could I get some pointers on how to defend Mary’s perpetual virginity? 39:00 – I have family members that are Pentecostal. They say the...

Duration:00:54:52

#10317 Bioethics - Fr. Tad Pacholczyk

10/12/2021
Questions Covered: 13:50 – If someone created a truly artificially intelligent being, would it be a sin to kill it? 18:30 – My husband had a brain aneurysm and I ended up donating some of his organs but I never talked to a priest about it. Would you be able to tell me how to discern this matter? 23:50 – Could you define what the church means by “extraordinary means to support life”? 29:26 – What does the Catholic Church teach about Catholics practicing Yoga? I have heard about how just doing...

Duration:00:54:52

#10316 The Bible Blueprint for Sacred Tradition - Karlo Broussard

10/12/2021
Questions Covered: 07:16 – How could someone be a good “Berean” and know what tradition teaches if it’s not in scripture? If sacred tradition is true, why is so much of it not spoken about in the bible? 16:16 – When a bishop publishes a book, does that count as holy scripture as well? 25:08 – During the Church’s 1054 bipolar split, did sacred tradition prevail against the gates of hell? 29:32 – How do we identify what you call “sacred tradition” in its present form? 41:17 – I’m an Anglican...

Duration:00:54:52

#10315 Apologetics and Sci-Fi: Friends, Foes, or Frenemies? - Mark Brumley

10/9/2021
Questions Covered: 22:41 – I’ve always been told that the Kingdom of God is unfolding through time. Is technology a manifestation of that? 38:14 – I think there’s possibilities of extraterrestrial life because Jesus said he has other sheep not of this fold, and because the Bible mentions the word “cloud” a lot. 47:52 – When does technology addiction become a sin? …

Duration:00:54:52

#10314 Open Forum for Non-Catholics - Steve Ray

10/9/2021
Questions Covered: 07:30 – Why is it better to be Catholic than non-religious? 17:05 – Is God a wrathful god that destroys, or a loving god who saves? What’s the Catholic position? 34:45 – If Jesus says we must eat his flesh and drink his blood to have life, how is that reconciled with the Church teaching that Protestants and atheists and other non-Catholics can possibly be saved? 44:35 – What do Catholics believe about how to get to Heaven? 52:25 – Who is the patron saint of the internet,...

Duration:00:54:52

#10313 Open Forum - Mark Brumley

10/8/2021
Questions Covered: 04:13 – My understanding is that according to Catholic Teaching, you’re not supposed to deprive your spouse. Given that Mary took a vow of perpetual virginity, why did she enter into marriage if she knew that she and Joseph would not create a child? 17:37 – Was Jesus ever married and what language did he speak? 24:13 – Could there be new doctrines formulated in the next 500 years as The Church changes? Specifically ones about St. Joseph (how we honor him, how he could be...

Duration:00:54:52

#10312 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

10/8/2021
Questions Covered: 04:41 – I know the bible was divinely inspired, but I don’t understand the discrepancies between the gospels. 14:20 – How can I explain original sin without Adam and Eve? 19:53 – Could you explain the part of the Nicene creed where it says “begotten not made, consubstantial with the Father”? 29:00 – I have bought candles from the store and got them blessed. All the candle wax has been used, is the glass blessed as well? If so, is there a certain way I have to dispose of...

Duration:00:54:52

#10311 Catholic Answers to Protestant Questions - Karlo Broussard

10/7/2021
Questions Covered: 03:50 – In Matthew 12:48 – 50, Jesus asks “who is my brother?” what does he mean by this? And in the Hail Mary, why do we say Mary is the mother of God if she is only the mother of the 2nd person of the trinity? 14:50 – I’m a cradle Catholic but my father was a Presbyterian and we have had discussions about Mary having other children. I accept the dogma, but I’ve never quite had a definitive answer for it. 22:45 – I have a friend who became Protestant, and he was wondering...

Duration:00:54:52

#10310 Catholic Answers to Protestant Questions - Karlo Broussard

10/7/2021
Questions Covered: 07:15 – I’m Catholic but my barber is Jehovah’s Witness, and he says Easter is a pagan holiday. He says one of the problems with Catholicism we celebrate holidays like Easter and Christmas. 13:40 – A Protestant friend of mine was talking about Mary as the “co-redemptrix”. I was trying to explain through her response to the angel Gabriel and that she actually gave God permission through her “yes”. Could you give your comments on his thoughts? 20:30 – I’m Catholic, how can...

Duration:00:54:51

#10309 Open Forum - Tim Staples

10/6/2021
Questions Covered: 01:45 – I called a couple months ago about why I should be Catholic, and I’m now in RCIA. What advice would you give to people that are in RCIA? 07:30 – I heard your previous answer to how we can believe in evolution and still be Catholic. The one thing that trips me up though is how Jesus will sometimes refer to Adam and Eve, so is this Jesus saying himself and confirming that they were the first people? 17:30 – Could you talk about dying in a state of grace? If you die...

Duration:00:54:52

#10308 Open Forum - Tim Staples

10/6/2021
Questions Covered: 03:20 – How can we apply faith from Hebrews 11 to today’s world? 17:30 – How can you believe in evolution and “The Big Bang” and still be Catholic? 30:17 – What makes certain saints incorruptible? Why them and not others? 37:05 – Why do we have bodies in the new earth/ after the resurrection? 44:57 – What is the process of priests wanting to celebrate the Latin Mass as opposed to the Novus Ordo mass now? I know they have to get special permission but what about...

Duration:00:54:52

#10307 Open Forum - Tim Staples

10/5/2021
Questions Covered: 03:18 – Could you talk about the history of the Catholic Faith in Britain in relation to the Anglican church? 14:18 – Angels are supposed to be pure spirits, do they also have souls like humans? 21:26 – What is a sacrament? 28:30 – From a Catholic standpoint, what is the role of the woman in the family? And what should a man look for in a “good”, practicing Catholic woman? 38:17 – Some Muslims don’t believe that Jesus didn’t die, how do you combat this and other arguments...

Duration:00:54:52

#10306 Open Forum - Karlo Broussard

10/5/2021
Questions Covered: 05:15 – In the Roman Catholic Church we are told to ask Saints for their intercession. Why are we not encouraged to pray to those of the Old Testament that don’t have the title “Saint”? 10:00 – Why are there so many questions that come into Catholic Answers about the difference/confusion between predestination vs earned salvation? 17:35 – Are Christians who die defending the faith martyrs? 23:00 – Are our Guardian Angels “reassigned” after our deaths? And are the choirs of...

Duration:00:54:52