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


Episodes

#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

#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