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Catholic Answers Live - Tips for Defending the Faith

Catholic Answers Live - Tips for Defending the Faith

December 6, 2022
  • 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 salvation through faith alone? 
  • 43:19 - Does God already know if we are going to heaven or hell? 
Catholic Answers Live - Flannel Panel

Catholic Answers Live - Flannel Panel

November 25, 2022

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.

Catholic Answers Live - Flannel Panel

Catholic Answers Live - Flannel Panel

November 25, 2022
  • 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
Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

November 11, 2022
  • 01:48 - What’s the difference between penal substitution and vicarious satisfaction in atonement theology? 
  • 13:18 - My son goes to Catholic school and was told by a teacher that Protestants reject that Mary is the Mother of God. Is this accurate? 
  • 15:11 - Is there any situation in which a pope can be removed from office? Specifically, if he is no longer of sound mind. 
  • 21:23 - Is there any record of the differences in light skin and dark skin people in the Bible? Why is there no mention of Africans in the Bible? 
  • 37:28 - Who coined the word saint? Is it a carryover from Judaism? 
  • 44:35 - Does the Church treat private revelation and near-death experiences the same? What are your thoughts on near death experiences? 
Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

November 11, 2022
  • 04:08 - If St. Paul was incorrect about the timing of the second coming, was he incorrect about other things?
  • 09:37 - I’m having an operation, is it appropriate to receive the anointing of the sick and an apostolic pardon?
  • 16:57 - If the 1965 Mass in Latin with some vernacular was the true intention, what was their motivation with adding additional Eucharistic prayers?
  • 23:28 - If ‘once saved always saved’ isn’t true, when does someone lose salvation?
  • 38:15 - Which of the apostles were present at the crucifixion of Jesus?
  • 46:32 - Is it definitive that we’ll have glorified bodies in heaven, but will those in hell also receive a form of glorified bodies?
  • 50:50 - Why did God kill all the first born in Exodus and could He have gone about it in a different way that led to the freeing of the Israelites?
Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

November 10, 2022
  • 03:23 - Where is purgatory in the bible and how do you prove it to a Protestant? 
  • 13:46 - As a health worker am I morally able to work at a children’s hospital that offers hormone therapy and puberty blockers? 
  • 22:01 - What was the question? Am I in communion with bishops who are denying the faith in Europe? 
  • 34:26 - If Jesus did not forgive people on the cross, would he and all of humanity have been cursed? 
  • 40:02 - Why did you concretely assert that the gospels were written anonymously on page 155 in the Early Church book? 
  • 44:24 - Is God’s free will limited by his own omniscience? 
Catholic Answers Live - Ask a Priest

Catholic Answers Live - Ask a Priest

November 10, 2022
  • 05:23 - Do I need to specify the number of times I’ve sinned during confession? 
  • 07:44 - How do I talk to my friends in class about becoming Catholic? 
  • 15:27 - When we talk about receiving communion people say they feel closer to God, but If we are always in God’s present how can we say that we are closer? 
  • 20:46 - What would happen if a priest were to claim that they are a woman? How would the Church respond? 
  • 30:33 - I’m a divorced Catholic, could I join a monastery? 
  • 33:06 - One of my favorite bands has some borderline sacrilegious lyrics. Is it a mortal sin to listen to their music or go to a concert? 
  • 38:11 - Under what circumstances does a non-Catholic have access to the sacraments? 
  • 45:26 - What is the Church’s teaching for those who are not disposed to receive communion but instead go up, cross their arms and receive a blessing? 
  • 49:07 - What is your advice to a fallen away Catholic who wants to return? 
Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

November 9, 2022
  • 06:34 - Is it appropriate to compare playing the lotto with the Apostles casting lot to replace Judas and the soldiers casting lots for Jesus’ robe?
  • 15:46 - My wife and I just miscarried, what is the Catholic stance on cremation and also on scattering the ashes? Resource: heavensgain.org
  • 21:59 - Gen 6 talks about how God was disappointed with the people and sent a flood. Weren’t the people that he killed innocent?
  • 33:07 - Why do we only receive the host for communion instead of both species?
  • 41:39 - I’m a 7th Day Adventist looking into Catholicism. How do I talk to people who feel that once you become a believer, that all your sins, past and future, are already forgiven?
  • 51:04 - I believe in biological evolution. I have a hard time reconciling animals tearing each other apart with there being a just God.
Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

November 9, 2022
  • 04:03 - If a Catholic does not believe in the Eucharist, is he technically not saved? 
  • 13:00 - Referring to scripture, what’s the difference between showing shame and being guilty? 
  • 16:45 - How would you respond to people who are a part of the World Mission Society Word of God and their claim that there’s a Mother God? 
  • 31:55 - I’m Protestant. The Catholic Church looks different from the Church from the Patristic period. How does the development of doctrine work according to Catholics? 
  • 42:49 - A relative of mine who was raised Catholic but now questions everything. She asked why the Church doesn’t accept “gay” marriage and forces women to give birth in circumstances such as rape. How do I respond?
  • 50:14 - Why should I be Catholic and not just Protestant? 
Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

November 8, 2022
  • 05:03 - How would a Catholic respond to the population argument for reincarnation? 
  • 12:15 - Is the desire and being on the way to commit mortal sin, make one lose salvific grace? I’m comparing this to baptism by desire. 
  • 16:43 - If the Pope is infallible, what if he preaches something blatantly immoral? 
  • 20:30 - Can St Joseph’s intercession be good for finding a job? 
  • 23:35 - Why did David wear the priestly garment if he wasn’t a Levite? 
  • 29:37 - How could the Orthodox have a valid priesthood if they reject the authority of the priesthood? 
  • 32:54 - If you prefer going to confession with a certain priest but there’s a confession time earlier with other priests, should you wait or go to the earliest confession? 
  • 36:54 - My brother sends me inappropriate memes about the Church and the Eucharist? How should I handle this since he thinks it’s no big deal? 
  • 43:21 - My dad is a protestant missionary and is very anti-Catholic. He went to Iraq and said he found the original church and claims the Catholic Church is the original Protestant church that broke away from them. How do I respond? 
  • 48:32 - When did adoration become a practice? 
  • 51:27 - 1. Cor 5 says that people who are sexually immoral should be expelled from the Church. How do I reconcile this with people who have been accused of this but continue to retain their power and position in the Church? 
Catholic Answers Live - What is God?

Catholic Answers Live - What is God?

November 8, 2022
  • 17:19 - Is there any non-religious proof for the existence of a God?
  • 23:35 - What is your favorite footnote in the appendix for your book?
  • 30:12 - Granting everything you said about God being timeless, how does having free will make any sense?
  • 41:36 - How do we reconcile God being love and the bible saying that God hates certain people?
  • 50:25 - What does God mean when he says that there will be many mansions in heaven?
Catholic Answers Live - Catholic Essentials

Catholic Answers Live - Catholic Essentials

November 7, 2022
  • 23:15 - I read that Jesus was only one of many messianic figures and Jesus’ religion was only spread because of Constantine. Is this True?
  • 30:50 - How is it that we can believe in evolution and Catholicism?
  • 35:37 - I’m 9 weeks pregnant. Does the baby in the womb have a soul?
  • 44:04 - Can protestants be saved?
  • 49:05 - Why did God not dissipate Satan? Why did God send him to earth?
Catholic Answers Live - Ask a Priest

Catholic Answers Live - Ask a Priest

November 7, 2022
  • 02:23 - Why should I pursue converting my Lutheran friends if they are already really great Christians?
  • 05:50 - My wife is Catholic and I’m a Methodist going through RCIA. How does the bible support the real presence in the Eucharist?
  • 12:17 - Do I need to pay some sort of gratuity to a priest if I ask him to bless items for me?
  • 14:28 - I pray the rosary frequently but am very distracted. Do they do anything even if I’m distracted? https://www.catholic.com/audio/caf/does-the-church-encourage-superstition
  • 17:43 - What was Mary and Joseph’s betrothal? Was it a marriage since he was able to divorce her?
  • 20:34 - How would a woman who had an abortion atone for her sin? SEND purgatory is fo reals
  • 30:19 - Are there any plenary indulgences that someone who is a shut in can obtain through prayer alone?
  • 33:38 - How do I talk to my Jewish fiancé about Catholicism?
  • 40:23 - My fiancé and I are trying to find a good foundation for our marriage and are considering Catholicism. Is Catholicism a good foundation?
  • 47:15 - How can God be omnipotent and desire something?
Catholic Answers Live - Transgenderism

Catholic Answers Live - Transgenderism

October 27, 2022
  • 21:35 - I’m in a relationship with someone who has a daughter who thinks she’s a boy. What can I do to help?
  • 29:54 - My daughter is struggling with gender dysphoria. She won’t talk to us anymore. Do you have any suggestions on how to help?
  • 34:43 - My parish is rolling out the welcome mat to the transgender movement. Do you think this is a good or bad move on behalf of parishes?
  • 43:06 - I’m a teacher and I’m corrected by my students regarding the language. When did the terminology change? What can we do about it?
  • 49:00 - Do you think it’s more productive to argue the facts about the changes or is it better to expose the agenda?
  • 52:24 - My brother is 50 and now lives as a woman. Being faithful to the truth, how can I better love him?
Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

October 26, 2022
  • 06:12 - Since God is above time, are we currently in heaven or hell outside time with him?
  • 13:40 - Could you elaborate on St. Augustine’s comments and perspective on the account of Genesis?
  • 21:03 - Can you give an explanation why a protestant who fully embraces doctrinal matters still cannot receive communion?
  • 28:55 “Catholics leave out the real second commandment from the Old Testament”
  • 37:20 - My protestant/anti-Catholic wife is requiring contraception in our marriage. If I don’t go along with it, there’s a possibility that she’ll seek divorce. What should I do?
  • 45:53 - Were there 3 days that were dropped from the Gregorian calendar? Was it a correction or a miscalculation?
  • 51:09 Before St. Paul died, he said wolves would arrive. How do we know that these wolves are not the Church Fathers?
Catholic Answers Live - Why Aren’t You Catholic?

Catholic Answers Live - Why Aren’t You Catholic?

October 21, 2022
  • 08:30 - I can’t find a distinction in seeing the Catholic Church as being practiced as a religion vs it being a cult. 
  • 20:07 - I don’t accept the Church’s practice and use of indulgences. 
  • 33:12 - I’m Catholic but I’m struggling with the Church stepping up and filling in the gaps when it comes to being pro-life. Why doesn’t the Church step up and help take care of the children financially? 
  • 36:26 - I’m still discerning through converting but I struggle with the historicity of scripture and tradition. 
  • 45:37 - I don’t believe the bible is God’s. What’s the argument that the bible is God’s word? 
Catholic Answers Live - The Church in the News

Catholic Answers Live - The Church in the News

October 21, 2022
  • 12:44 - What is the Catholic Church doing to stop the Chinese government from undermining the Church in China?
  • 18:38 - I’m Methodist but looking into the Catholic Church. How should I approach the Church with the synodal talks that I find concerning?
  • 24:07 - Do you have any advice on how to approach the sex abuse scandal? I’m going to be entering seminary after college.
  • 32:09 - Are you familiar with the bishops in the Netherlands and their plans bless same sex unions? Can you talk more about that?
  • 37:06 - Can you talk about Pope Francis and his appointment of pro-abortion Mazzucato?
  • 44:42 - Are you familiar with the process of the merger of the Steubenville diocese? Can you talk more about it?
Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

October 20, 2022
  • 05:46 - I’m non-Catholic and am inquiring more about Catholicism. What do I make of the pope and other cardinals and their interactions with leaders of other faiths? 
  • 16:41 - Do the souls in purgatory pray for us on earth before they get to heaven? 
  • 21:06 - Where in the bible and in the early Church writings does it say that we receive Jesus’ glorified body in the eucharist? 
  • 23:25 - Should I remain in the Church if we are all just Christians? 
  • 28:38 - If a bishop gets “fired” would he still have the authority to ordain others and administer the sacraments? 
  • 31:08 - Why don’t Catholics believe in predestination? 
  • 35:28 - An Episcopalian friend asked that if she believes that the Catholic priest consecrates the host, why can’t she receive communion? 
  • 40:33 - Why do we need Godparents to receive certain sacraments? 
  • 42:22 - How can someone know if they have been relieved from moral culpability due to addiction? 
  • 46:20 - What does the Church teach about agnostics who are seeking the truth but haven’t been convinced? Would they lose salvation? 
  • 48:55 - Were the people who lied to the Nazi’s about hiding Jews commit a mortal sin? 
  • 51:23 - An atheist friend claimed that there are 28 other figures that fit the exact mold of Christ. How do I respond to this? RESOURCE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ep-AN7U4OLg 
Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

October 20, 2022
  • 05:46 - What do I make of the pope and other cardinals and their interactions with leaders of other faiths? 
  • 11:35 - What’s the response to the accusation that the pope is the figure mentioned in the book of Revelation that will usher in the anti-Christ? 
  • 15:38 - Can I safely assume that my devout mother skipped purgatory and went directly to heaven? 
  • 17:18 - How authentic is the teaching that Mary will deliver you from purgatory if you wear the brown scapular? 
  • 20:31 - Is it reasonable for Catholics to say that governments shouldn’t be involved in marriages and civil unions? 
  • 28:48 - Can you point to the biblical evidence for the Eucharist as a sacrifice? 
  • 35:54 - Who gave the Latin Church the authority to define the canon of scripture? 
  • 44:22 - My son asked me, why do we still talk about purgatory if it’s not in the bible? How do I respond? 
  • 50:41 - Are the early church fathers as authoritative as scripture?   
Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

Catholic Answers Live - Open Forum

October 20, 2022
  • 02:25 - If you get blessed before you die, do you go straight to heaven? 
  • 04:54 - In 1 Cor. 7, St Paul says no one should get married. Can you clarify what he meant?   
  • 11:39 - I’m Protestant. Regarding the process of the canonization of saints, and the qualification of bearing good fruit. I see this as flawed because some cultures like Wiccans claim to produce good fruit from worshipping Mary.   How should the process be understood? 
  • 20:13 - What are your thoughts on the statement that people have a misunderstanding of Vatican 2 because local churches haven’t properly educated people and implemented the council? 
  • 28:58 - What separated the Catholics and the Orthodox? 
  • 33:31 - How does one discern when humor is sinful? 
  • 40:56 - Can the devil enter souls? 
  • 47:17 - At the last supper, did Jesus actually turn the bread and wine to his body and blood? 
  • 51:41 - What is the bible verse that Jesus says that his apostles are hearing what he’s saying but not listening? 
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