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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!

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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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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Episodes

#8419 Open Forum - Jim Blackburn

2/20/2018
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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: 03:50 - I understand that an annulment is a declaration that a marriage was never valid in the first place. That seems similar to a Protestant understanding of justification that says if one sins then he was never a real Christian. Is the Catholic understanding...

Duration:00:54:44

#8418 Open Forum - Tim Staples

2/20/2018
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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: 04:21 - Is it true that the pope during WWII helped Hitler? 15:57 - Do children born through in vitro have souls? 17:11 - Why is it that we can have occasions of merit yet can't merit the grace of final perseverance? 19:00 - I had some Jehovah's Witnesses pass...

Duration:00:54:44

#8417 The Why's of Catholic Belief - Karlo Broussard

2/19/2018
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Questions Covered: 08:24 - Why do Catholics pray to Mary? 21:16 - Why do we believe in the Assumption? 30:50 - How can I explain that to Protestants who don’t believe that God's nature is simple? 41:35 - Why are certain sacraments only available to Catholics and why do you have closed communion? 45:52 - Why can’t Catholics attend the wedding of fallen away Catholics? 51:14 - Why do Catholics believe that Jesus turned off his divinity when he was on this earth so that he could pray to God?...

Duration:00:54:44

#8416 How to Read the Bible - Mary Healy

2/19/2018
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Questions Covered: 19:27 - Which parts of the theory of evolution go against Catholic teaching? 22:35 - I read the bible literally, which Vatican II said is okay to do. How do we tolerate our pastors who do not read it literally? 30:58 - Do you believe there was a real Adam and Eve or is it just meant to be a teaching story? 35:37 - How do I interpret the passages where John the Baptist was baptizing before Jesus was around? 43:53 - How much has the Bible changed over the centuries? 47:30 -...

Duration:00:54:44

#8415 Black and Catholic - Gloria Purvis

2/16/2018
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Questions and Topics Covered: 20:43 - I’m black and Catholic. My mom is a convert to Catholicism. People were always puzzled why I was Catholic. 34:43 - One of the things that drew me to the Catholic Church was the openness to all races. 49:40 - I admire you stepping out and answering God’s call to become Catholic. Resources Mentioned: https://www.nbccongress.org/ Desegregating the Altar by Stephen J. Ochs

Duration:00:54:44

#8413 Open Forum - Fr. John Trigilio

2/15/2018
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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: 05:10 - Why do we show compassion for the criminal in incidents such as the shooting that occurred yesterday versus showing compassion for the victims? 14:47 - Is there any documentation of an account of Our Lady encountering her son Jesus during his 30 Day...

Duration:00:54:44

#8412 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

2/15/2018
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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: 03:03 - Can you explain whether or not confessed sins are exposed to mankind during the general judgement? 06:11 - Given Jesus is fully God and fully Man, did he know everything that God knows? 11:40 - I have a mental illness and I’m wondering what the Church...

Duration:00:54:44

#8411 Seven Stages of Divine Intimacy - Rose Sweet

2/14/2018
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Questions Covered: 21:31 - How do you handle a romantic relationship that you know is not going to work? 38:00 - You mentioned, “dating” Jesus and not going to the “bridal chamber”. I feel this describes me in the past. I often feel guilty about this. How do I live in the present? 47:46 - I’ve been married 23 years and going through a divorce. I returned to the Church one year ago. I’m not sure how to handle all of this and need some advice. 50:39 - I went through an Immaculata program...

Duration:00:54:44

#8410 The Chaplain Is In - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

2/14/2018
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We focus on pastoral concerns but welcome any question callers would like to ask a Catholic priest as we are joined by the Catholic Answers chaplain, Norbertine Father Hugh Barbour. Questions Covered: 07:12 - Are parts of the theory of evolution acceptable to teach to our children? 16:29 - In counseling someone in a 12-step capacity, the 5th step is similar to confession, but not sacramental obviously. What’s the parallel between admitting our wrongs to others and the sacrament of...

Duration:00:54:44

#8409 Open Forum - Tim Staples

2/13/2018
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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: 03:02 - It seems like there are some high ranking people in the Church that espouse shocking views. Why don’t the orthodox leaders in the Church speak up more to correct them? 16:50 - What is penance, and what is a penitential “walk” as done at Fatima? 30:05 -...

Duration:00:54:44

#8405 Is the Prosperity Gospel Really Good News? - Fr. Sebastian Walshe

2/9/2018
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Questions Covered: 15:34 - What is the Catholic teaching on building collections of things, such as coins, toys and minerals? 22:05 - I was at a Protestant talk where the leader shared his theology of faith and works. He stated God will only save us through faith, but that works also have a part. One of the suggested works was to contribute monetarily that day, so that we might have monetary treasure in Heaven. Have you ever heard of this type of theology? 36:30 - I would argue it is very...

Duration:00:54:44

#8404 The Bible Blueprint for Purgatory - Karlo Broussard

2/9/2018
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Questions Covered: 15:48 - I understand we need to go to purgatory to be purified before going to Heaven. How are we released from purgatory, and how can we minimize the length of time spent in purgatory? 21:24 - You said that the Church does not define the length of time one spends in purgatory. If this is true, how could the Church offer indulgences? This seems like a contradiction. 30:55 - Can a soul in purgatory pray for another soul in purgatory? 35:39 - Where can we find references...

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#8403 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

2/8/2018
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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: 07:49 - What is the enchiridion symbolorum? If someone is confirmed outside the Catholic Church, do they have to get reconfirmed? 15:13 - Is the role of the Paraclete...

Duration:00:54:44

#8402 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

2/8/2018
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Jimmy Akin answers any question regarding Catholicism. We begin our final day 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: 08:55 - Pope Pius X promulgated the Roman Missal, what did he do to standardize it in the East after he had standardized it in the West? 21:24 - Why did Jesus say “whoever wants to...

Duration:00:54:44

#8401 Open Forum - Tim Staples

2/7/2018
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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: 05:58 - What is the Catholic view if my pregnant wife takes progesterone supplements to help prevent premature delivery? 09:09 - In the gospel of Matthew, the graves of the...

Duration:00:54:44

#8400 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

2/7/2018
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Jimmy Akin answers any question regarding Catholicism. We begin 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: 08:01 - I am the only Catholic in my family and I am constantly hearing swearing within my family. It really bothers me. What can I do? 15:53 - How could St. Peter even think about...

Duration:00:54:44

#8399 Open Forum - Tim Staples

2/6/2018
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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: 08:09 - Can you please explain scrupulosity? 17:20 - Can a non-Catholic go to Confession? 22:23 - When we pray to saints how do we know for sure they are in Heaven? 37:10 -...

Duration:00:54:44

#8397 Why Are You an Atheist? - Trent Horn

2/5/2018
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Questions and Topics Covered: 03:52 - After something devastating happened to me I was forced to consider whether my faith was grounded in anything real. I came to the conclusion that I had no evidence for the existence of God. God became irrelevant. 14:56 - I am comfortable in a world with or without a God. 30:59 - I am an atheist because I do not believe that we need any apologetic explanation for the existence of God if there was a God. 43:00 - I cannot reconcile the idea that a God who...

Duration:00:54:44

#8396 Why Are You an Atheist? - Trent Horn

2/5/2018
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Questions and Topics Covered: 16:50 - When God speaks only human lips move. There is no true way to prove that God Exists. 29:25 - I feel that there is not enough answers or truth for me to commit to any specific religion. I do not want to join a faith if it is wrong or misleading. 45:45 - I simply haven’t been convinced. None of the “gods” from history seem convincing. 52:09 - There is no possibility that there is a God. I do not claim to be an atheist because if you say you are an...

Duration:00:54:44

#8395 Made for Love - Fr. Mike Schmitz

2/2/2018
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Internet sensation Father Mike Schmitz stops by for a conversation about his new book, Made for Love: Same-Sex Attractions and the Catholic Church. Questions Covered: 16:15 - How can we as Catholics love our friends who live an active gay lifestyle? 21:45 - My son is same-sex attracted. His father committed adultery and left us and I think my son is rebelling. Any advice? 30:58 - I’m a youth group leader. There is a transgender group of kids at my teens’ high school and they tend to be...

Duration:00:54:44

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