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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

#10341 Why Aren’t You Catholic? - Joe Heschmeyer

10/28/2021
Questions Covered: 05:00 – I’m not Catholic because I don’t think the Church stands up enough on social issues. 17:27 – Someone told me he “wants nothing to do with the white Jesus.” 22:13 – I believe many Catholic dogmas were not present in the early Church. 34:04 – I’m thinking about leaving the Church because of lukewarm preaching. When I joined it seemed like they were more courageous, but now it seems like it’s gotten bad. 42:57 – What makes Catholicism more true or accurate than other...

Duration:00:54:58

#10340 Why Aren’t You Catholic? - Joe Heschmeyer

10/28/2021
Questions Covered: 11:28 – I was raised Baptist, and I have an issue with the difference between the books in Catholic and Protestant bibles. 20:31 – I’m not Catholic because of the idol worship. 29:53 – I’m a Jehovah’s Witness. Why should I be Catholic? 42:21 – I believe the Catholic Church is a front for false worship. 49:35 – I have a huge issue with how the Church handled all the sexual abuse. …

Duration:00:54:58

#10339 Open Forum - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

10/27/2021
Questions Covered: 01:19 – Is St. Thomas More’s “Dialogue of Comfort” consistent with the Catholic Church’s teaching on suffering today? 05:12 – Is everyone in heaven a saint? 07:14 – Is it safe to call St. Peter the Bishop of Pentecost? 12:20 – When the priest mentions “Those who sleep in Christ” during Mass, is that a different state from heaven, hell, and purgatory? 17:10 – I often read that some saints went to confession weekly. I thought you only went to confession when you committed a...

Duration:00:54:58

#10338 Open Forum - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

10/27/2021
Questions Covered: 02:35 – Is it possible to sin in a dream? 05:47 – We know Jesus didn’t sin, but the Gospels say he matured. What does that mean? 11:39 – I read from Richard Rohr that Hell isn’t a real place, and that it isn’t so much a place as a state of being. What exactly is the difference between those? 18:59 – Why does the woman in Revelation wail aloud in labor pains if she was Mary and therefore born without sin? 22:23 – I’ve been told by Eastern Orthodox that they don’t believe in...

Duration:00:54:58

#10337 Tips for Defending the Faith - Trent Horn

10/26/2021
Questions Covered: 01:33 – Genetics seems to refute Catholic dogma because it shows that Adam never existed. 09:43 – If James says Abraham was justified when he offered Isaac as a sacrifice, but then Paul says he was justified when he believed God, isn’t that a contradiction? How could you still believe in the inerrancy of scripture? 14:37 – Most scholars seem to accept that Mark is the oldest of the Gospels, and also accept that the end isn’t original. They also say that the epistles of...

Duration:00:54:58

#10336 Answering Atheism - Trent Horn

10/26/2021
Questions Covered: 05:36 – Sam Harris argues that free will is debunked by our inability to find an origin for our own thoughts. What is Trent’s response? 19:25 – If Jesus, who is God himself, admits that it would be better if Judas had never been born, isn’t he admitting that he made a mistake? How could he be all-good? 23:45 – What’s the best argument you’ve heard against theism? 31:51 – If God is all-powerful, how come so many awful things happen? 38:12 – My uncle is arguing that if...

Duration:00:54:57

#10335 Catholic Answers Quiz Show - Karlo Broussard

10/23/2021
Catholic Answers Quiz Show! Elisha vs. Angel Contestant One 1) Which of the following encyclicals was not written by Pope JPII? a) Pacem In Terris (Peace on Earth) b) Veritatis Splendor c) Evangelium Vitae 2) Pope John Paul was the first non-Italian pope in: a) 1237 years b) 871 years c) 455 years 3) Pope John Paul II attended a) The First Vatican Council. b) The Second Vatican Council. c) Neither because he lived in communist Poland. Contestant Two 1) Pope John Paul gave his teaching, now...

Duration:00:54:58

#10334 The Theology of JPII - Joe Heschmeyer

10/23/2021
Questions Covered: 19:15 – A few weeks after my miscarriage I saw JPII in a dream, and he said to me “You have a child.” I was pregnant again in the next week. That’s why he’s the patron of my daughter. 24:20 – Do you think JPII should be declared a Doctor of the Church? 31:25 – JPII’s intercession helped deliver my daughter safely, and also made for a special connection between her and Our Lady. 36:27 – I thought JPII was a great pope, but the religious summit at Assisi was problematic...

Duration:00:54:58

#10333 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

10/22/2021
Questions Covered: 04:30 – What does metanoia mean? 11:00 – Are there any arguments from the early Church Fathers in favor of iconography? 13:00 – I have a question about preterism. Who is the man of lawlessness? Could it be Nero? 17:35 – How would you approach the topic of suicide with someone who hasn’t brought it up but might be showing hints? 23:55 – What are your thoughts on Jesus being able to custom-tailor Mary to be the perfect mother of him and the Church? 31:45 – How is the first...

Duration:00:54:58

#10332 Open Forum - Tom Nash

10/22/2021
Questions Covered: 04:25 – My spouse has a severe porn addiction. We’ve tried so many ways to break it but it seems like it’ll never stop. How can I raise my children so they won’t be harmed also? 14:41 – What does it mean when people say “Offer it up to God”? 16:30 – Do you believe that we’re coming close to the end times based on what we know from Revelation and what’s happening in the world today? 21:13 – When does Genesis go from being literal history to poetic, symbolic literature?...

Duration:00:54:58

#10331 Which Catholic Doctrine Troubles You? - Karlo Broussard

10/21/2021
Questions Covered: 01:13 – Is it alright to not thoroughly understand every single teaching of the Church and simply believe it on authority? 9:50 – What’s the morality of smoking marijuana, specifically when you don’t intend to get high? 17:04 – The Catechism of the Council of Trent seemed to say that Judas is in hell, but in the new Catechism it doesn’t declare that. If the Church is the pillar and bulwark of truth, how does that work? 22:33 – Why doesn’t the Catholic Church recognize...

Duration:00:54:58

#10330 Which Catholic Doctrine Troubles You? - Karlo Broussard

10/21/2021
Questions Covered: 06:55 – Do I NEED to ask the help of the Saints and Mary? 14:53 – If the Church has the power and authority to give out indulgences, why is she so stringent about giving them out? 23:52 – Why can’t our parishioners receive the blood from the chalice since COVID started? If it’s truly the blood, and truly incorruptible, shouldn’t they have it? 31:09 – Why did Judas go to hell but the thief on the cross went to purgatory? 37:37 – I’m not sure how to defend the infallibility...

Duration:00:54:58

#10329 Open Forum - Tim Staples

10/20/2021
Questions Covered: 03:17 – Do vaccine mandates contradict the Catechism? 11:48 – I heard a rad-trad argue that the Novus Ordo is spiritually harmful, even though it’s licit, by comparing the two forms of the Mass to the sacrifices of Cain and Abel. How would you respond to that? 19:25 – Where can I find evidence of Jesus in the Old Testament outside of the Psalms? 24:41 – contacted Tim a few years ago and he helped me dig deeper into my faith and I’m so thankful for his help. 29:23 – What’s...

Duration:00:54:52

#10328 Gender Ideology - Bishop Michael Burbidge

10/20/2021
Questions Covered: 17:13 – How did confusion about gender and gender ideology start? 21:03 – How am I to deal with the transition of my relatives when God’s truth tells me not to accept their new names/pronouns? 29:23 – Would you agree that one way to embrace people trapped in gender ideology is to acknowledge their feelings and that they feel extremely out of place? That could disarm the invective around this and reach them better. 32:44 – I’m a nursing student and I’m concerned about how...

Duration:00:54:52

#10327 Why Believe in Jesus? - Karlo Broussard

10/19/2021
Questions Covered: 13:10 – I heard a skeptics’ claim saying that the predictions Jesus made about his death and resurrection were actually made up after the fact in order to make Jesus look more credible. Is there a Catholic response to that? 21:14 – How do Christians resolve the inconsistencies between the four gospels? 44:03 – Why should I believe in Jesus? …

Duration:00:54:52

#10326 Tips for Defending the Faith - Trent Horn

10/19/2021
Questions Covered: 05:24 – Do you think pro-life people are guilty of making red herring arguments? Do we need to change our arguments? 14:15 – Does the Church teach that Adam and Eve did not have any children before the Fall? 18:07 – How do I defend the Catholic Church’s claim that it’s not the schismatic Church in the east/west split? 22:58 – What are the best defenses of Christianity as opposed to some other faith? 30:48 – Someone in a coffee shop told me she wasn’t comfortable with me...

Duration:00:54:58

#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