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Catholic Answers Focus2018-05-29T22:01:12-05:00

Catholic Answers Focus, the exciting new podcast produced by Catholic Answers! Catholic Answers Focus highlights in-depth conversations with Catholic leaders, newsmakers, and unsung heroes of faith. With a wide array of topics and guests, and compelling commentary on current events, Catholic Answers Focus has something for everyone.

#212 Can Anyone Define Marriage? (Part 1) – Fr. Sebastian Walshe

Marriage has been redefined by the state, but was there ever a precise definition of marriage? Could reason lead us to such a definition? And who is the competent authority to decide these things?

Cy: Hello and welcome again to Catholic Answers Focus. I am Cy Kellett, your host, and I wonder, can you explain marriage? It’s not unusual today to be asked for your definition of marriage, what makes a marriage a marriage, why do you think that that’s what marriage is? It’s a bit like being asked to define truth or goodness. It’s so fundamental that precise definitions are …

By |October 16th, 2019|Categories: Catholic Answers Focus, Uncategorized|0 Comments

#211 Can a Christian Drink? – Adam Minihan

They drink, they smoke, they make a popular show for Catholic men (The Catholic Man Show), so we ask Adam and David to justify Catholic teaching on the acceptability of drinking. Wouldn’t God prefer that we all just stay away from the sauce and stick with tea? That depends, it turns out.

Cy Kellett: Hello and welcome again to Catholic Answers Focus. I am Cy, your host, and we are delighted this week to welcome David and Adam Minihan, the men from The Catholic Man Show. Also, the founders of St. Michael Radio in Tulsa, Oklahoma. David and Adam are, in addition to being radio founders and hosts…

By |October 9th, 2019|Categories: Catholic Answers Focus, Uncategorized|0 Comments

#210 The Church Fathers Didn’t Teach Sola Scriptura (Part 2) – Shaun McAfee

We continue our conversation with the author of Reform Yourself! and the founder and editor of EpicPew.com on whether the Church Fathers believed in Sola Scriptura with looks at Athanasius, Cyril of Jerusalem, and Augustine.

Cy Kellett: This time Athanasius, Cyril of Jerusalem and Augustine, did they support Sola Scriptura?
Cy Kellett: Hello and welcome again to Catholic Answers Focus. I am Cy Kellett, your host, and we’re in the midst of a conversation with Shaun McAfee, the author of Reform Yourself, among other books. Shaun wrote a series of four articles for Catholic Answers Magazin…

By |October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Catholic Answers Focus, Uncategorized|0 Comments

#209 Disordered or Just Different? – Karlo Broussard

Is the Catechism of the Catholic Church too harsh in calling homosexual inclinations “objectively disordered”? Father James Martin has suggested a change in wording to something such as “differently ordered.” Might that be helpful?

Cy Kellett: The Catechism of the Catholic Church says that homosexual inclinations are objectively disordered. Should that language be changed? Next on Catholic Answers Focus.
Cy Kellett: Hello and welcome again to Catholic Answers Focus. I am Cy Kellett, your host. And a this week we tackle a somewhat difficult subject and we will try to do so with intellectual in…

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: Catholic Answers Focus, Uncategorized|0 Comments

#208 Is Schism Coming? – Jimmy Akin

Even Pope Francis is talking about schism, so is the unity of the Church in danger? Our senior apologists tackles the meaning of “schism” and assesses the risks.

Cy Kellett: Hello, and welcome again to Catholic Answers Focus. I’m Cy Kellett, your host. Delighted to have you with us, thanks so much for joining us. Schism has been in the news recently, so we have our good friend Jimmy Akin here with us. Jimmy is senior apologist here at Catholic Answers, and the author of many things, but I’m going to point in particular to this one, Teaching With Authority: How to Cut Through Doctr…

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: Catholic Answers Focus, Uncategorized|0 Comments