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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

#10473 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

1/28/2022
Questions Covered: 01:15 – Are there any written or audio recorded angelic languages? 10:50 – Could you share your thoughts on some biblical and early church father quotations regarding the real presence of God in the Eucharist? 15:50 – I read a book about the witnesses of the miracle of the sun. Could you elaborate for me what happened in Fatima? 20:25 – Regarding the Roman rite and the Byzantine rite of receiving communion, how do their theologies not clash with each other? 28:40 – Are...

Duration:00:54:58

#10472 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

1/28/2022
Questions Covered: 04:20 – Would it be inappropriate or against God to consider the holy spirit the female portion of God? 17:50 – Is there any biblical doctrine or dogma about the Immaculate conception that doesn’t rely on typology? 33:00 – I have some questions on some changes that took place after Vatican II. Like the implementation of Eucharistic ministers, receiving the Eucharist in the hand, women no longer veiling at mass, etc. Why were some things put in and some taken out? 40:00 –...

Duration:00:54:58

#10471 Open Forum - Joe Heschmeyer

1/27/2022
Questions Covered: 01:51 – With the translation of the Nicene Creed, what’s the difference between “confession” and “profession”? Like when we say, “I confess one baptism”. 04:48 – Thomas Aquinas had two arguments for the Filioque controversy. One of these is that the eternal origin is reflective of temporal mission. The other was that without it, we wouldn’t be able to distinguish between the son and the spirit. What are your thoughts on these arguments? 09:39 – How can I answer people that...

Duration:00:54:58

#10470 The Early Church Was the Catholic Church - Joe Heschmeyer

1/27/2022
Questions Covered: 16:53 – When did priests start wearing vestments? 19:17 – I’m a Catholic convert from 7th day Adventism. I wonder what the early church fathers were taught about the soul after death. Is the soul with God or is the soul asleep in what we call “soul sleep”? 23:10 – I was listening to a podcast called The History of the Early Church and the speaker kept saying that James was Jesus’ brother. Is this a known thing or is that not true? Did He have any brothers or sisters? 32:09...

Duration:00:54:58

#10469 Open Forum - Jim Blackburn

1/26/2022
Questions Covered: 05:27 – I have the cremations of my relative. What are the Church’s teachings on keeping these? When did receiving the Eucharist on the hand start being permitted? Where can I find the Catholic church’s writings on this? 15:05 – In Mark 3:28-30, what does it mean to blaspheme against the holy spirit? Why is it unforgivable? 23:23 – Why are our Churches not teaching that if you are complicit in voting for something that supports abortion, you are an accomplice to an...

Duration:00:54:58

#10468 Open Forum - Joe Heschmeyer

1/26/2022
Questions Covered: 05:04 – Were there any other people alive around Adam and Eve other than them and their children? 11:58 – How do we best understand the reality of Christ’s suffering and death on the cross? 18:15 – When someone says they’re baptized Catholic, how is that different from a Protestant baptism? 20:53 – Is it possible that God made other people before Adam and Eve and there are other descendants from them? In Genesis 4:14 Cain says “whoever finds me will slay me.” in 17 it says...

Duration:00:54:58

#10467 Gender - Jason Evert

1/25/2022
Questions Covered: 17:15 – Deuteronomy 22:5 talks about how men that dress in women’s clothes are condemned and looked at in a negative manner. Is that talking about transgenderism, and can that be applied today? 21:26 – With the young adult peer group I have, how do I speak the truth to my friends about chastity and gender without being insensitive and hurting their feelings? 31:30 – How do you know if your child is going through a transition without you knowing about it? 37:11 – We are...

Duration:00:54:58

#10466 Accompanying Those with Same-Sex Attraction - Rilene Simpson

1/25/2022
Questions Covered: 15:12 – My 27-year-old daughter has come out. If God makes you who you are and being gay is a sin, then how can a child be born gay? How am I supposed to as a mom accept her lifestyle if it’s a sin to be gay? 24:37 – In the bible, God says marriage is between a man and woman and to cut off people that aren’t doing what’s right. In that context, how do we deal with the difficult relationships in which we know people that are same sex attracted? 33:34 – If the bible says...

Duration:00:54:58

#10465 Is Adoption for You? - Dr. Ray Guarendi

1/22/2022
Questions Covered: 18:25 – I have a 2 year old now but my husband and I have always wanted to adopt. If I’m already overwhelmed, how do I know if we’re ready to adopt? 24:34 – Could you give some information on how to get started in the adoption process? 32:31 – What is the oldest age of a couple/individual that you would recommend to adopt a child? 43:18 – I’m 45 years old, single, and with no kids. What are your thoughts on single people adopting? 46:04 – I think it’s wonderful the way you...

Duration:00:54:58

#10464 Spiritual Adoption - Rose Sweet

1/22/2022
Questions Covered: 39:18 – You talking about kicking your son to the curb brought up some old wounds about my parents. It didn’t strike me quite right. Can you talk through why you ultimately did it? 42:26 – Can I spiritually adopt my daughter and granddaughter who are atheists? 45:57 – As an older single adult, I’ve found it difficult to be alone. I just wanted to comment that there is a whole group of people that I feel people should remember. 49:18 – Could you go into more detail about...

Duration:00:54:58

#10463 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

1/21/2022
Questions Covered: 03:30 – How can an infinite God be three persons if three is a limit? 06:30 – Does Canon 1248 of the 1984 Code of Canon Law prohibit attending an SSPX Mass to fulfill your Sunday obligation? 18:10 – Is drunkenness a venial or mortal sin? If it depends on the context, when does it move from venial to mortal? 24:05 – I’ve heard people talk about “the four things that call down the wrath of God.” What are those and where are they written? 24:50 – Is it possible that the six...

Duration:00:54:58

#10462 Theology of Home - Noelle Mering

1/21/2022
Questions Covered: 17:35 – I’m in the Navy. What can I be doing now to prepare for fatherhood when I get out? 29:45 – My wife and I just bought our first home but we don’t feel at home there. What small things can we begin to do to make it? 31:50 – What would Noelle say to young college women who are more focused on a career than being a homemaker? 34:30 – How do I create a home if I’m living by myself? 46:10 – (Does the book suggest that you need to be a parent instead of having a career? I...

Duration:00:54:58

#10460 The Why’s of Catholic Belief - Karlo Broussard

1/20/2022
Questions Covered: 04:53 – Why do Catholics believe they can pray to saints? 14:31 – Are there any sources other than in scripture that explains why Christians believe in God? 24:49 – I’m a non-Catholic. Why do Catholics believe in the perpetual virginity of Mary? 36:53 – Why do we believe that the early church was the Catholic church? How can we then prove it to protestants? 44:41 – Why do we believe in the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist? How can I explain it to my husband who...

Duration:00:54:58

#10459 Open Forum - Joe Heschmeyer

1/19/2022
Questions Covered: 02:28 – Why didn’t the pope and the Catholics take more of a hard stance against Germany in WWII? 08:00 – Where is the Trinity in the Bible? 14:20 – One of my friends has a hard time with confession. He wants to know if he’s still forgiven if he doesn’t feel sorry for his sins, but he wants to feel sorry. 21:20 – How do we distinguish between sinners and righteous people, like the Bible talks about in the story of Sodom? Isn’t there a lot of gray area? 29:40 – Why isn’t...

Duration:00:54:58

#10458 Open Forum - Joe Heschmeyer

1/19/2022
Questions Covered 06:58 – Is the legal doctrine of adverse possession immoral? 14:03 – Do we have proof that Jesus walked on earth? 18:42 – Is Elijah the same person as John the Baptist? If so, how is that different from reincarnation? 21:02 – We were talking about baptism in RCIA, and one of the candidates says he thinks that original sin is a stain on the soul, but concupiscence is more psychological. Is he on the right track? 29:41 – What’s the difference between the extraordinary and...

Duration:00:54:58

#10457 Friendship with Jesus - Marcellino D'Ambrosio

1/18/2022
Questions Covered: 12:00 – I don’t feel a very good connection to our Lord. How can I make that connection deeper? 17:03 – Does the devil or anything evil make miracles like Jesus? 22:12 – I teach CCD and my student asked, “If God is all knowing and knew that Judas was going to betray him, why did he choose him as a disciple?” 29:03 – What are your book recommendations on building our relationship with God? 13:47 – I had a priest tell me that the particles of the Eucharist don’t contain the...

Duration:00:54:58

#10456 Persuasive Pro-Life - Trent Horn

1/18/2022
Questions Covered: 05:10 – How do we talk to people about defending the lives of those on death row? 12:20 – If God is sovereign, why would the fetus be born in the first place if he knows they’re going to hell? 19:18 – How would you respond to someone that says, “A fetus is an innocent aggressor, therefore killing it is justified”? 31:15 – One of the arguments from pro-choice people is the verse in the bible that states that the soul enters the child’s body at some point in the middle of...

Duration:00:54:58

#10455 Your Bible Questions - Jimmy Akin

1/15/2022
Questions Covered: 01:26 – In Revelation 12, it talks about how the woman has birth pains when delivering her son. Is there any evidence that this refers to Mary’s pain at the foot of the cross? 12:25 – From scripture, is there a difference between dogma and doctrine? 17:10 – Is there anything that describes if the prophecies of Isaiah have all come true? 20:41 – In Matthew 27:52-53 when all the people rose from the dead when Christ was crucified, why is it not recorded in any gospels other...

Duration:00:54:58

#10454 Your Bible Questions - Jimmy Akin

1/15/2022
Questions Covered: 02:54 – Did Jesus put himself in Mary’s womb since he’s God? 04:33 – I don’t think that Jesus was the Messiah. Why do Christians believe this? 12:52 – In 2nd Corinthians 5:18, it talks about the ministry of reconciliation. Is this approved text for the sacrament? If not, what does it mean instead? 20:22 – How can we interpret Romans 13:2 in reference to injustice in the world with the government? For example with the revolutionary war. 24:13 – Since only the Father knows...

Duration:00:54:58

#10453 Open Forum - Mark Brumley

1/14/2022
Questions Covered: 08:12 – Are there any statues honoring Israelites who came from Bethlehem? 14:33 – What’s your view on receiving on the hand vs. on the tongue? 21:20 – What are the Nephilim, and how do we know that we’re completely human and not possibly descended from them? 30:08 – How would you respond to a Protestant who said the Church apostatized in the 200s century is the modern Catholic Church? 35:56 – Does chewing gum break the Eucharistic fast? 41:12 – Is there any possibility...

Duration:00:54:58