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. 

Call in with your question at 1-888-31-TRUTH!


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Questions Covered:

02:02 – The Catholic Church says that no evil thing can enter into heaven. Then how can Satan enter heaven accuse the brethren before God?
07:31 – Who can bless people? Can we only bless our children? If someone baptizes their child in a non-emergency situation, would it be valid and would it be a sin?
15:27 – My parents are Pentecostal and have recently been asking why we don’t celebrate Easter on Passover or any other Jewish feasts? How should I respond?
22:16 – I’ve been meeting with Jehovah’s Witnesses. They claim that the bible says that the name of God (Jehovah) must be used. How do I respond?
29:04 – I was arguing with a protestant who said Jesus can’t be sacramentally present in the Eucharist because of Hebrew 9:28. What is the
35:28 – Does the Church teach that all truths that are necessary for salvation are found in the bible?
43:01 – Are the 3 persons of the Trinity co-equal?
47:54 – What if a person baptized a child without the knowledge that they weren’t supposed to? Is that sinful?
51:16 – I disagree with your comment that God did away with the law

Questions Covered:

03:41 – This YouTube user’s main stumbling block to Catholicism was Divine Hiddenness. Why doesn’t God show himself to us?
15:36 – My son is scrupulous. If my son is in a state of mortal sin but desires to go to confession and suddenly dies, what is the disposition of his soul?
20:12 – Hypothetical Question: Would lay people be able to offer the sacraments if there were no more clergy?
25:09 – CCC 83 says sacred tradition needs to be of apostolic origin. Why isn’t there a consensus on the number of sacraments?
44:30 – Is the essence of the Trinity the first person of the trinity, the Father?
50:22 – My husband says he doesn’t believe in the Catholic Church anymore. Is he committing a mortal sin if he continues to receive communion?

Questions Covered:

20:17 – Is there a correlation between couples not using birth control and the success in raising catholic children?
21:55 – I am Catholic, but my husband is Protestant. I find it hard to bring the Faith, especially the Rosary, in our household in ways that are non-threatening to my spouse. Any advice for parents in this situation?
33:11 – What can we do for the the 85% of kids who are raised Catholic who don’t practice?
46:00 – What advice do you have for grandparents for their children’s children?
50:19 – My wife is Catholic but has a superficial faith. How can I approach her about this without pushing her away?

Questions Covered: 

04:57 – Can you explain the speaking of tongue references in Acts 2?  
14:17 – Why don’t Catholics need to receive the body and blood at the same time?  
20:13 – When someone receive absolution at confession, is there ever a need to do additional penance above what the priest asks?  
31:13 – When God said he is a jealous God what does He mean? 
34:45 – Why would we need our body after second resurrection references in CCC 1059? 
39:49 – Can you explain the option of internal forum for a Catholic who was denied annulment?  
43:08 – Is there anything we are encouraged to do for St. Catherine of Siena’s feast day? 
45:13 – When Catholics discuss things with Muslim, should we mention the personal life of Mohamed?  
47:06 – Hypothetically, if a Catholic priest was elected in the next election, would he have to be laicized to take office?  
50:00 – Is there any place in the bible that mentions the existence of Dinosaurs?   
51:05 – What is the maximum age for a man to become a priest?  

Questions Covered:

11:43 – Does it matter what the image we pray to is since we don’t pray to the actual image?
16:42 – What’s the point of Marian Consecration?
20:05 – What’s the point of the repetitive nature of the rosary and the hail holy queen prayer?
31:23 – How would you clear up a misconception that Mary is competing with our natural mothers?
34:54 – If the bible is not scientific then can’t we say that Mary’s virginity is not scientific? Wouldn’t Marian consecration be a validation of that?


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