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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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San Diego, CA

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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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@catholiccom

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English

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Catholic Answers Live P. O. Box 199000 San Diego, California 92159 888-318-7884


Episodes

#10758 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

8/12/2022
Questions Covered: 04:09 – How do I explain the sacraments to my Baptist girlfriend? 11:08 – What’s the relationship between religious truth and fact? 16:04 – Is the phrase extra Ecclesiam nulla salus still a usable phrase after the second Vatican council? 17:29 – Is it appropriate to own tarot cards if you don’t use them for spiritual purposes? 21:06 – Is binding and loosing a slippery slope that can lead the Church to loosening up morals? 28:56 – What is the reason behind Vatican 2...

Duration:00:54:58

#10757 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

8/12/2022
Questions Covered: 02:48 – What are your thoughts on a pre-tribulation rapture? 10:41 – What are your thoughts on if the mystical experiences of the New Testament were due to the use of psychedelic drugs? 16:06 – I was debating with a Muslim and he asked why God sent the Holy Spirit? Wouldn’t this make sending Jesus pointless? How do I respond? 21:18 – What is the history of the pentacle? Why does the Church frown upon it? 24:29 – Why do things in life grow? 33:19 – Is it proper to interpret...

Duration:00:54:58

#10756 Addiction and Healing - Scott Weeman

8/11/2022
Questions Covered: 11:32 – How can I help my girlfriend who’s trying to stop her marijuana addiction, but she still lives with friends who tempt her? We are also long distance. 17:26 – What are your thoughts on other paths that lead to sobriety that are not 12 steps? 21:21 – I feel what you are doing is a form of the New Evangelization! 32:17 – How do you help the partners of those going through the program for sexual healing? 36:07 – What is your take on the 11th step? 42:07 – How to...

Duration:00:54:58

#10755 Open Forum - Joe Heschmeyer

8/11/2022
Questions Covered: 03:18 – Will we be able to fly in our resurrected body? Would I be able to fly to space? 11:35 – How do I implement an understanding of the development of doctrine to Vatican 2? 16:44 – What did Jesus mean that the only exception to leaving a marriage is due to immorality? 23:27 – Could you explain what Jn 1:1 means? 33:15 – How do you respond to the claim “Catholics think you can buy your way into heaven?” 37:15 – How do I explain to my friend that it’s important to go...

Duration:00:54:58

#10754 Open Forum - Karlo Broussard

8/10/2022
Questions Covered: 05:55 – Where does one have a right to deny someone else communion? 19:22 – How to reconcile evangelization with invincible ignorance? 29:01 – How do we know when we cross from dulia to latria? 35:26 – If the Holy Spirit can talk to us, can the saints and Mary communicate with us too? 38:08 – Can we pray for ourselves before and during our time in purgatory? 43:50 – Why did God not want Adam and Eve to eat the fruit? Is Natalie an adult – Sounds like a child? 48:36 – Are...

Duration:00:54:58

#10753 Open Forum - Tim Staples

8/10/2022
Questions Covered: 04:14 – Since God isn’t limited to time and space can he see all the paths that we could have taken in life? 15:30 – Could you explain the Vatican’s Council for Inclusive Capitalism? 22:10 – What should we expect if Jesus comes back tomorrow? 29:45 – I’m not Catholic but I am so close. Can you give me advice on making the leap even though Pope Francis scandalizes me? 37:50 – Is it ok to marry with the intention to adopt and not procreate? 42:37 – Can demons materialize in...

Duration:00:54:58

#10752 The Assumption of Mary - William Albrecht

8/9/2022
Questions Covered: 14:10 – How would Rev.12:13-17 be applied to Mary? 19:40 – If Mary was born without sin, would that mean she’s separate from humanity? Wouldn’t Jesus need the consequence of sin in order to get rid of them? 29:50 – Do Catholics believe that Mary’s egg was used for the conception of Jesus? 35:24 – I view sin as a deformity, did Mary have this? 41:30 – Is there a difference between the bodily Assumption and the Dormition? 44:55 – What are your thoughts on the speculation...

Duration:00:54:58

#10751 Is Belief in God Reasonable? - Pat Flynn

8/9/2022
Questions Covered: 12:20 – Do you think the miracle of the sun at Fatima is good evidence for God? 20:34 – Who has the burden of proof since the atheist can’t prove a negative? 31:10 – Is the complexity of life a good argument for God? 42:20 – The bible is just hearsay. The best we can do is say that we don’t know. …

Duration:00:54:58

#10750 Weird Questions - Jimmy Akin

8/6/2022
Questions Covered: 06:48 – Could dark energy be associated with angelic/ demonic energy / dark matter that God created at the beginning of the universe? As in, the reason we have missing/ dark matter and/ or energy is due to the spiritual world or dimension we can’t see but know is there? 13:33 – Is it possible to pray for the souls who have already gone to Hell? And if so, would it do any good? I would love to hear what you have to say, even if you can’t answer my question. 17:41 – Did...

Duration:00:54:58

#10749 Living Together Before Marriage - Rose Sweet

8/6/2022
Questions Covered: 19:15 – During my current experiences with divorce, I am hesitant to tell my children not to cohabitate. 29:19 – Does cohabitation affect marriage in a bad way, or are the people who are inclined toward cohabitation already predisposed to divorce? 41:55 – How do I help my friend who is a lapsed Catholic and is cohabitating without an annulment from his marriage? 45:06 – How can I help my brother who is now getting married after cohabitation for a while? 48:48 – What do I...

Duration:00:54:58

#10748 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

8/5/2022
Questions Covered: 06:42 – What is the most persuasive argument for the faith? 14:04 – What are blessings and curses? 31:49 – Did Mary disobey Jesus at the Wedding Feast at Cana? 33:36 – Why are the gospels not ordered “Mark, Matthew, Luke, and John” if Mark wrote his gospel first 49:00 – Why are women not allowed to be priests? 52:00 – What are your thoughts on contemporary art in churches? …

Duration:00:55:37

#10747 Open Forum - Tim Staples

8/5/2022
Questions Covered: 07:56 – Did Pope Francis engage in a Pagan ritual in Canada? 13:16 – What are the limits of invincible ignorance? 32:25 – Does our being a part of the “Mystical Body of Christ” make us biologically related to him and Mary? 37:46 – What happens when I die? 46:13 – What Biblical evidence is there for the sovereignty of God? …

Duration:00:55:38

#10746 Open Forum - Tim Staples

8/4/2022
Questions Covered: 07:10 – Can a priest ever be reinstated if he broke the seal of confession? 14:40 – How do I respond to the Mormon argument for the great apostasy? 33:01 – Are protestants living in sin since they are not in communion with the Church? 44:42 – Can an uncertain law impose a certain obligation? 51:58 – How do we respond to the Orthodox claim that the rosary is vain repetition because you focus on the mysteries and not the words? …

Duration:00:54:58

#10745 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

8/4/2022
Questions Covered: 05:20 – How do respond to the argument that God isn’t pro-life because of what happened to King David’s first child? 15:16 – Can venial sins be deemed mortal sins? 22:14 – Why did the immaculate conception have to happen? 30:53 – Why does Genesis not mention the creation of dinosaurs? 37:10 – If sin didn’t exist how could have Satan fallen? 45:12- What is the standard of measurement that God uses to qualify us as a generous person? 50:38 – How does one unite one’s...

Duration:00:54:58

#10744 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

8/3/2022
Questions Covered: 07:56 – My protestant friend is asking why the pope has authority. How do I answer? 17:56 – When our lady of Guadalupe appeared, was she really pregnant with Jesus? 38:08 – Did Jesus have brothers and if they exist, what happened to them? 50:04 – Do you think the letters from Pontius Pilot to Rome are authentic? 51:26 – How do I respond to my atheist friend who claims that the Church has only been pro-life in the last 200 years? …

Duration:00:55:39

#10743 Open Forum - Tim Staples

8/3/2022
Questions Covered: 10:10 – Why do Catholics believe that our Faith is a gift from God instead of using the evidence that we have? 29:07 – If a priest who is hard of hearing doesn’t fully understand all your confession, is it still valid? 34:42 – Is our sexual desire still going to be present in our resurrected body? 42:43 – Is it reasonable to hope that many will endure purgatory and few in hell? 48:15 – How does the Church decide which sins are more grave than others? …

Duration:00:55:38

#10742 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

8/2/2022
Questions Covered: 03:15 – How can I explain confession to a non-denominational friend? 11:06 – Has the Church formally declared that the Fatima events were genuine? 13:50 – How was Jesus heard in the sermon on the mount if there were thousands of people? 20:00 – Will those who are still alive during the end time have to experience death? 21:40 – Where in the gospel does it address cohabitation? 24:27 – If we cannot see God face to face but we can see Jesus face, does that mean we can see...

Duration:00:54:58

#10741 Eucharistic Coherence - Bishop Thomas John Paprocki

8/2/2022
Questions Covered: 17:40 – What do you think the president and the speaker should do to keep the Church happy? 20:54 – Why is there talk of politicization of holy communion? 30:27 – How do we change minds on this issue? 35:20 – Why is it that banning people from receiving communion takes so long? 43:50 – I’m a registered nurse and the state board came out condemning the decision. How do I as a faithful Catholic handle this? 48:50 – Is it bad for me as a Catholic to blow off this topic and...

Duration:00:54:58

#10740 Accompanying Those with Same-Sex Attraction - Rilene Simpson

7/30/2022
Questions Covered: 10:43 – What do you think about Catholic organizations promoting homosexuality? 13:28 – How do you handle a response from Catholics who prop up priests who promote that lifestyle? 18:07 – How do I share my Faith with people and show them that there are good people who also struggle with same sex attraction? 24:29 – Should I attend a gay wedding that I was invited to? 33:08 – If I send a baby shower gift to a nephew and his gay partner who adopted be taken as promoting gay...

Duration:00:54:58

#10739 Infallibility - Michael Lofton

7/30/2022
Questions Covered: 16:04 – I’m very close to joining the Catholic Church but how do I make sense of Pope Francis and his actions, especially the restrictions on the Latin Mass and the pope praying with non-Catholics in non-Catholic ceremonies? 21:47 – Can a pope declare a private revelation to be necessary for salvation or for one to be considered Catholic? 30:59 – Pope St. John Paul II declared that he had no authority to ordain women, was that considered an infallible statement? 36:13 – If...

Duration:00:54:58