Catholic Answers LIVECatholic Answers LIVE

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 (3-4 PM Pacific) on over 360 AM and FM stations in the United States, Sirius Satellite Radio channel 130, and through the Internet at If you can't listen live, you can subscribe to our podcast or download individual shows from our MP3 archive. 

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Questions Covered:

03:32 – I’m protestant looking into the Church. Does a protestant have to redo salvation?
13:22 – Some people use scripture to denigrate Jews. What does the Church say about this?
24:48 – Rev 19:16 says Jesus will return on a horse with a name inscribed on him. Does this mean that animals are in heaven and that tattoos are acceptable?
31:45 – What does the Church teach about illegitimate children?
34:38 – Does it make the pope a heretic for praising Martin Luther?
37:31 – Do we believe in the antichrist as a person?
41:43 – Why don’t you talk about the Palestinian people?
49:55 – I always thought that animals were in heaven. Can you clarify?

Questions Covered:

03:09 – What is the best evidence for the existence of demons?
08:43 – How can we defend an immaterial soul or a dualist perspective in light of modern neuroscience?
20:05 – My wife and I are looking to getting our wedding blessed in the Church. What’s the distinction between marriage within the Church and marriage outside the Church?
28:28 – Should we make Catholicism the state religion of Canada?
31:32 – I read a story of a person who had 8-9 exorcisms done. Why would God allow someone to go through it that many times?
40:35 – If a priest skips the words of consecration, is it still a valid mass?
43:30 – What is purgatory and how does that affect our eternity?
47:07 – Regarding sola scriptura debate: the best case against ss is that it doesn’t pass its own test. Can you expound on that argument?
52:42 – Did the Church change the eucharistic formula by only using bread and not wine in the 12th century? How do I respond to this?

Questions Covered:

11:55 – Should I be reading the bible from cover to cover?
16:59 – I’m protestant looking into Catholicism. What is 1 Tim 3? How come priests can’t be married?
21:01 – Why does Elijah and Moses appear in the Transfiguration?
29:31 – A Protestant told me that Catholics worship the same God as Islam. How do I respond?
34:36 – Is there anything that supports the idea of cultural Catholicism? Saying if the culture doesn’t accept it, then the Church shouldn’t enforce it. Does the bible accept or reject it?
41:28 – The Gospel of Matthew says that Jesus condemns divorce except for the case of unchastity. What is that?
44:06 – I’ve been grappling with the issue of women’s silence in the church, as mentioned in 1 Corinthians 14:34-35. Could you help me understand why it states that women should remain silent in the church and ask their questions to their husbands? I have read so many articles and watched videos but didn’t satisfy.
47:19 – You said a person cannot divorce, remarry and receive communion. Is this true? Did I hear you correctly?
49:39 – Was St. Dismas the first saint in heaven? Where were the other souls of the Old Testament?

Questions Covered:

18:54 – Why didn’t Jesus keep the wounds from his scourging?
23:05 – Since Jesus has a body in heaven and so does Mary, are we going to have the same bodies purified and cleansed in heaven?
43:12 – It makes sense to me that Jesus changed his physical appearance, and they didn’t recognize him. I’m a recovering alcoholic and people didn’t recognize when I became sober.
50:50 – 1. Cor 15:28 What does this mean? And how do I respond to people who claim this disproved Jesus divinity?

09:04 – How can I reconcile Adam, Eve and Evolution?
17:05 – What are your thoughts on magnetism, gravity and light? It almost seems like there’s a spiritual element to them that we can’t explain. Good
22:27 – Is it plausible to conclude that there must be a God, seeing how inanimate matter cannot create on its own? Good
33:36 – Is there an agreed upon definition of science?
37:27 – When Jesus said, you will have life more abundantly, do you think he was referring to the future and scientific discovery in the temporal world?
44:27 – The Church teaches all humans are persons but there seems to be circumstances where persons don’t exist in humans like, braindead people and zygotes. What are your thoughts on this?
52:35 – I’m a homeschooling mom and feel unprepared for the scientific subjects. How can I prepare?


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