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It is an two hour, daily, call-in radio program that airs live. It features topics that touch on every aspect of our lives as Christians. You'll hear discussions on just about everything the Church teaches, including shows that deal with doctrinal controversies, family concerns, political and social issues, evangelization, ethics--you name it!

It is an two hour, daily, call-in radio program that airs live. It features topics that touch on every aspect of our lives as Christians. You'll hear discussions on just about everything the Church teaches, including shows that deal with doctrinal controversies, family concerns, political and social issues, evangelization, ethics--you name it!
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It is an two hour, daily, call-in radio program that airs live. It features topics that touch on every aspect of our lives as Christians. You'll hear discussions on just about everything the Church teaches, including shows that deal with doctrinal controversies, family concerns, political and social issues, evangelization, ethics--you name it!

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Episodes

#9205 Fatherhood - Adam Minihan

8/24/2019
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Questions Covered: 14:32 – What is the best way to help our kids set goals? Do you agree with the approach “heaven, not Harvard?” 21:09 – I am a new father, for the last month. Right now, my wife is tired, so I have been doing most of the household chores. How can I talk to her about doing more around the house? I work all day and then come home and I’m basically still working. 32:25 – I think sacrificing in a sacramental marriage is love. There is biblical evidence for this kind of...

Duration:00:54:52

#9204 Authentic Friendship - Adam Minihan

8/24/2019
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Questions Covered: 22:43 – I am a recent empty nester and now I’m trying to reestablish friendship with my beautiful wife. Any tips? 32:23 – Is there still hope for authentic friendship in the overly sexualized world today? How can I make new friends? 45:55 – What is Jesus’ role in friendship? Also, how can I maintain strong long-distance friendships? 51:08 – We just moved to this area and spent about 2 years trying to make friends. We did finally find a parish family, but it took some time!...

Duration:00:54:52

#9203 Open Forum - Mark Brumley

8/23/2019
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Questions Covered: 05:25 – Can a second marriage have just as much sacramental grace and validity as a first marriage? 06:58 – Is it acceptable to hold an interfaith service for a deceased person in a Catholic Church, where Muslim leader reads from the Quran? 20:03 – Judges 11:29 troubles me greatly. Can you explain it for me? 30:50 – Is it true that Protestants are just as much a part of the Body of Christ as Catholics are? 42:07 – Is it appropriate to name your guardian angel? 47:34 – If I...

Duration:00:54:52

#9202 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

8/23/2019
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Questions Covered: 06:07 – Which of God’s natures died on the Cross? 09:18 – When Jesus descended to the dead, did he only raise the Jewish people, or people of other faiths, as well? 17:53 – Was it a practice before Vatican II that women had to go to confession after giving birth? 20:55 – How can I explain to people that I don’t worship Mary or pray to statues? 24:56 – Does creation ex inhala refer to the spiritual as well as the physical? 29:34 – Do Catholics really believe in the same God...

Duration:00:54:52

#9201 Dealing with the Problem of Evil - Karlo Broussard

8/22/2019
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Questions Covered: 22:00 – Is good and evil just a social construct? Is there really an objective truth or has truth evolved over time? 32:40 – How can a God who asks us to relate to him as Father create a world where many of His children will be damned? 43:40 – Is it possible to really separate good and evil? Isn’t suffering a part of taking up our cross? 53:34 – Can anyone who wishes to go to Confession, go? Must one be Catholic to receive this sacrament? …

Duration:00:54:52

#9200 Belief in the Eucharist - Fr. Paul Check

8/22/2019
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Did you know that many Catholics do not believe that the Eucharist is the Body and Blood of Christ? Fr. Paul Check discusses with Christopher Check the importance for a return of reverence for the Eucharist. Questions Covered: 21:05 – I am Protestant. Why aren’t non-Catholics allowed to receive the Eucharist? 29:34 – Where do you classify people who are trying to believe in the Real Presence, but aren’t quite there yet? 33:37 – Why is it your belief that reverence for the Eucharist is a...

Duration:00:54:52

#9199 Open Forum - Tim Staples

8/21/2019
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Why do Catholics pray to Mary and the saints? Callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief. Questions Covered: 05:21 – Is Matthew 1:23 a mistranslation of the original Hebrew text? 16:39 – Why do Catholics pray to Mary and the saints? I thought the only person who can answer prayers is God. 30:20 – Was it odd that Jesus chose a...

Duration:00:54:52

#9198 Open Forum - Tim Staples

8/21/2019
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Who is the beloved disciple? How can I speak to my friends about Sola Scriptura? Callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief. Questions Covered: 05:20 – Is a confession still valid if the priest rushes you or misspeaks the words of absolution? 19:27 – I was having a discussion with an Anglican friend. He asked if Marian devotion...

Duration:00:54:52

#9197 Why Aren’t You Religious? - Trent Horn

8/20/2019
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Questions Covered: 07:48 – People tell me that they’re not religious because of the scandals in the Church and because they think they can do it on their own. How can I respond to this? 22:16 – I know a lot of people who are leaving the Church. One girl told me that she left because she gets freedom outside of the Church. How can I respond? 28:45 – How can I help a non-religious person who sees me living out my faith, but thinks it is not for them? Perhaps too challenging or out of...

Duration:00:54:52

#9196 Why Aren’t You Religious? - Trent Horn

8/20/2019
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Questions Covered: 07:18 – I am not religious because religion can’t definitively prove their deities exist and they all have this mystic quality to them that I can’t believe. 17:26 – I’ve stopped being religious because I had an abortion a long time ago and I was told that my child was in limbo. I can’t believe in a religion that says that. 30:36 – I believe that the concept of worship is an immoral position to hold. I think religion teaches people to look to a leader to save them rather...

Duration:00:54:52

#9195 The Why’s of Catholic Belief - Karlo Broussard

8/17/2019
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Why do Catholics believe what they do? Listen in and find out! Questions Covered: 17:04 – Is it true that Vatican II said that Muslims worship the same, Abrahamic God? 24:47 – Do Catholics believe that people merit grace? 35:33 – Why do Catholics believe in purgatory? 45:40 – Why do Catholics believe in the Assumption of Mary? Is there a history behind this? 52:55 – How can the pope be infallible? …

Duration:00:54:52

#9194 The Chaplain Is In - Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem.

8/17/2019
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Catholics Answers’ chaplain, Norbertine Fr. Hugh Barbour, joins Chris Check to take any question of a pastoral nature. He offers advice on marriage, family, work, the liturgy, and much more. Questions Covered: 15:55 – Are there reliable statistics on Mass attendance and belief in the Eucharist from a Catholic source? 22:04 – In the catechism, it says that the entire human race is implicated in Adam’s sin. How can we be responsible for the sin of another man? 29:45 – Is it acceptable to...

Duration:00:54:52

#9192 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

8/16/2019
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Questions Covered: 05:05 – Can a Catholic funeral mass be said for a non-Catholic Christian? In Matthew 27:45-49, why did the people think Elijah was going to rescue Jesus when Christ started to recite psalm 22? I know they believed Elijah would come again (Malachi 4:5), and Jesus said it referred to John the Baptist (Matthew 11:11-15). But why do they associate psalm 22 with the return of Elijah? 12:10 – Is it okay to take your Latin learning kids to an FSSP Catholic Church for the purpose...

Duration:00:54:52

#9191 The Call to Evangelize - Mark Hart

8/15/2019
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Mark Hart shares his best tips for evangelization. Questions Covered: 13:49 – I want to street evangelize, but I am concerned about ministering to the homeless. Do you have any tips for overcoming the fear? 18:36 – How can I evangelize a Baptist about baptism? How can I explain that Baptism is a real sacrament and not just a symbol? 28:46 – How is the Catholic gospel seen by people? Do they think it’s a gospel of love? 37:33 – How can I evangelize to non-believing friends about why I believe...

Duration:00:54:52

#9190 The Bible Blueprint for the Priesthood - Karlo Broussard

8/15/2019
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Have you ever wondered why women cannot be Catholic priests? Is every person truly “priest, prophet, and king”? Listen in to hear Karlo Broussard explain the ins and outs of the Catholic priesthood. Questions Covered: 15:42 – Why is it that only priests and deacons give homilies? Why don’t lay people preach? 20:41 – Why is the Catholic priesthood the true priesthood and Mormon priesthood is not? 32:30 – Do you believe in the invisible priesthood (people who get married but have their eyes...

Duration:00:54:52

#9189 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

8/14/2019
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Callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief. Want more from Jimmy Akin? Teaching with Authority A Daily Defense: 365 Days (plus one) to Becoming a Better Apologist The Fathers Know Best: Your Essential Guide to the Teachings of the Early Church Questions Covered: 02:28 – My brother is a Knight Templar and he claims that it is an...

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#9188 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

8/14/2019
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Callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief. Want more from Jimmy Akin? Teaching with Authority A Daily Defense: 365 Days (plus one) to Becoming a Better Apologist The Fathers Know Best: Your Essential Guide to the Teachings of the Early Church Questions Covered: 03:47 – What is the Catholic response to the environmental...

Duration:00:54:52

#9187 Why Aren’t You Catholic? - Jimmy Akin

8/13/2019
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Jimmy Akin asks, “Why aren’t you a Catholic?” Questions Covered: 03:33 – I am not Catholic because of Catholic ecclesiology and some of the Marian dogmas. 18:35 – I am not Catholic because I feel like I’ll be a horrible Catholic if I come back. 28:38 – I’m orthodox and looking at becoming Catholic. Is there a difference between the orthodox and Catholic churches? 34:02 – If your consciousness does not survive death, how could there be life after death? 48:00 – I am not Catholic because no...

Duration:00:54:52

#9186 Why Aren’t You Catholic? - Trent Horn

8/13/2019
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Trent Horn asks, “Why aren’t you a Catholic?” Questions Covered: 06:14 – I am not Catholic because of the devotion to Mary. 13:17 – Does a Catholic have any kind of assurance of heaven if you follow all the regulations of the Church. That’s my main concern in being a Catholic. 17:17 – I was born and raised Catholic. I turned to Protestantism because I don’t understand worshiping anything other than God. I also don’t think I should have to confess to a priest. He’s just a human and I want God...

Duration:00:54:52