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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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Episodes

#10634 Open Forum - Karlo Broussard

5/18/2022
Questions Covered: 03:40 – I’ve noticed a non-Catholic friend go up to receive communion during Mass. What’s the Church’s official teaching on this? 13:42 – My Godson said he learned in Catholic school that your venial sins are forgiven during communion. I thought venial and mortal sins could only be forgiven during confession. Could you help clarify? 18:30 – Domestic Church Radio…Why did God throughout Salvation History demand a blood sacrifice? 23:40 – What’s a good book that shows that...

Duration:00:54:58

#10633 Open Forum - Tim Staples

5/18/2022
Questions Covered: 03:26 – In the gospels, Jesus says he will not take away anything from the law but later he lets his disciples take things away. Can you clarify? 14:03 – Do we sacrifice Christ over and over again? Can you help me understand that and respond? 24:13 – Did Galileo get in trouble with the Church because he didn’t have enough evidence and was claiming Copernicanism as fact or was it because he was interpreting scripture as a scientist? 33:33 – The Pope came out with scripture...

Duration:00:54:58

#10632 Advice from Aristotle - Fr. Andrew Younan

5/17/2022
Questions Covered: 24:21 – Was the Aristotelian philosophy integrated with other philosophy in Chaldean for the translation? 29:14 – Has anyone gone back to the original Greek from the time Aristotle for a translation? 32:50 – Can you explain Aristotle’s concept of happiness and his influence on Thomas Jefferson? 43:20 – Did Aristotle have any spiritual mindset beyond philosophy? …

Duration:00:54:58

#10631 Tips for Defending the Faith - Trent Horn

5/17/2022
Questions Covered: 05:04 – What’s the Catholic teaching on what to do when a fetus has been conceived in vitro but not implanted in the womb yet? 11:28 – How should we balance strong defense of the faith and the unborn with a charitable approach to those who are pro-choice? 19:29 – How should a Catholic talk to a family member with homosexual inclinations about what the Church teaches, while still having a caring approach? 28:35 – How can I explain anointing of the sick to a Seventh Day...

Duration:00:54:58

#10630 The Why’s of Catholic Belief - Karlo Broussard

5/14/2022
Questions Covered: 02:00 – I’ve been taught that you are required to believe in hell but not required to believe that anyone is in there. What are your thoughts? 13:21 – When Jesus says eat “my body and drink my blood”, does he truly mean eat or believe? 28:46 – Why does the Church teach against contraception but promote NFP? 41:27 – I am struggling with my Faith right now. How do we know that we have an immortal soul? 46:00 – Why do fundamentalist translate the 7 days of creation literally,...

Duration:00:54:58

#10629 The Why’s of Catholic Belief - Karlo Broussard

5/14/2022
Questions Covered: 03:15 – I see that there’s some questionable quotes in Church History on the Immaculate Conception. Can you help clarify why they seem to contradict the official dogma? 12:17 – On Marian Consecration, why do they use the language of “giving ourselves to Mary” and worshiping her? 17:55 – Why has Judas been condemned since he seemed so remorseful? Why has the Church and even Jesus seem to condemn him? 28:31 – What is the Church’s stance on aliens? Resources: Would Aliens...

Duration:00:54:58

#10628 Open Forum - Mark Brumley

5/13/2022
Questions Covered: 08:07 – Where can I find purgatory in the bible? 16:16 – What’s the moral stance on helping beggars? Are we obligated to help, or can it be considered enabling drug addicts? 21:46 – Did the Church condemn dissection in the Middle Ages? If they did, has that been reversed to allow for scientific discovery? 29:18 – I’m a theology student in college. I read in the Summa; Aquinas says the husband has a right to beat his wife as a punishment. I also heard that it was part of...

Duration:00:54:57

#10627 Open Forum - Tim Staples

5/13/2022
Questions Covered: 02:44 – What’s the culpability of Jazz? How culpable is a child and the parents when it comes to transitioning genders? 12:08 – Is the protestant doctrine of justification contrary to the Gospel? 19:02 – What’s the morality behind the use of marijuana? 24:10 – My ex-wife had an abortion before we were married, and I just found out. If the abortion excommunicated her, does that mean that she was no longer Catholic while we were married? Does this make the marriage invalid?...

Duration:00:54:58

#10626 Open Forum for Non-Catholics - Karlo Broussard

5/12/2022
Questions Covered: 08:06 – How much weight do regional councils hold, especially when looking back at history? 16:30 – If St Peter was martyred, how was he supposed to have laid hands on Pope Linus? 24:00 – How do we reconcile 1 John “Whoever denies Jesus denies the Father” with claims that Jews and Muslims worship the same God in Nostra Aetate? 37:03 – I recently had a lot of spiritual healings through Reiki done and I want to start developing my relationship with Jesus further. How do I...

Duration:00:54:58

#10625 Open Forum for Non-Catholics - Joe Heschmeyer

5/12/2022
Questions Covered: 13:53 – I’ve noticed in my parish that they removed all images of a crucified Christ. Is this a common practice around this time of year? 17:19 – What is the difference between the particular judgment and the general judgment? 20:43 – Is being a homosexual a sin or is it just the action that is sin? 36:06 – Is it ok to say “bless you” back to a priest? Is that a quick prayer? 38:38 – What are your thoughts on the claim that Jesus started small churches and not a big...

Duration:00:54:58

#10624 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

5/11/2022
Questions Covered: 04:01 – What does it mean that Mary is the spouse of the Holy Spirit? 07:43 – Why would a Catholic use faith as a pathway to truth? 14:23 – Is it morally permissible for someone with anxiety to take prescribed Xanax? 18:32 – Are lay people worthy to handle and distribute communion? Are we worthy to receive communion on the hand and why did it historically change? 22:42 – I just saw a video of protesters at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York. The men defending the Church...

Duration:00:54:58

#10623 Open Forum - Colin Donovan

5/11/2022
Questions Covered: 03:38 – Are the Jewish-Christian lead tablets forgeries? 06:38 – Can a trans-man marry a trans-woman in the Catholic faith? 11:27 – It seems like a lot of the popes in history have been mean and evil? How does the Church respond? Was Martin Luther correct in trying to go against those things? 18:28 – How does the Church respond to a politician who supports abortion and receives communion? 28:11 – Being that there’s bishops in Germany advocating for a change in the...

Duration:00:54:58

#10622 Ask a Priest - Fr. Matthew Spencer

5/10/2022
Questions Covered: 03:45 – My priest tends to make jokes to families during Baptism, is this proper? 08:00 – Does the Spirit of Truth from John Chapter 16 apply to every believer or just the magisterium? 12:40 – Does a Catholic in a civil marriage who is married to a non-Catholic need to get an annulment? 17:45 – Did Jesus wash the feet of Judas on Holy Thursday? 22:20 – When praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet how can I say I offer the body, blood, soul, and divinity? 29:30 – When they divided...

Duration:00:54:58

#10621 Persuasive Pro-Life - Trent Horn

5/10/2022
Questions Covered: 09:30 – How do you respond to the argument that banning abortions will actually make them increase? 15:00 – Is forcing someone to continue a pregnancy conceived in rape a continuation of the original crime? 20:35 – When I change someone’s mind on abortion, how do I keep them from going back to being pro-choice? 23:30 – What should we say about women who are in tough pregnancies due to poverty or abusive partners? 28:45 – How do you respond to the claim that children born...

Duration:00:54:58

#10620 Panel Show - Joe Heschmeyer

5/7/2022
Questions Covered: 48:21 – I’m so glad you guys finally said this out loud! We don’t need to poke the bear! …

Duration:00:54:58

#10619 Panel Show - Joe Heschmeyer

5/7/2022
Questions Covered: 08:30 – Roe V. Wade document Leak 47:33 – I’ve been in the prolife movement since 1985. You’re right, most people in the movement are religious and those that are not, burn out quickly. Stigmatizing abortion helped to keep it in the spotlight. It showed what it really is. …

Duration:00:54:58

#10618 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

5/6/2022
Questions Covered: 09:48 – How do I explain to my Catholic friends that when we pray to Mary, we are not taking glory away from God? 15:35 – I’m not Catholic but I’m trying to find in the bible that you will be blessed more if you give more. Where can I find that? 20:45 – Would it be reasonable for the Church to assert a lawsuit for plagiarism against those who teach heresy? 32:24 – Why does Mary have her own power? Why does she ask for shrines in her name? 41:45 – Is it ok to receive...

Duration:00:54:58

#10617 Open Forum - Tim Staples

5/6/2022
Questions Covered: 12:42 – How effective are prayers if you are not in the state of grace? How effective are non-Catholic prayers? 24:18 – If Christ’s death on the cross was enough, then why do we need purgatory? 35:35 – I used to go to mass daily as a kid. Where do we go from here with the massive cultural change? 46:05 – In John, Jesus says if you believe in my name, you will be saved. Is he talking about Sola Fide? …

Duration:00:54:57

#10616 Open Forum - Tim Staples

5/5/2022
Questions Covered: 07:00 – How do I live an orderly life and control one’s appetites? 18:15 – Do people conceived through IVF and cloning have souls? 24:37 – What’s the distinction between the Hellenist and a Hebrew as mentioned in Acts 6? 35:24 – Could you explain Mary’s perpetual virginity and her assumption? 44:25 – Is communal confession permitted? …

Duration:00:54:57

#10615 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

5/5/2022
Questions Covered: 07:15 – The Church teaches that we need to avoid the near occasion of sin. How am I supposed to approach life if, due to my severe scrupulosity, I find myself always in the near occasion of sin? 22:33 – I heard that the Magi saw different instances of Jesus, but I cannot find any source on that. Are you familiar with this? 32:38 – The CCC (Catechism of the Catholic Church) says you’re morally obligated to help others if you can. If you are and are omnipotent, are you...

Duration:00:54:58