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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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#9429 Open Forum - Tim Staples

1/29/2020
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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. Questions Covered: 00:34 – Is it okay to live in the neocatechumenal way? 05:49 – With the Lunar New Year currently being celebrated, what are your thoughts on offering incense to the dead in a Mass setting? 11:48 – Did God command the Israelites to commit genocide, especially...

Duration:00:54:52

#9428 Open Forum - Tim Staples

1/29/2020
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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. Questions Covered: 03:55 – What was the earliest record of the idea of the papacy? 15:06 – What does 1 Cor. 1:17 mean? 21:13 – Do you recommend the Alpha program? 29:58 – What will distinguish the final trials of the Church from the trials that the Church is currently experiencing?...

Duration:00:54:52

#9427 Jesus: True God, True Man - Marcellino D'Ambrosio

1/28/2020
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The Catholic Church teaches that Jesus Christ is fully God and fully man. Listen in to find out why. Questions Covered: 09:19 – When Jesus suffered and died on the Cross, he did not use his divinity to save himself. A normal man might have died before reaching the Cross, though. Did he use his divinity to endure his suffering and stay alive until his death on the Cross? 18:32 – Thank you Dr. D’Ambrosio for “Jesus: The Way, the Truth, and the Life” study program. I am using it in my parish!...

Duration:00:54:52

#9426 Joyful Evangelization - Fr. Anthony Dorsa

1/28/2020
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Can spread the good news of Christ in a time of difficulty and confusion in the Church? Fr. Anthony Dorsa says yes, and helps listeners to navigate evangelization. Questions Covered: 05:21 – Where in the Bible does it say that we should evangelize? 13:31 – How do we joyfully evangelize amid the sexual abuse crisis, scandal in the Vatican, and other concerning clerical behavior? There are many things that worry me. 23:10 – How can I respond to a Pentacostal who was Catholic that what she...

Duration:00:54:52

#9425 Open Forum for Non-Catholics - Tim Staples

1/24/2020
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Today is for non-Catholics to ask any question about the Catholic faith! Questions Covered: 04:12 – I enjoy the Catholic faith until about the Middle Ages. How do you reconcile with those bad times? 13:08 – Aren’t all presbyters and bishops the same? 19:31 – I read Behold Your Mother and love it. My question is, is Eve symbolic or real? If she is symbolic, how can Mary, who is very real, be the New Eve? 28:30 – I have been receiving the Eucharist at Mass for 30 years but am a baptized...

Duration:00:54:52

#9424 Open Forum for Non-Catholics - Tim Staples

1/24/2020
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Today is for non-Catholics to ask any question about the Catholic faith! Questions Covered: 06:22 – I was baptized a Lutheran but want to become Catholic. Will I receive all the sacraments at Easter? Can I have the sacraments at another time of the year? 14:41 – Out of the 10 plagues, which was the most effective? 16:56 – Do Catholics believe that all animals go to heaven? 28:37 – Why is it that the Catholics place so much focus on the Virgin Mary? 36:45 – How can I better understand Romans...

Duration:00:54:52

#9423 Open Forum - Jim Blackburn

1/24/2020
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Questions Covered: 03:09 – How did the Church Fathers know when to take Scripture literally and when to take it figuratively? 07:12 – Does the name “deuterocanon” mean that those books are somehow less inspired than the rest of Scripture? 11:55 – If someone gets civilly divorced and has no children, can he get an annulment and become a priest? 17:00 – Does a divorced and remarried person (without annulment) automatically go to hell if they’re still remarried when they die? 22:05 – Why do...

Duration:00:54:52

#9422 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

1/24/2020
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Questions Covered: 04:03 – How can I reply to the charge that the passage in John 10, “My sheep hear my voice…no one shall snatch them from my hand,” proves “Once saved, always saved?” 07:15 – When Jesus responds to the question “who is my neighbor” with the parable of the Good Samaritan, he seems to be saying that only one person is our neighbor; yet the Catechism says the whole world is our neighbor. How do I reconcile these? 15:21 – The Council of Trent seems to change a teaching from the...

Duration:00:54:52

#9419 Open Forum - Mark Brumley

1/22/2020
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Questions Covered: 08:21 – I have a brother who is civilly married to a Muslim, not through the Church. Is he allowed to receive Communion? 15:14 – How do we distinguish between prayer to the saints and pray to God? How can we know which is worship and which is not? 18:17 – Is the symbol of the bent cross, like the one that JPII used to carry, a negative symbol for a Catholic to have? 22:15 – My husband has recently come back to the Catholic Church. How can I respond to him about things he’s...

Duration:00:54:52

#9418 Open Forum - Tim Staples

1/22/2020
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Questions Covered: 03:26 – When was Moses born? 06:19 – Did Moses use hallucinogens to speak to God in the burning bush? 11:54 – I am currently a Lutheran but am contemplating the Catholic faith. Something that is holding me back is the assurance of salvation that I get in the Lutheran Church. How can I better understand this? 23:16 – Does the Catholic Church approve of a woman taking vitamins and teas to help her overcome her infertility? 28:44 – I have recently learned about humans who...

Duration:00:54:52

#9417 Why Are You Pro-Choice? - Trent Horn

1/21/2020
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Listeners call and share their reason for being pro-choice, whether it be in regards to abortion, end of life care, or other medical actions that affect taking a human life. Questions Covered: 05:18 – I am pro-choice because I believe that there is not a consciousness for life in the early stages of embryonic development. 13:24 – I am pro-choice because a woman has a second amendment right to defend herself against her reproductive system. 21:53 – If a woman is raped and being pregnant will...

Duration:00:54:52

#9416 Bioethics - Fr. Tad Pacholczyk

1/21/2020
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Is in vitro fertilization ethical? If someone is in great pain, can their life be ended? Find out today, with Fr. Tad Pacholczyk. Questions Covered: 15:22 – What is the best way to explain to people why we chose to conceive via NFP rather than in vitro fertilization? How can I explain the scientific benefit of it, rather than the Catholic side of it? 22:12 – Does the embryo in the IVF process have a soul right away, or only as it develops? 31:18 – When someone is very sick and weak, isn’t it...

Duration:00:54:52

#9415 Kids’ Show - Jimmy Akin

1/18/2020
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Children between the ages of 3 and 16 are welcome to call with their questions about the faith. Tune in for an hour of thoughtful and intelligent questions from the youngest members of the Church. Questions Covered: 03:05 – Did God create hell? 05:40 – Did the angel of light actually appear to the Mohamed? 12:54 – In the Old Testament, what happened to Lot’s wife’s soul when she was turned into a pillar of salt? 18:15 – Why is Saladin who defeated King Richard the Lionheart is considered to...

Duration:00:54:52

#9414 Screen Time: Catholics & Film - Steven D. Greydanus

1/18/2020
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Which were the best movies of the last year? Questions Covered: 15:35 – What is best Catholic movie of all time? 20:11 – What is the difference between the intent of the artist making the movie and the objective nudity or violence in a film? 31:56 – What do you think of movie franchises and the seeming inability for a movie to end? It seems like there is such an emphasis on making a series go on forever. 42:00 – What are your thoughts on the movie called “Silence”? 44:00 – Have you seen ‘The...

Duration:00:54:52

#9413 Open Forum - Jimmy Akin

1/17/2020
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Questions Covered: 03:06 – What is the Catholic interpretation of Romans 3:23? 12:54 – Is splitting conjoined twins the same as abortion since the chance of death is high? 19:53 – What is your advice for a beginner’s level apologetics ministry at my Church? Do you have any resource suggestions for group study? 23:47 – What is the best Catholic Bible? I am Protestant but very interested in the Church. 31:20 – Can Catholics attend a Byzantine Church? 33:55 – I am going through RCIA. How can I...

Duration:00:54:52

#9412 Being Man of the Household - John Cuddeback

1/17/2020
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What does being the man of the household mean? Find out here, with Prof. John Cuddeback. Questions Covered: 18:24 – I am a divorced father with two children, 10 and 12. My ex-wife has left the faith. My kids are being very rebellious. How can I best be a father, not pushing the faith on them, but drawing them towards it? 23:33 – What practical advice do you have for a couple who can’t afford to have the wife stay at home? How can the couple maintain this husband/wife balance when the man is...

Duration:00:54:52

#9411 Meeting the Protestant Challenge - Karlo Broussard

1/16/2020
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Karlo accepts challenges from Protestant callers (and Catholics) on Catholic beliefs that seem to contradict the Bible. Questions Covered: 06:30 – I have a Protestant friend who doesn’t believe there is a scriptural basis for celibacy in the priesthood. How can I respond to this? 15:55 – Protestants ask me why Jesus would give us his real Body and Blood. How can I answer this? 22:00 – As a Protestant, I understand blessings to be gifts from God. What is the Catholic understanding of...

Duration:00:54:52

#9410 Meeting the Protestant Challenge - Karlo Broussard

1/16/2020
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Karlo accepts challenges from Protestant callers (and Catholics) on Catholic beliefs that seem to contradict the Bible. Questions Covered: 16:06 – Why do Catholics call priests “Father” when Scripture clearly says not to? 22:14 – I am a Protestant and I don’t understand or believe in Transubstantiation. 31:50 – Why don’t Catholics believe in assurance when Scripture tells us to in 1 John 5:13? 45:00 – I am a Protestant. When my mother died, a Catholic friend told me she had a Mass offered...

Duration:00:54:52

#9409 Open Forum - Tim Staples

1/15/2020
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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. Questions Covered: 04:27 – St. Irenaeus says that Eve and Mary, the New Eve, are both virgins. How can this be? 16:58 – If you go to confession and the priest says, “I forgive you,” instead of the traditional absolution, is it valid? Are there any variations of the absolution that are...

Duration:00:54:52

#9408 Open Forum - Colin Donovan

1/15/2020
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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. Questions Covered: 03:25 – As technology is progressing, will virtual reality baptism something that could become valid? 12:23 – At the end of time, will the persecution against Christians be violent? 16:20 – What is the Catholic stance on abortion? 34:58 – Why is the mother tongue of...

Duration:00:54:52