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Catholic Answers LIVE is a daily, call-in radio program of Catholic apologetics and evangelization airing live from 6-8 pm ET.

Catholic Answers LIVE is a daily, call-in radio program of Catholic apologetics and evangelization airing live from 6-8 pm ET.

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Catholic Answers LIVE is a daily, call-in radio program of Catholic apologetics and evangelization airing live from 6-8 pm ET.

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Episodes

#10924 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

12/7/2022
Questions Covered: 01:53 – 2. Sam. 24:1 God said to David make a census but the 1st. Chronicles 21:1 Satan entices David to take a census. Who incited David to make the census. Is this a contradiction? 12:18 – If I am in a state of mortal sin and can only get a ride from a friend who only has a provisional license and legally can’t ride with him, am I morally okay to still get a ride with him? 15:23 – How would you refute the Orthodox claim that liturgical abuse in Catholicism is the biggest...

Duration:00:54:58

#10923 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

12/7/2022
Questions Covered: 05:35 – What are your thoughts on prima scriptura over sola scriptura? 12:36 – How should we approach submission to church authority when we have problems with her teachings? 21:58 – How do I level admonishment and prudence when considering approaching a friend who married outside of the Church? 33:28 – John the Baptist knew that Jesus was the Messiah in Mt.3 but sent to question whether He was the Messiah in Mt. 11. Was he doubting Jesus? 41:23 – How does the Catholic...

Duration:00:54:58

#10922 Bioethics - Fr. Tad Pacholczyk

12/6/2022
Questions Covered: 22:01 – What’s the difference between stem cells and cell lines? 34:13 – How do we respond to people who ground human value in consciousness? 36:54 – Could you give an overview of transhumanism and if there is any link to the covid vaccine? 41:19 – What do you think is the reason why people become gay? Is it genetic or is it cultural? 46:51 – The drug Humera is made with human and animal cells. Do you know what those cells are specifically from? https://cogforlife.org/...

Duration:00:54:58

#10921 Tips for Defending the Faith - Trent Horn

12/6/2022
Questions Covered: 03:05 – How would one come to know the gender of one who is intersex? 11:21 – What’s the reasoning behind the teaching that Jesus is present in both species? 14:45 – Is it possible to live a contemplative life as a married man? 21:57 – If Adam and Eve were perfect before the fall how did they have imperfect judgment by choosing sin? 30:01 – How can we prove that Mary was always a virgin? 38:12 – How can I prove that we receive salvation through faith and works and not...

Duration:00:54:58

#10920 Weird Questions - Jimmy Akin

12/3/2022
Questions Covered: 04:01 – Imagine a technology developed that gives two people the ability to share feelings, emotions, physical sensations, etc., with each other as if they were truly experiencing the other person in the exact state that they are in at that moment in time. I’m thinking of a situation where John is trying to explain how he feels about something important, but he just can’t put it into words for Jane to understand. To solve the problem, they both connect their minds with the...

Duration:00:54:58

#10919 Open Forum - Joe Heschmeyer

12/3/2022
Questions Covered: 06:01 – What proof is there that the Catholic Church existed before the 3rd century. A Protestant challenged me on that. 12:39 – Why does the Old Testament sound so harsh? It feels like we cherry pick what we follow from it. 18:25 – Would killing a sentient robot be considered murder? 20:51 – What would be a good book to learn about the Marian dogmas? 30:30 – How do I convince an atheist or agnostic that God is real in simple terms? 32:59 – If the keys were given alone to...

Duration:00:54:58

#10918 Open Forum - Mark Brumley

12/2/2022
Questions Covered: 03:54 – What’s the Catholic perspective on self-help books? 7:45 – Did the fall of angels happen before or after Adam and Eve? 13:24 – What is a well-formed conscience and how does one form one? 20:08 – How can the NAB be an approved bible if there are some passages, mainly the story of the woman in adultery is included but states that it’s potentially not in the original? 28:50 – How did evil come to be? The bible doesn’t really talk about it but it seems like other...

Duration:00:54:58

#10917 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

12/2/2022
Questions Covered: 03:31 – Is it ok to purchase a lot of presents to someone to ask for forgiveness? 06:53 – Are the unborn persons? 11:47 – Is it possible to avoid going to purgatory? 19:23 – What level of obedience does one owe to parents, especially as adults? 29:30 – How would the Church adapt the liturgical calendar if we colonized another planet or the moon? 34:22 – How do I defend the Marian doctrines if typology is not the best way to defend doctrines in general? 42:30 – I left the...

Duration:00:54:58

#10916 Addiction and Healing - Scott Weeman

12/1/2022
Questions Covered: 13:59 – I have a history of attempts at recovery and have a traumatic brain injury, do you have any advice to get over these hurdles? 24:20 – I recently got out of a protestant recovery program and am excited to hear that there is a Catholic alternative! Could you share more about the ministry? 35:13 – How do I tell if my spouse is an alcoholic? 45:55 – Does your organization point families to programs that have good track records? 50:39 – I founded a CIR group and the...

Duration:00:54:58

#10915 Forming Catholic Leaders - Fr. Nathan Cromly

12/1/2022
Questions Covered: 23:32 – How do we address popular leaders in the Church with fringe ideas that have some prominence and lead people away from proper teaching? 30:18 – I think we should pray for the leaders who disappoint, but there’s a difference with those who are trying to change Church teaching. How do we deal with those movements that are trying to subvert the direction of the Church? 42:01 – Do you consider leadership to include laity who push clergy to do their job? 50:40 – What are...

Duration:00:55:00

#10914 Open Forum - Tim Staples

11/30/2022
Questions Covered: 02:01 – did Mary have the beatific vision? Where is the line between making jokes and being blasphemous and sacrilegious? 08:18 – Did Zoroastrianism influence Judaism or Christianity? 21:20 – In the Nicene Creed it says that Jesus will come the living and the dead, does that mean that those who have died are in the state limbo waiting for Jesus to return? 28:53 – What’s the Church’s understanding of personhood? 41:06 – If a priest is in the state of mortal sin and...

Duration:00:54:58

#10913 Open Forum - Tim Staples

11/30/2022
Questions Covered: 02:00 – If God is outside of time how does he know if someone didn’t keep holy the sabbath or perform delayed obedience? 09:55 – Was the 28th Canon of Chalcedon accepted in the east? 21:53 – How do we square the story of Adam and Eve and science? 39:56 – What do we know about God watching over us as individuals and situations in our lives? 48:37 – What is the Church’s stance on race and the specifically the biblical descendants? …

Duration:00:54:58

#10912 Ask a Priest - Fr. Sebastian Walshe

11/29/2022
Questions Covered: 03:00 – I know some very good people that have no affiliation with Christianity no belief in God. Some of them are more giving and patient than people I know that are Christian. Are they dismissed by God because they’re not baptized and don’t go to church? 13:08 – What makes a marriage valid? Does it need to be performed by an ambassador of Christ? If so, does that mean a Protestant minister cannot perform a valid marriage? 19:39 – How can one reconcile the faith when...

Duration:00:54:58

#10911 Tips for Defending the Faith - Trent Horn

11/29/2022
Questions Covered: 04:20 – How do we defend Catholic position that Muslims and Catholics worship the same God, but Mormons aren’t Christian heretics? 16:59 – How is it that some Catholics can be anti-Semitic? 30:03 – I was told by a relative that I love the Church and my faith more than I love God. Is that possible? If so, is that bad? Also, can you help me understand the protestant funeral my grandmother was buried with today? 42:14 – I’m a recent convert and after I sin I repent and trust...

Duration:00:54:58

#10908 Flannel Panel - Joe Heschmeyer

11/25/2022
Questions Covered: 03:00 – Joan “Siobhan” of Arc 14:30 – NPR Selling out to transgender ideology 20:30 – The passing of pro-abortion legislation 28:15 – Moral idiocy 36:10 – Marriage rates in the U.S. …

Duration:00:54:58

#10907 Flannel Panel - Christopher Check

11/25/2022
Questions Covered: 08:00 – Gratitude 18:00 – The Eucharist is Thanksgiving 29:20 – Pausing the Synodal process 34:30 – Religiosity based off education demographics 48:00 – Diversity in Christian denominations …

Duration:00:54:58

#10906 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

11/24/2022
Questions Covered: 06:46 – Is the newest booster vaccine approved by the Catholic Church? 11:40 – Why are the gospels named Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John if they weren’t necessarily written by those men? 19:05 – In Tobias in the Douay–Rheims I find a story about a dog and the angels. I don’t find that story in any other translation. Why is that? 34:44 – Is Mt. 28:19 a directive for everyone or just priests? 41:16 – I know we are required to forgive whether they want forgiveness, but we must...

Duration:00:54:58

#10905 Your Bible Questions - Jimmy Akin

11/24/2022
Questions Covered: 04:17 – In Gen 46-48, it says Abraham, Jacob, Isaac died in their hundreds. The calculate it by multiplying numbers. Example (5x5x7, 6x6x5, etc.). Is there a specific meaning behind that? 11:15 – Does the bible say which form of government is ideal? 19:20 – Why is it rare that passion narrative pieces are read throughout the year in Mass? 21:34 – Is there a bible passage that clarifies either the Nicene creed and apostles’ creed statement “conceived by the Holy Spirit” or...

Duration:00:54:58

#10904 Open Forum - Jim Blackburn

11/23/2022
Questions Covered: 05:12 – Why doesn’t the Catholic Church consider other Protestant denominations’ communion valid? 12:06 – If God is outside of time and in the eternal, how does God know if someone didn’t honor the sabbath or know of delayed obedience? 15:23 – Is there anything in the Catechism that says anything when the baby in the womb has a soul? 19:52 – My household is very lukewarm. I’ve become curious about learning more about the Theotokos. What is it? 29:51 – What does it mean to...

Duration:00:54:58

#10903 Open Forum - Tim Staples

11/23/2022
Questions Covered: 03:06 – Could you clarify the Catholic belief on double effect and abortion? 12:19 – The bible says to “not spare the rod” when disciplining a child. What does that mean? And what is the Catholic understanding on discipline? 16:45 – What’s the proper way to end the rosary? If feels rather abrupt when concluding it. 22:27 – Is it appropriate to refer to the Holy Spirit as feminine? 28:49 – How would you explain the different verses in the bible like “Vengeance is for the...

Duration:00:54:58