Catholic Answers Live2019-05-05T11:15:58-04:00

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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#9153 Open Forum – Jimmy Akin

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:

04:20 – My friend told me that the Catholic Church became rich because celibate and single men who became priests were rich and gave all their belongings to the Church, but if they had families, their wealth would go to their kids and not the Church. She said that’s why Catholic priests are celibate. Is that true? 
08:53 – Is it sinful to eat between mea…

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#9152 Open Forum – Jimmy Akin

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:

05:37 – Where do we get the tradition of the Stations of the Cross? How do we know he fell 3 times? 
12:29 – I am a lapsed Protestant exploring the Catholic faith. I am struggling with Catholic teaching on contraception. Can you help me understand this better? Does the Church believe that everyone should have kids all the time? 
17:45 – Is saying “…

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#9151 Truth and Tolerance – Karlo Broussard

Karlo explains truth and tolerance. “Love is not generating pleasing feelings, but willing the good for another.”
Questions Covered:

20:48 – If we celebrate everything that is intolerable, what will happen to the truth of God? Where does all this tolerance stop? If we allow things to happen that are mortal sins, are we partaking in that sin? 
28:55 – What can I tell my small son about the man who dresses as a woman, in dresses and makeup, who comes to Mass? He often sits near us.  
33:00 – We did not invite our family members’ partners to a wedding that my wife a…

By |July 17th, 2019|Categories: Catholic Answers Live, Uncategorized|0 Comments

#9150 Bioethics – Fr. Tad Pacholczyk

Fr. Tad discusses the problems of cloning, IVF, and more.
Questions Covered:

17:35 – When does life begin for an identical twin?  
21:37 – What is the best way to explain the Catholic view on cloning? 
29:18 – What would be the ethical position on developing a machine that would imitate a womb and keep a baby alive?  
35:55 – Is it true that when a woman is carrying a boy, there is a hormonal process that causes males to be able to use one side of their brain better than the other, while girls can use both well? 
40:00 – I thought Catholics were not supposed to p…

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#9149 Open Forum – Jim Blackburn

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:

02:56 – My wife and I have been invited to a memorial service for her brother-in-law. It is in a Presbyterian Church and will officiated by a woman. Should we attend the memorial? 
07:29 – What is the requirement for tithing in the Catholic Church? I am becoming Catholic, but my husband is not. 
15:06 – Does it matter whether some of the OT figures…

By |July 16th, 2019|Categories: Catholic Answers Live, Uncategorized|0 Comments