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San Diego, CA

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It is an two hour, daily, call-in radio program that airs live. It features topics that touch on every aspect of our lives as Christians. You'll hear discussions on just about everything the Church teaches, including shows that deal with doctrinal controversies, family concerns, political and social issues, evangelization, ethics--you name it!

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


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Episodes

#8149 The Marian Option (Pre-recorded) -

8/16/2017
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Duration: 00:54:44


#8148 Apologetics and the Christian Imagination (Pre-recorded) -

8/16/2017
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#8147 Why do You Reject Catholic Morality? - Trent Horn

8/15/2017
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We ask listeners, “Why do you reject Catholic morality?” Their answers create enlightening conversations with apologist Trent Horn. Questions and Topics Covered: 02:12 - How can you condemn a homosexual for being a practicing homosexual? 09:45 - If a person agrees that human life begins at conception, but says that abortion is allowed because the human life is not sentient, what would you say? 21:28 - Why does the Church allows NFP but not contraception? 29:01 - Why does the Church allow...

Duration: 00:54:44


#8146 Why do You Reject Catholic Morality? - Trent Horn

8/15/2017
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We ask listeners, “Why do you reject Catholic morality?” Their answers create enlightening conversations with apologist Trent Horn. Questions and Topics Covered: 07:25 - I’ve been agonizing over buying a new luxury car. What is allowed without being greedy? 19:55 - Is the Church not as strong on capital punishment as it is abortion and assisted suicide? 22:29 - According to a Priest, the only allowable type of sex is intercourse. What about other types? 30:59 - I have a question about...

Duration: 00:53:44


#8145 Thoughtful Theism - Fr. Andrew Younan

8/12/2017
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Questions Covered: 29:30 - Could there be spirits or energy instead of God? 32:14 - I was raised protestant but was interested in Catholicism so I spoke with a priest. He said things like “Jesus is not the way” and that we can get to him through Buddhism. Is that really what the Church teaches? 35:46 - What would be a piece of advice for how to approach atheists without having a desire to be in a debate? 41:30 - Do you think that the west's messing around with Aristotle has caused a poor...

Duration: 00:54:44


#8144 The Bible Blueprint for the Priesthood - Karlo Broussard

8/12/2017
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Questions Covered: 14:12 - My friends claim that St. Paul was the 12th apostle, and that the other 11 apostles were impatient in appointing St. Mathias. Is this true? 19:55 - How do you deal when a priest or bishop or pope says something that does not align with Church teachings? 29:16 - Can you explain which Biblical text fills the gap from Jesus and the apostles to a priesthood where the Eucharist is confected? 43:41 - Who is interpreting the Bible that we have to have priests? Is it the...

Duration: 00:53:44


#8143 Open Forum - Mark Brumley

8/11/2017
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The callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief.

Duration: 00:54:44


#8142 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

8/11/2017
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The callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief.

Duration: 00:53:44


#8140 Your Spiritual Life - Fr. Vincent Serpa O.P.

8/10/2017
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Father Vincent Serpa takes questions of a pastoral nature in this hour devoted to the care of souls, growth in the spiritual life, and healthy relationships. Questions Covered: 11:09 - What does a Catholic do if they need to pray, but don’t feel like it? 14:43 - We’re about to enter 40 years of marriage, but my husband stopped going to Mass. He won’t share why. I want to get my marriage blessed at 40 years. Is this possible now that he doesn’t go to Mass? 17:25 - I heard that for Dominicans,...

Duration: 00:53:44


#8139 Open Forum - Tim Staples

8/9/2017
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Questions Covered: My parents were civilly divorced after being married for 35 years. My dad recently “remarried.” My mom is living with her boyfriend. I don’t agree with my parents behavior at all, what do I do? Would Catholics support the rebuilding of the Temple on the Temple Mount? Once you confess your sins to a priest are you required to admit to those sins if questioned about them? A lot of Genesis is supposed to be taken as poetry, so how much of the whole Old Testament is historical...

Duration: 00:54:44


#8137 Why We're Catholic - Trent Horn

8/8/2017
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Questions Covered: Why does the Catholic Church have a teaching on Purgatory? We gave a copy to my agnostic brother-in-law skimmed through your book and said it’s more for Christians. He doesn’t really want to read it since he doesn’t see any importance to the topic. Where can I go from here with him? Does the Catholic Church teach that if we pray hard enough or long enough, we get these supernatural powers like healing, seeing demons, praying in tongues, etc.? Why did earlier saints scourge...

Duration: 00:54:44


#8135 Protestant Reformation or Revolution? - Steve Weidenkopf

8/5/2017
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Five hundred years ago Christendom was cut to pieces. How should we think about this period and the men who led the revolt? Questions Covered: 19:54 - I’m looking for an answer to the objection some protestants give that the Catholic Church was created in 325 AD. 23:56 - Hilaire Belloc said something about the fracturing of society during the Protestant Reformation which increased individualism. Is Belloc right about what happened and can his analysis be applied today? 32:27 - What was the...

Duration: 00:54:44


#8134 Reaching Inactive Catholics - Fr. Mike Schmitz

8/5/2017
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Most Catholics have at least one loved one they would like to help return to the sacraments. One of Youtube's most famous priests helps us consider how to do that. Questions Covered: 15:47 - Could increasing access to adoration help in reaching inactive Catholics? 20:47 - I have a 20 year old in the military. He says he prays every night but he isn’t going to Church. Does you have any tips on how to encourage my son? 28:10 - I know some former Catholics and their biggest hang up is the...

Duration: 00:53:44


#8133 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

8/4/2017
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Jimmy Akin answers any question regarding Catholicism. This hour concludes the on air portion of our quarterly pledge drive. Become part of the team by donating to Catholic Answers Live at www.catholicanswersradio.com or by calling 888-291-8000. Thank you for all of your help and support. May God bless you. Questions Covered: 08:45 - How is a lay blessing different from a clerical blessing? What are the criteria of private prayer versus public prayer? 19:00 - How do we balance the...

Duration: 00:54:44


#8131 Open Forum - Tim Staples

8/3/2017
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Tim Staples answers any question regarding Catholicism. We also continue with day two of our quarterly pledge drive. Become part of the team by donating to Catholic Answers Live at www.catholicanswersradio.com or by calling 888-291-8000. Thank you for all of your help and support. May God bless you. Questions Covered: 05:33 - Can you help me with my struggle with impurity? 19:34 - Regarding the Trinity and Eucharist, do we receive the Father and Holy Spirit in the body and blood? 22:55 -...

Duration: 00:54:44


#8129 Open Forum - Tim Staples

8/2/2017
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Tim Staples answers any question regarding Catholicism. We also continue with day one of our quarterly pledge drive. Become part of the team by donating to Catholic Answers Live at www.catholicanswersradio.com or by calling 888-291-8000. Thank you for all of your help and support. May God bless you. Questions Covered: 06:03 - Why do we pray to Mary? 12:53 - My best friend left the Church and is sure that it was the right thing for her to do. I have been trying to send her information about...

Duration: 00:54:44


#8128 Open Forum - Tim Staples

8/2/2017
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Tim Staples answers any question regarding Catholicism. We also begin our quarterly pledge drive. Become part of the team by donating to Catholic Answers Live at www.catholicanswersradio.com or by calling 888-291-8000. Thank you for all of your help and support. May God bless you. Questions Covered: 05:47 - On Saturday evenings and the eves of holy days when we are able to go to Mass to count towards our obligation, should we also treat it like a holy day and refrain from working? 07:14 -...

Duration: 00:53:44


#8126 Why Aren't You Catholic? - Trent Horn

8/1/2017
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Staff Apologist Trent Horn asks listeners, “Why Aren’t You Catholic?” Their answers spark some unexpected conversations. Questions and Covered: 06:06 - I do not understand the little areas of the Church that have a statue of a Saint, what are those and what am I supposed to do there? 22:11 - I am not Catholic because of predestination and Adam and Eve 36:31 - I do not understand the Catholic view on birth control. If people don’t want kids why do we make them have kids? If we use natural...

Duration: 00:53:44


#8124 Navigating the Tiber - Devin Rose

7/29/2017
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Taking our lead from Devin's book, Navigating the Tiber, we take caller's questions on how to bring friends and family to the fullness of the Faith. Questions Covered: 19:17 - My father is struggling with the verse in James 5:12. Can you help me explain this verse to my father? 27:25 - I am an atheist and I am wondering whether or not Devin was a true atheist, and if he was a true atheist, how can he have become Catholic? 33:30 - I am married to a protestant, and my prayer is that she will...

Duration: 00:53:44


#8122 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

7/28/2017
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The callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief. Questions Covered: 08:31 - Can you help me to defend the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist? 17:33 - What is the ground of the moral law? Is it God or reason itself? 27:59 - If the Pope is making a political statement, and he’s not speaking ex cathedra, and you don’t agree...

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