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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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#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

#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