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!
Catholic Answers Live airs every Monday through Friday from 6-8 PM Eastern (3-5 PM Pacific) on over 360 AM and FM stations in the United States, Sirius Satellite Radio channel 130, and through the Internet at catholic.com. If you can’t listen live, you can subscribe to our podcast or download individual shows from our MP3 archive.
04:13 – Is a baby born through artificial insemination still a human with a soul?
15:30 – In Genesis, childbirth was a punishment for Eve eating from the tree of knowledge. Why is this now seen as a beautiful and good thing?
23:07 – Can a Catholic medical provider prescribe oral contraception?
36:25 – My niece was quoting verses from Scripture to promote abortion. How can I combat this?
36:25 – My niece was quoting verses from Scripture to promote abortion. How can I combat this? Persuasive Pro-life
46:20 – Which contraceptives cause abortions? Is it ever permissible for a married couple to use those kinds of contraceptives?
18:20 – My dad is a fallen away Catholic. How can I bring him back to the faith?
22:17 – How do you get through to someone who says they don’t need anybody to lead them when the Holy Spirit is within them?
29:33 – How do I defend the Eucharist to my Baptist father? Is there evidence for it in Scripture?
37:59 – Are the four gospels for the Jews and not for us? My friend said only St. Paul’s letters were for us, Gentiles.
47:54 – My daughter’s friend is leaving the Church and becoming 7th Day Adventist and says he can no longer be her friend. How can she speak to him about this?
07:29 – How is Christ present at Mass all over the world each Sunday?
16:35 – Why do we believe in purgatory and what is it all about?
21:12 – During Vatican II, active participation in the Mass was encouraged. What does that mean?
29:25 – What did St. Paul say about the Eucharist?
32:18 – What is a devotion to a saint or Mary?
35:47 – Is praying the rosary necessary for salvation?
42:07 – What is the source of the mystical body of Christ and how does it relate to suffering?
47:20 – How is it that Jesus dying on the Cross saved us all?
02:49 – How can a Catholic School’s science class help the world we live in?
07:40 – Why are Catholics not allowed to get married on Easter Saturday?
13:06 – What is the Church’s teaching on NFP? Is it contraception?
18:50 – Why is a mortal sin not to go to Mass on Sundays?
21:57 – If Mary had saved a lock of Jesus’ hair, would we worship it like the Eucharist?
31:25 – Did God the Father create the universe or God the Son?
35:00 – Do teens who are not ready still receive the graces of Confirmation?
43:35 – How do I answer a 6th grader who asked why homosexuality is wrong?
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.
04:00 – Why aren’t indulgences as pervasive now as they were before Vatican II?
09:50 – How can I talk to someone about Catholicism who is antagonistic towards the faith?
18:00 – I went to a non-Catholic wedding and the officiant said he was a templar. What could he mean?
22:00 – Is it sinful to receive Communion when you’ve arrived late to Mass?
30:15 – Why do you have to go to a priest to confess sin?
40:55 – If God loves us, why should we fear him?
45:06 – Is there any theological leeway for us to have married priests?
50:34 – Does the Bible say explicitly how the priest has the power to transform the bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Christ?