Catholic Answers Live 2019-05-05T11:15:58-04:00

Catholic Answers Live, hosted by Cy Kellett, is a daily, two-hour radio program dedicated to Catholic apologetics and evangelization. According to listener surveys, it is a runaway favorite on Catholic stations across America.

As a call-in program, Catholic Answers Live connects listeners to prominent leaders in the Church today—including scholars, nuns, priests, bishops, and cardinals—and touches on every aspect of our lives as Christians. You’ll hear discussions on just about everything relating to the Church: doctrinal controversies, family concerns,  social issues, evangelization, ethics…you name it!

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#9075 The Great Apostasy – Rod Bennett

Did the Church founded by Jesus Christ apostatize? Did Constantine found the Catholic Church? Rod Bennett, author of The Apostasy that Wasn’t, tackles these questions and more.
Questions Covered:
21:22 – When did the Catholic Church start referring to itself as the Catholic Church? And how did that come about?
28:14 – Is the Catholic Church today closer to the Judaizers that Paul talked about in Galatians and Acts?
33:44 – Many of the early Christians and some of the “Fathers” repudiated the gospel of John, the Epistle to the Hebrews, Jude, James, Pet…

By | May 24th, 2019|Categories: Catholic Answers Live, Uncategorized|0 Comments

#9073 The Chaplain Is In – Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

Questions Covered:

3:00 Is it ethical to change animals’ DNA?
13:30 – Are near-death experiences real?
22:35 – My brother is doing and has done IVF for all their children. Am I sinning by not telling him what the Church teaches about this? How can I lovingly approach them about this?
28:35 – What kinds of things can we tithe to? Does it have to be to the Church?
32:40 – Can I pray to relatives for intercession? If the prayer is answered, can I know that the relative is in heaven?
34:54 – Is there a dialogue between Protestants and Catholics so that there can be r…

By | May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Catholic Answers Live, Uncategorized|0 Comments

#9072 Open Forum – Jimmy Akin

Questions Covered: 

05:10 – With my new job I must work every other weekend and it is very difficult to go to Mass. Is it a mortal sin if I can’t go?
07:49 – I am considering converting to Catholicism. Do I need to go through RCIA? How can someone like me check this out before I really commit?
15:36 – I was talking to my Protestant mother about salvation. How can I refute the “once saved, always saved” argument she has? Where did this argument come from and why would she believe that?
20:10 – My atheist friend asked me why God wasn’t more explicit about rules about sin…

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#9071 Catholic Answers to Protestant Questions – Karlo Broussard

Questions Covered:

08:28 – How can I answer Protestants who say that all you must do to be saved is to believe and confess with your mouth?
15:31 – Prior to the Reformation, was the perpetual virginity of Mary ever in question? Why do Protestants have such a problem with this?
21:34 – How can I explain to my Protestant friend about the treasury of merit?
29:28 – Why do we have a group of cardinals deciding who the next pope is when there is apostolic succession? Shouldn’t the pope assign the next person?
34:29 – What is the temporal power of the papacy?
41:27 &#8…

By | May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Catholic Answers Live, Uncategorized|0 Comments