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:

02:55 – I disagree with your statement that the apostles did not gain from spreading the gospel.
08:22 – How can I defend my new Catholic faith to my Jewish family?
16:39 – How do I defend the position that abortion should be illegal?
23:56 – Why does our modern biblical text use the Masoretic text instead of the Septuagint which is more apologetic friendly?
31:17 – I’m a revert living in the bible belt. How do I share my faith with my non-denominational Christians?
37:42 – Why is baptism a prerequisite to confession?
48:04 – How would you respond to the claim that euthanasia decreases suffering so it should be allowed

Questions Covered:

05:50 – If a person leaves the Church because they sincerely believe it’s not true, are they still in danger of going to hell?
19:53 – Does the fact that the Church grants the title of Doctor of the Church to women contradict 1 Timothy 2:11-12 that talks about women being submissive not being teachers?
28:48 – After arguing with ChatGPT trying to make it conclude in belief in Jesus, I came to realize that it was hardwired to oppose it. What are your thoughts on this?
41:17 – I’m in college and need to debate if humans are good or bad in class. How do I argue this from free will?
49:31 – If a Catholic person doesn’t believe in the real presence would they still be able to receive communion?

Questions Covered:

05:10 – Did the Old Testament permit chattel slavery?
11:05 – Regarding your recent Sola Scriptura Debate. Why did it matter that the Jews didn’t know that Isaiah was a part of the canon?
13:17 – I’m a little confused about purgatory. What exactly is it for?
17:15 – How can we be sure that the Divine Mercy revelation is true?
20:41 – If NFP is just as successful as other contraception, how does the Church differentiate the morality of one or the other?
24:46 – Was it wrong for Rahab to have lied to the guards?
31:44 – How are we supposed to interpret 1 John 5:16-17 in the context of venial and mortal sin?
41:30 – Where does motor sport fall into CCC 2290 which states, “Those incur grave guilt who, by drunkenness or a love of speed, endanger their own and others’ safety on the road.”
44:19 – If God knew us from the beginning, does this mean that time is not linear but just is?
49:38 – What do Catholics believe about Protestants who speak in tongues?
52:39 – How would one respond to a non-Catholic who claims we do more than just pray to saints like ask St. Anthony to find lost items or bury a statue of St. Joseph to buy a house?

Questions Covered:

08:16 – In order to become a sacristan, does one also have to be an extraordinary minister on holy communion?
12:30 – After the final judgment, will there be procreation?
17:56 – How can I gain enough knowledge to defend the Filioque and the papacy from the Orthodox?
20:49 – Can you elaborate on the differences between praying to Mary and the saints and contacting the dead?
37:08 – How can we not conclude that Genesis 3:18-19 would you support human composting?
44:03 – How do you know when you are truly repented of a sin rather than just being afraid of hell?

Questions Covered:

06:30 – Is belief in purgatory necessary for salvation?
17:05 – How does John 17:15 relate to the life of monks?
24:25 – How can a Catholic prove that the Church didn’t fall into apostasy after the apostolic age?
35:33 – Is human composting ethical and dignified?
43:55 – How do I respond to the claim that the Church suppressed saints and they claimed the papal bull Beatus Andraeus was the cause of this. I can’t find the document anywhere. What is it and how do I respond?
49:05 – Acts 13:33 quotes Psalms. Did they already have a Jewish canon of scripture at that time?


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