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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

#10399 Open Forum - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

12/8/2021
Questions Covered: 01:13 – If a relative were on their deathbed and you wanted to call a priest to visit them, but their family was opposed to it, is it ok to still do it? What would be the prudent thing to do? 14:34 – I called in a couple weeks ago and you gave me an analogy about God’s forgiveness. Imagine you break your neighbor’s window while playing baseball. Even if the neighbor forgives you, there will still be a legal punishment, and someone still has to pay for it. Could you help me...

Duration:00:54:58

#10398 Open Forum - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

12/8/2021
Questions Covered: 07:10 – Why isn’t our holy father doing more to unite the church? It seems like every time I turn around there’s more division rather unity. 13:45 – What do you, Father, think about Revelation 22:11 in relation to talking about how evil people will keep doing evil? 17:47 – I don’t know much about the King James version of the bible. Could you talk about it? Who created the translation? 21:23 – I’m Lutheran but I have a lot of “Latin mass Catholic” friends. I’m seeing a lot...

Duration:00:54:58

#10397 Science and the Eucharist - Stacy Trasancos

12/7/2021
Questions Covered: 24:35 – Can we view the sacraments themselves as miracles? 34:05 – What would be the signs of an incorrupt saint? What’s the science behind that? 41:05 – When Jesus is talking about the prophets, he says he measures them by their fruits. Does this also apply to miracles? 45:31 – How does the blood type found at Lanciano compare to the one found on the Shroud of Turin? 51:10 – You mentioned earlier about not putting your faith in your senses and how the Lanciano miracle has...

Duration:00:54:58

#10396 Why We’re Catholic - Trent Horn

12/7/2021
Questions Covered: 06:10 – Why does it matter if Mary was born with or without original sin? How do we know that Mary didn’t have any children after Jesus? 15:18 – I had someone ask me why we baptize infants. Could you tell me if the answer I gave them was ok? 24:00 – Is God limited by sets of conditions or events? 43:45 – How does someone transition from saying Catholicism is true from just an intellectual standpoint and start to feel it emotionally too? 47:53 – Why do you, Trent Horn,...

Duration:00:54:58

#10395 Weird Questions - Jimmy Akin

12/4/2021
Questions Covered: 00:30 – There’s been a lot of talk at my work about “mercury being in retrograde” and that it makes everything on earth topsy-turvy. Could this really effect things on earth? I thought this was completely unfounded but then I thought about how the moon controls the tides and how people seem to act crazier when there’s a full moon… Would love Jimmy’s opinion on this! 11:36 – If Adam and Eve didn’t commit original sin but some other descendent did, say Cain, would we have a...

Duration:00:54:58

#10394 Weird Questions - Jimmy Akin

12/4/2021
Questions Covered: 05:39 – I love these episodes! I’ve got a question for you – if humanity ever encounters another intelligent species in outer space (or the inner earth or whatnot), would someone from said species be potentially eligible to be elected Pope (assuming they met the other qualifications), or is that office explicitly limited to humans? 10:55 – What are your thoughts on the Omicron Variant? 18:02 – My ten-year-old brother would like to know if it’s possible that Bigfoot could...

Duration:00:54:58

#10391 Pro-Life Open Forum - Dr. George Delgado

12/2/2021
Questions Covered: 17:11 – Have you heard of a “zinc spark” that happens at the moment of conception? 23:45 – How can I make a philosophical defense for the personhood of fetuses? 33:17 – Is it okay to administer morphine to someone at the end of their life? 43:14 – What’s the Catholic position on terminations for medical reasons? 51:00 – How should I respond to someone who recognizes that abortion kills a human but still feels that the weight of responsibility that pregnancy places on a...

Duration:00:54:58

#10390 The Origins of Christmas - Michael Barber

12/2/2021
Questions Covered: 18:57 – When did Christians actually start calling it “Christ-mass”? 29:33 – Isn’t Christmas originally a pagan holiday for the birth of the Sun? 42:55 – What’s the proper name for the nativity scene? 44:29 – Historically, what has the ranking of the Christmas feast been compared to others like Pentecost and Easter? 47:19 – When the shepherds visited Jesus, did they have all their sheep with them? …

Duration:00:54:58

#10389 Open Forum - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

12/1/2021
Questions Covered: 04:40 – When Peter mentions “other scriptures” in 2 Peter 3:16, does that imply that there was a set canon at that time? 10:50 – I’m gathering with my adult children over Christmas, and they’re all at various stages of leaving Catholicism. How can I make the most of those three days together? 19:05 – What does John 12:39-50 mean? It hurts to read because I love the Jewish people. 30:10 – When Jesus went down to hell to preach the gospel, at what point were the souls there...

Duration:00:54:58

#10388 Open Forum - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

12/1/2021
Questions Covered: 07:10 – How did John the Baptist escape Herod’s decree to kill all the children in Israel? 11:40 – If we have free will, then why do we pray? And are we judged twice? 17:00 – How should I understand the miracles attributed to Pope John Paul II when there was no scientific analysis of them beforehand, and in the case of the nun, the fact that the Parkinson’s came back? 20:15 – Is it appropriate to sing the Gloria during Advent? 21:25 – Are we supposed to believe in...

Duration:00:54:58

#10387 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

11/30/2021
Questions Covered: 03:19 – I come from a Baptist background. Why don’t Catholics carry Bibles everywhere? 05:28 – I’m unvaccinated and my church is saying not to attend unless you’re vaccinated. Should I obey them? 09:20 – I run a business that goes against Google’s wishes but doesn’t technically violate any copyright laws. Is this moral? 16:30 – My friend’s baby just died, and he’s very upset about the Church’s teaching on limbo. How should I explain to him that limbo is not an official...

Duration:00:54:58

#10386 Tips for Defending the Faith - Trent Horn

11/30/2021
Questions Covered: 13:15 – My Protestant friend thinks that Purgatory takes away from the salvific action of Christ on the cross. 19:52 – I have friends who are outspoken pagans, but I befriend them with the intention of evangelizing without beating them over the head. 22:40 – I’m not a Catholic. Does “heathen” or “pagan” refer to me? 28:50 – How can I answer my Protestant family members who ask whether non-Catholics can go to heaven? 32:51 – How can I have a meaningful dialogue with...

Duration:00:54:58

#10381 The Why’s of Catholic Belief - Karlo Broussard

11/25/2021
Questions Covered: 07:11 – Were there any Church fathers who talked about the Assumption of Mary? 13:16 – Why is the Immaculate Conception proclaimed as a dogma? I know why the Church believes it, but why is it at the level of dogma? 20:47 – By what decree or edict am I bound to agree with and follow the pronouncements of the Pope? 29:35 – What did St. Thomas say about there being two purgatories? 33:18 – Why do we believe that Jesus is the Messiah? 43:40 – When you pass away, do you go to...

Duration:00:54:58

#10380 The Early Church Was the Catholic Church - Joe Heschmeyer

11/25/2021
Questions Covered: 20:20 – What did the sacraments look like in the early Church, and how were they administered? 32:20 – Was the word of God as we know it today shared in the early Church? 36:22 – What was the early Church’s opinion on baptizing infants? 42:27 – Which one of the Church fathers addressed the denial of Jesus’s divinity? 47:44 – What was the nature of the disagreement between Peter and Paul in Acts? Was it different than the kinds of disagreements that our bishops have today? …

Duration:00:54:58

#10379 Open Forum - Jim Blackburn

11/24/2021
Questions Covered: 05:29 – What are the origins of the sacrament of baptism? 16:45 – What do the words “As it was in the beginning” in the Glory Be refer to? 20:12 – Is there a way that the Church assesses their priests and holds them accountable to their teaching? 30:50 – Why does the Catholic Church say the Orthodox have valid holy orders but the Anglicans do not? 35:40 – Is the mark of the beast coming soon with new technology? How will we prepare for it? 42:22 – What value is there in...

Duration:00:54:58

#10378 Open Forum - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

11/24/2021
Questions Covered: 04:46 – What can I say in confession if I can’t remember all my sins? 06:12 – Why do we sometimes not receive communion wine? 10:46 – Jesus says to keep his commandments and his statutes. What are his statutes? 12:42 – Where can I find an explanation of the true nature of the Mass in Scripture? 15:45 – What is the Catholic view of the atonement? 22:38 – Is it correct that the early Church used the complete Old Testament and the complete New Testament, even though the New...

Duration:00:54:58