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Actress Kim Cattrall talks about her starring role in the new series Filthy Rich, and shares what she thinks ties her most iconic roles together. Polaris Prize-winning musician Lido Pimienta fills us in on the inspiration behind her new record Miss Colombia, and performs a song for us. Multidisciplinary artist Curtis Talwst Santiago describes how h…
 
ROUND ONE 1 – CONTESTANT ONE) Which Apostle was a tax collector?A) JudasB) MatthewC) Philip1 – CONTESTANT Two) Which of the Apostles was a carpenter?A) PhilipB) ThaddeusC) None that we know of2 – CONTESTANT ONE) What is transubstantiation? A) The replacement of the substance of bread and wine with the substance of the body and blood of Jesus.B) The…
 
Tim Staples answers questions submitted to the Radio Team via radio@catholic.com.Book Tim to speak at your parish or next event. Want more from Tim Staples? Behold Your Mother: A Biblical and Historical Defense of the Marian Doctrines Jimmy Swaggart Made Me Catholic Catholic Answers to Common Objections The Sword of the Spirit: Defending Six Centra…
 
Cy Kellett and senior apologist, Jimmy Akin, discuss a variety of questions submitted via email and social media. If you have a question you’d like to submit for the next internet open forum, please email it to radio@catholic.com.  Want more from Jimmy Akin? The Bible Is A Catholic Book Teaching with Authority A Daily Defense: 365 Days (plus one) t…
 
Cy Kellett and senior apologist, Jimmy Akin, discuss a variety of questions submitted via email and social media. If you have a question you’d like to submit for the next internet open forum, please email it to radio@catholic.com.Want more from Jimmy Akin? The Bible Is A Catholic Book Teaching with Authority A Daily Defense: 365 Days (plus one) to …
 
What is keeping you from the Catholic Church?Questions Covered:12:27 – Having to go back to confession makes me feel like, what is the point in even trying? I will just be back there again. 18:03 – Why do people have to get an annulment to be married and part of the Church? 30:17 – I am a pastor but I am drawn to the Catholic Church. It is hard for…
 
Hitmaker Tayla Parx tells us what it's like to sing her own story after writing big songs for the likes of Ariana Grande, Mariah Carey, Janelle Monáe and many more. Singer-songwriter Alan Doyle recounts some of the funny and cautionary tales from his new book All Together Now: A Newfoundlander's Light Tales for Heavy Times. Filmmaker John Wilson ta…
 
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:04:32 – I read James 1:17 and it says that God “has no shadow of change” but frequently in the Old Testament, he changes …
 
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:03:30 – How do Catholics approach praying to the saints that avoids deifying them? 08:21 – What is the difference between…
 
Author Rumaan Alam tells us how he captured the existential dread of 2020 in his bestselling new novel Leave the World Behind. Visual artist Christi Belcourt talks about her first-ever career retrospective, Uprising: The Power of Mother Earth, at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. Filmmaker Edoardo Ponti discusses what it was like to direct his…
 
Catholics believe in the dignity of life from conception to natural death. Dr. Delgado addresses covid-19, vaccines, abortion, and more.Questions Covered:17:41 – Why are Catholic hospitals still allowing emergency “contraceptives”? 24:38 – If vaccines are introduced and not safely tested, then is it moral to mandate it upon people? 42:00 – My niece…
 
What does it mean to commit sins of speech? Msgr. Pope discusses gossip, lies, and more.Questions Covered:18:57 – Are casual greetings sinful, for example, responding that you’re doing well if you’re not? 24:19 – I spontaneously exaggerate about a lot of things. Is that sinful? 33:32 – I have two children who are away from the faith. Should I say s…
 
Grammy-winning reggae artist Shaggy reflects on 20 years of It Wasn't Me, his love of Newfoundland, and his new holiday album Christmas in the Islands. On this week's screen panel, Ishani Nath and John Semley discuss The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air Reunion and why the '90s sitcom still resonates today. Actress Michaela Coel talks about turning personal…
 
Jesus is king.Questions Covered:14:29 – Would you refer to God as nonbinary? If so, does the Church accept nonbinary people? 22:43 – If Christ did not manifest in the flesh, would there still be a chance for salvation? 33:17 – How can I understand the Eucharist in the Catholic Church more? 41:00 – Shouldn’t the social kingship of Christ unite Churc…
 
Who is the person of Jesus?Questions Covered:29:51 – If everyone is created in the image and likeness of God, that Jesus is partially a woman? 36:50 – How did Jesus know at twelve years old enough to teach the elders in the Temple? What was it that he taught? 44:14 – Would Jesus have been a different person if he had had different parents? 48:00 – …
 
Canadian singer Anne Murray shares her most joyous Christmas memories and brings some early holiday cheer with a new album, The Ultimate Christmas Collection. Writer and director Darius Marder talks about his new film starring Riz Ahmed, called Sound of Metal, which tells the story of a heavy metal drummer who loses his hearing and struggles to reb…
 
Who was Jesus?Questions Covered:02:11 – When Jesus breathed on the apostles and they received the Spirit, how is that different from Pentecost? 07:20 – What is the strongest evidence against Jesus’ Resurrection and how can it be refuted? 15:06 – Was Jesus the only condemned person who had to carry his own cross? 19:20 – Does Zecheriah 14 prove that…
 
Who was Jesus?Questions Covered:08:26 – What qualifies as another Jesus or another gospel according to St. Paul 2 Cor 11:4? 16:07 – Do you have any practical tips for speaking to Jesus as he truly is and not whatever we have made him to be in our minds? 25:00 – Why did Jesus descend into hell, as the creed says? 32:20 – When Mary is told that her s…
 
Country music icon Dolly Parton shares the stories behind songs she wrote in her childhood on up to huge hits like Jolene, I Will Always Love You and Coat of Many Colors. Halifax pop duo Neon Dreams tell us what it's like to be back on stage and how they're touring safely in the Atlantic bubble. Playwright, writer and director David E. Talbert disc…
 
Questions Covered:5:00 – When the Blessed Virgin Mary found her son in the Temple, he was teaching the elders. What was he teaching them? What did he say? 20:39 – How can we imitate Jesus in our own version of Matthew 12? 24:52 – What did Jesus teach on annulments and marriage? 36:33 – How can we trust in Jesus’ teaching when earthly teachers who c…
 
Questions Covered:11:45 – My brother is a Buddhist, and he believes that Jesus is a guru. How can I respond to that? 20:03 – If God is unchanging, then how did Jesus have a human nature before humanity existed? 25:05 – How do I explain to someone about the continuous sacrifice of the Mass and that Jesus is not dying again each time? 39:02 – Hebrews…
 
Comedian David Cross talks about pivoting to drama in his new film, The Dark Divide, about a butterfly scientist who's grieving his dead wife while on a hiking expedition. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on a new novel to check out: Indians on Vacation by Thomas King. Oscar winner Kate Winslet discusses her new film, Ammonite, and w…
 
Jesus is the Word made flesh. Fr. McTeigue joins us to discuss.Questions Covered:18:24 – You spoke about evangelizing people by understanding their needs. Why shouldn’t we just evangelize the way Jesus did? 23:00 – What does the God the Word say about incorrect translations of the Bible that have removed books? 29:15 – How can we prove that Jesus i…
 
Why is friendship with Jesus crucial? Find out now, with Fr. Hugh Barbour.Questions Covered:19:55 – My RCIA candidates keep thinking that the Old Testament God is different from the New Testament God. How can I help them see they are one and the same? 30:00 – In adoration, I feel like I am not getting a good enough connection with God. I am going t…
 
Actor Michael J. Fox opens up about the long-term effects of Parkinson's disease and how he found his way back to optimism after experiencing a particularly brutal year. Artist and curator Anique Jordan discusses Three-Thirty, a new exhibition with the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival that asks the question: who has power in a city?…
 
Jesus spent a large portion of his earthly ministry as an exorcist, casting out demons.Questions Covered:17:57 – Can fasting drive out demons? 22:22 – How do we know whether an evil spirit is telling us the truth? 32:57 – Are there rabbis in the Jewish faith today who are exorcists? 35:42 – Should we preach in our churches more about the existence …
 
Is there hard evidence for Jesus Christ’s existence?Questions Covered:15:37 – Is it a good defense to say that Christianity is true because it points back to the person of Christ, who is God, whereas other religions point to mere humans or myths? 18:30 – Why don’t people believe in Jesus when there is historical evidence of his existence? 31:00 – W…
 
Musician, artist, poet and professor Narcy discusses his new book Text Messages: Or How I Found Myself Time Traveling, and why he wrestles so much with the technology that makes his art possible. On this week's q screen panel, Teri Hart and Jason Gorber share their reviews of The Queen's Gambit and tell us how the Netflix miniseries became the offi…
 
Non-Catholics call with questions for Tim Staples.Questions Covered:04:16 – Is there any biblical or historical evidence that the queen mother of the Davidic kingdom brought requests to the king? 13:44 – Can I still attend Catholic Mass, even if I am not a Catholic? 17:05 – Why did the Catholic Church kill Jan Huss? 30:30 – The Catholic Church was …
 
JD Flynn talks about all the latest news in the Catholic Church.Questions Covered:13:57 – I heard that the Pope is now approving civil unions and same-sex marriage. Is this true? 20:06 – Who has been recommended by McCarrick who is now a cardinal or a bishop? 29:10 – What is your opinion on the persecution of Christians and Catholics in the media a…
 
AC/DC singer Brian Johnson talks about overcoming hearing loss to create the band's explosive new comeback album Power Up. On this week's q This music panel, A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen discuss the highs and lows of the 2020 Country Music Association Awards. Musicologist Nate Sloan breaks down why Mariah Carey's festive hit All I Want For Chri…
 
Please help to fund Catholic Answers Live for the next 3 months by going to catholicanswersradio.com to donate!Questions Covered:04:52 – Jesus says the greatest commandment is to love God with your whole mind and heart. Is it a mortal sin to not do this? If so, how can we ever be in a state of grace? 17:38 – How do we know which Old Testament laws …
 
Please help to fund Catholic Answers Live for the next 3 months by going to catholicanswersradio.com to donate!Questions Covered:10:09 – I don’t find enough biblical evidence for papal infallibility. Are there some verses that I am missing? 21:17 – If God made Mary free from original sin, why is it significant that Mary experienced an immaculate co…
 
Actress Gillian Anderson talks about stepping into the role of Margaret Thatcher, Britain's first female prime minister, in the latest season of The Crown. Chef and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson discusses his new cookbook The Rise, which celebrates the richness of Black food cultures and examines how Black people have often been written out of foo…
 
Please help to fund Catholic Answers Live for the next 3 months by going to catholicanswersradio.com to donate!Questions Covered:05:22 – In the CCC, what does it mean when it says that we can only pray to the Father through Jesus? 11:10 – How was God created? 18:26 – If we receive the Holy Spirit in baptism and confirmation, what happened in Acts 8…
 
Please help to fund Catholic Answers Live for the next 3 months by going to catholicanswersradio.com to donate!Questions Covered:05:41 – What role does the lay person play in Bible interpretation in the Catholic Church? 23:11 – How do Catholics interpret Romans 13? 33:55 – What are two books you would recommend for my Christian friend who questions…
 
Singer-songwriter Yusuf/Cat Stevens reflects on his groundbreaking folk album, Tea for the Tillerman, 50 years after its original release. Actress Sandra Oh talks about her role in the series Killing Eve and the importance of "being true to yourself" in Hollywood. Documentary filmmaker Doug Knutson charts Trenton, Ont.'s rise and fall as "Hollywood…
 
Please help to fund Catholic Answers Live for the next 3 months by going to catholicanswersradio.com to donate!Questions Covered:08:24 – I discovered Catholic radio about 6 months ago. I pledged within a week. I went back to the Church and confession. I recently found out that being divorced without an annulment is a sin. How can I be forgiven for …
 
Please help to fund Catholic Answers Live for the next 3 months by going to catholicanswersradio.com to donate!Questions Covered:09:45 – What is your opinion on the divine right theory? Did monarchs really have authority from God? 20:29 – How did you prepare to have such a big, great family? What can a person do to raise a holy family? 34:00 – What…
 
Toronto writer and poet Souvankham Thammavongsa reflects on winning the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her short story collection How to Pronounce Knife. In a wide-reaching extended conversation with Margaret Atwood, the celebrated Canadian writer discusses alien invasions, rare curse words, and why reading poetry isn't like eating Cracker Jack. …
 
Trent asks listeners why they support abortion and answers by explaining the truth about the dignity of life.Questions Covered:02:58 – I am pro-choice in the instance when a mother’s mental health is in danger. 12:48 – Are you consistent with your beliefs? How can you be pro-life but also pro-factory farming? 22:12 – I am pro-choice because believe…
 
Trent asks listeners why they support abortion and answers by explaining the truth about the dignity of life.Questions Covered:13:48 – I am pro-choice because bodily autonomy comes before anyone’s right to life. 29:41 – I am pro-choice because I don’t see that life is in inherent in human beings. There is nothing more special about me than there is…
 
Former Jeopardy! contestants Dhruv Gaur and Reem Fattouh pay tribute to the late Canadian icon Alex Trebek, who died yesterday at the age of 80. On this week's q screen panel, Kathleen Newman-Bremang and John Semley discuss Alex Trebek's lasting legacy and how his passing marks the end of an era for television. Canadian actor Eric McCormack talks a…
 
How can spouses bring Christ into marriage?Questions Covered:17:00 – What are practical ways to pray with a husband who is agnostic? 29:00 – I am getting married in 3 weeks. Do you have any tips for how to make Jesus the center of our relationship? 35:14 – When my husband wasn’t onboard with the faith, I began praying as a family with my children o…
 
God created the heavens and the earth. How did He do it?Questions Covered:14:37 – What is the official Church teaching on creation and evolution? 23:08 – It’s known that the universe works according to the laws of quantum mechanics, which has no beginning or end. How does this fact work with the Catholic position on evolution? 29:40 – How can it be…
 
Writer Heidi Schreck discusses her Broadway show turned film What the Constitution Means to Me, about the way women's lives are shaped by the American Constitution. On this week's q This music panel, A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen talk about the Grammys' decision to rename the world music album category due to the term's "connotations of colonial…
 
Questions Covered:03:23 – Station of the Cross…What is the biblical evidence for Mary’s perpetual virginity? 14:05 – What is God? 17:57 – Are all religions and denominations equal in God’s eyes? 23:02 – Why is it fair for people to go to heaven who live bad lives and then confess their sins at the very end? 28:45 – If Muslims are worshipping the sa…
 
Comedian Negin Farsad shares her thoughts on this year's (at this point undecided) U.S. presidential election, and looks back on a few "highlights" from the past four years of American politics. Fleet Foxes singer-songwriter Robin Pecknold tells us how he found his breakthrough during the pandemic to write the band's critically acclaimed new album …
 
Questions Covered:12:30 – How do I defend the faith against Gnosticism? 21:00 – I met a young person who said he is not pro-abortion except in the case of rape. How can I respond to him? 22:52 – I have been debating with a Baptist about the validity of the apocrypha by saying that the original King James bible included it. Is this a good way to tak…
 
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