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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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English

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


Episodes

#10646 Open Forum - Tim Staples

5/26/2022
Questions Covered: 02:23 – What I found important in helping convert atheists is prayer. What are your thoughts on this? 16:01 – What do I do if I have nobody in my life and I’m wanting to find guidance? I also want guidance to explore Catholicism. 24:16 – How do you respond to someone who says that you don’t need a priest to have your sins forgiven? 33:50 – I’m having surgery and will be under for 6 hours. Is it appropriate to ask for the anointing of the sick? 40:47 – Could you explain...

Duration:00:54:58

#10645 Open Forum - Patrick Madrid

5/26/2022
Questions Covered: 06:37 – Has the Church ever taught geo-centrism as a definitive teaching? 15:20 – I debated Patrick back in 1992 when I was an evangelical and I am Catholic now! I wanted to say hello! 19:09 – My problem with Catholicism is the teaching in Amoris Laetitia on divorced people being able to receive communion. What about the other spouse? 22:44 – How are we not going to sin in heaven? 30:47 – How do I go about converting my friend to Catholicism? 37:24 – Why is it that Jesus...

Duration:00:54:58

#10644 Open Forum - Jim Blackburn

5/25/2022
Questions Covered: 05:30 – Why do Catholics deny the idea of once saved always saved if in 1 Jn 3:6 it says, “Whoever keeps sinning has not known Jesus?” 15:11 – With the recent mass shooting in Texas, is it safe to infer that God does not intervene in these situations due to the respect he has for free will? 21:36 – What’s the Catholic perspective on the marriage of two protestants? Would the Church consider it a valid marriage?...

Duration:00:54:58

#10643 Open Forum - Tim Staples

5/25/2022
Questions Covered: 03:26 – If Mary was conceived without sin, how does it not detract from Christ’s divinity? 24:11 – Does God know if God knows if we are going to heaven or hell? If so, why would he create someone to go to hell? 42:03 – What’s the consensus on what’s going to happen after the general judgment? 49:50 – I’ve started feeling uncomfortable praying before meals in public. Is it ok for me to pray in the car so I won’t have to pray in public? 52:44 – Are the marriages in the Old...

Duration:00:54:58

#10642 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

5/24/2022
Questions Covered: 06:04 – Where is hope in the phrase “Faith working through love?” 11:42 – What is the Catholic view on Luther’s 95 theses? Do you have any resources to continue my study on it? 17:49 – How does a person whose mute participate in the sacrament of reconciliation? 23:05 – How do I respond to a protestant who does not believe in regenerative baptism because they say it can be used as a get out of jail free card? 28:37 – Jesus told his disciples that he was going to resurrect...

Duration:00:54:58

#10641 Chastity - Jason Evert

5/24/2022
Questions Covered: 11:43 – You’re using a lot of emotional language. Why should people object to their decision to choose their gender? 18:41 – I’ve never heard of consecrated virginity until recently. Until when do we start exploring that option? 23:30 Children in the womb are given hormones that make them more masculine or feminine, that is why we have so much confusion. 33:04 – What would you say to someone who struggles with pornography? 36:52 – Could you give me resources on what...

Duration:00:54:58

#10640 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

5/21/2022
Questions Covered: 07:03 – I have non-Catholic friends who asked me to preside at their wedding. Is this acceptable? 22:01 – Why don’t Catholics ever bring up the Magnificat as evidence for Mary’s importance? 29:01 – How do I reconcile the differences between these two verses? Mk. 9:40 and Mt. 12:30. 35:27 – What makes the St. Michael Scapular different from a talisman? 39:37 – What’s your opinion on the Sworn Book of Honorius and Solomonic Magic? 44:24 – In John 17, Is that the prayer that...

Duration:00:54:58

#10639 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

5/21/2022
Questions Covered: 17:15 – Is there a cessation of apostolic gifts? 23:14 – Is it morally acceptable for a supreme court nominee to lie in order to get on the court to strike down abortion? 35:32 – Who are the watchers mentioned in the book of Enoch? 41:10 – I grew up believing in the rapture. I was recently told that it’s wrong but was never told what is right. What do Catholics believe? 48:37 – How can you be absolutely sure that Christianity is the right religion? 52:25 – How does a...

Duration:00:54:58

#10638 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

5/20/2022
Questions Covered: 03:33 – I heard that historically confessions were in groups and out loud. I heard that they only confessed major mortal sins but not the more minor mortal sins. Is this true? 11:59 – How do I stay focused on God with secular friends? 14:48 – Micah 5:5-6 Prophecy of the messiah. Did this happen in history and how do we interpret this? 20:38 – Is it morally permissible to help fathers return to their families even though they are not married? Would I possibly be bringing...

Duration:00:54:58

#10637 What is an Authentic Catholic Culture? - Fr. Hezekias Carnazzo

5/20/2022
Questions Covered: 8:00 – With corporations now offering their employees funding to cross state lines to get abortions, how should a Catholic handle this? 22:45 – I’ve learned about alternative coffee shops that donate to pro-life causes. Is that something to consider doing? 29:02 – Could you explain how you are a married priest? 31:35 – How do you go about having a relationship without including sexual immorality in order to create a Catholic culture? 44:11 – I’m interested in writing...

Duration:00:54:58

#10636 Why Aren’t You Catholic? - Joe Heschmeyer

5/19/2022
Questions Covered: 02:58 – My biggest issue with the Church is language. You use similar words for different meanings. 19:22 – I’m not Catholic because I don’t know which religion to follow since there’s so many different churches out there. I just believe in Jesus. 30:06 – I was brought up protestant and have recently felt the call to be Catholic. Why did Jesus descend into hell? Where do I start to be Catholic? 36:42 – I’m not Catholic because I don’t believe in Jesus, who I believe is...

Duration:00:54:58

#10635 Why Aren’t You Catholic? - Joe Heschmeyer

5/19/2022
Questions Covered: 05:35 – My husband isn’t Catholic anymore because he doesn’t think God is good. How can I respond? The problem of evil is his big objection. 14:12 – I’m not Catholic because they don’t pray directly to God. Why is that? 20:35 – I’m not Catholic because I grew up as a southern Baptist and had all the preconceived notions that a Baptist has. I am feeling drawn to the Church. Where do I start? 24:31 – I’m not Catholic because I can’t fully comprehend the Eucharist. 35:13 – I...

Duration:00:54:58

#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