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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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#9285 Why Aren’t You Catholic? – Jimmy Akin

Questions Covered: 

04:13 – I’m not Catholic because I don’t believe in praying to Mary because I don’t see it in Scripture. 
16:31 – I’m not Catholic because I find religion to be immoral and the act of worship to be immoral. Religion primes a community to need a dear leader to save them from ourselves since we’re broken.  
How can I respond to my ex-Catholic, now orthodox, friend who says the early Church fathers did not agree on the papacy?  
42:43 – I am not Catholic because I’m a Christian and I don’t believe in the worship of the saints. Also, Catholics don’t bel…

By |October 18th, 2019|Categories: Catholic Answers Live, Uncategorized|0 Comments

#9284 Jesus and the Dead Sea Scrolls – John Bergsma

Questions Covered: 

15:59 – What can I reference to help me to get my brother out of the Torah and into Catholicism?  
28:21 – Do the Dead Sea Scrolls support the LDS saying that Scripture has been corrupted?  
29:59 – Which books are found in the Dead Sea scrolls? Is the Apocrypha there? 
42:40 – What is the most significant portion of the scrolls other than Scripture that would affect a person’s faith life? 

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#9283 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:

01:27 – In Luke’s gospel, in the agony of the garden, it says that the disciples were a stones’ throw away from Jesus. Who could have heard him speak in the garden?  
05:01 – My parish tells me that in order to get married in the Church, my fiancé, who was previously married outside of the Church, must get an annulment. Is this true? 
 13:10 – How …

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

#9282 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:

09:45 – What are the implications for someone who thinks they’ve been baptized but have not?  
14:14 – Is it true that to be saved you must submit to the Pope? 
19:34 – How do you measure good works and know when you’ve done enough? What happens to someone who makes a death-bed conversion and was not able to do any works? 
28:51 – If we belie…

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#9281 Can Doctrine Develop? – Joe Heschmeyer

Questions Covered:

14:55 – Can you discuss the development of the Marian doctrines? 
21:17 – How can you tell the difference between the development of a doctrine and the distortion of the doctrine? 
28:54 – How can the Church teach in the Creed that Jesus descended into hell after he was crucified when he tells the thief on the cross that he would be with him in paradise that day?  
35:20 – What do you think about the changes about the death penalty? Is this a development?  
43:53 – How does Christ descending into the bosom of Abraham interact with Thomas Aquina…

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