Apologetics Video

  • GIVEN Forum Talks

    2 seasons

    The GIVEN Institute (“GIVEN”) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to activating the gifts of young adult women for the Catholic Church and the world. We inspire and equip the next generation of female leaders to “receive the gift that they are; realize the gifts they’ve been given; and res...

  • Catholic Answers: Ready Reasons

    1 season

    Ready Reasons are short videos that discuss various topics within the Catholic faith. These concise videos are meant to start a conversation about the Catholic faith and lead viewer to begin their own journey towards the truths of the Catholic faith, or to deepen their understanding of it.

  • Why Doesn't God Just Show Himself?


    If there is a God, and God can do anything, then why doesn't He just show Himself? Wouldn’t that make it a whole lot easier to believe? Then wouldn’t everyone believe? We all might flirt with this question at some point in our lives, maybe in a moment of doubt or discouragement. Yes, God co...

  • Why Is Sin Bad?


    If your child was doing something that you knew was harmful to them, even possibly fatal, would it bother you? It would be any parent’s greatest heartache. Before we ask what sin is, and without even talking about heaven and hell, we need to ask, why is sin bad for me and my life right now. Or...

  • Divine Mercy 101 with Fr. Chris Alar, MIC


    "Divine Mercy is the urgent message of hope for our world. Learn the powerful devotion and graces associated with it in this dynamic presentation with Fr. Chris Alar, MIC, filmed live at the National Shrine of the Divine Mercy in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

    Divine Mercy 101 provides a clear a...

  • What's the Best Thing We Could Want?


    If I were a house, what kind of house would I be… Do I want to be, better? How do I look at self improvement, and how does God? Where do I set the bar, and where does He? How much do I really want to change about myself, and how much does God really want to change in me? Inspired by C.S. Le...

  • What Is Love?


    What is my love? What is His love? And what’s the difference. This simple, touching short exposes the many implications of Jesus’ number one commandment.

  • How to Talk About Marriage and Same-Sex Unions with Trent Horn


    Most people want to defend marriage, but they don't know where to begin—let Trent Horn show you how.

    Seemingly in the blink of an eye, same-sex marriage (SSM) has gone from being a radical new idea to an inevitable fact of life in the West. Yet even as its proponents increasingly pressure Christ...

  • Finding Purpose


    All of us at some point will suffer from the want of meaning or purpose in our lives. Without it, we drift away from ourselves and everyone else, living in a state of anxiety. How do we break out of this anxiety of life? Two steps. Inspired by Bl. Fulton Sheen (The Philosophy of Life).

  • How to Win an Argument Without Losing a Soul by Matt Fradd


    Whether you're arguing with family members or Facebook friends, skeptical co-workers in the office or pushy proselytizers at your front door, it helps to have not only the facts but the skills for presenting your points forcefully and well.

    And just as important is your demeanor. For it's all to...

  • The Problem of Evil with Jimmy Akin


    If God is all-good and all-powerful, then why is there evil?

    This is perhaps the most vexing challenge that non-believers pose to Christians. Our world of violence, greed, and suffering seems incompatible with the God of the Gospel. How can we answer the challenge?

    In The Problem of Evil, Jimmy...

  • The Grumpy Farmer and the Cheerful Farmer


    Which one are you?

    “One secret to a sweet and happy Christian life, is learning to live by the day… Any one can carry his burden, however heavy, till nightfall. Any one can do her work, however hard, for one day. Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, until the sun goes down....

  • The Three Secrets to Sharing the Faith by Trent Horn


    Want to tell others about your Catholic Faith, but don't how where to start? Afraid you're not smart enough, knowledgeable enough, or outgoing enough?

    Don't worry, says Catholic Answers apologist Trent Horn. With a few simple tips and a little practice, anyone can be an effective apostle and eva...

  • In the Mind of the Artist


    Who am I… in the mind of God. Where do I come from? What is the foundation of my identity, and that of everyone else’s around me? In the Mind of the Artist is a unique look at who we are now, and, long before the universe even existed, and consequently, the incomprehensible dignity that comes ...

  • Faith, Hope, and Love with Bishop Fulton Sheen

    1 season

    Bishop Fulton J. Sheen is eloquence at its very best. These timeless messages offer inspiring guidance, encouragement, peace of mind and spiritual comfort that will touch the heart. Ages of Man — Drawing from Shakespeare, Bishop Fulton J. Sheen ponders the seven ages of man. Works from Confucius,...

  • Why God Still Matters by Karlo Broussard


    Have you noticed how some of the New Atheists don't even bother trying to disprove God's existence? Your arguments in favor of God don't even deserve a reply, they say, because not only does God not exist—he doesn't even matter.

    We don't need God to explain the universe, they say. We don't need ...

  • The Lord's Prayer: Reflection on the Changes by Mark Giszczak


    Recently the Italian bishops made a change to the Italian Missal, re-translating the line "and lead us not into temptation" from the Our Father. Dr. Mark Giszczak, associate professor of Sacred Scripture at the Augustine Institute, explains why they believe the new translation is more accurate an...

  • Miracles



    What are miracles? Are miracles possible and if so, how do we know? Do miracles happen and if so, what is their purpose? What attitudes should we take toward reports of miracles? How might miracles impact our prospects for future happiness? What are the perspectives of science, theology, and phil...

  • Angels: Bishop Fulton Sheen


    In this compilation of three episodes from his classic television program, "Life is Worth Living," Bishop Fulton Sheen delivers his thoughts on various elements of the Catholic Faith with his ever-present humor, animated presentation, and captivating mode of speaking. In the first segment, "Angel...

  • Catholic Answers National Conference

    1 season

    It's still acceptable today—barely—to hold to the quaint superstitions of Catholicism, as long as you don't carry them with you out of Sunday Mass. Because when it comes to reality, the guardians of permissible belief—from Harvard to Hollywood, from NPR to the New York Times—regard religion as fo...

  • Did Jesus Really Rise from the Dead?


    "If Christ has not been raised, said the Apostle Paul, then Christian Faith is in vain. The Resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth is not an incidental or minor aspect of Christianity. If Jesus did not rise from the dead, Christianity is certainly false.

    Skeptics have long tried to show that there ...

  • Lost Gospels or False Gospels? The Truth about the Other Gospels & Early Christianity


    Christians and many non-Christians have long accepted Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John—the four Gospels of the New Testament—as the only reliable accounts of the life and teaching of Jesus of Nazareth. Recent media stories and certain best-selling books have alerted the public to alternative writing...

  • Ignatius Press Conference

    1 season

    Joing the celebration of the 40th Anniver­sary of Ignatius Press with talks from found­er Fr. Joseph Fessio, SJ, Fr. Robert Spitzer, SJ, Steve Ray, and Michael D. O'Brien.

  • Jesus and His Church with Cardinal Dolan


    In this presentation from the Napa Institute, Timothy Cardinal Dolan speaks with great clarity and pastoral care about one of the greatest challenges facing the Church today: protecting the spousal oneness of Jesus Christ and his Church. He describes our current times as a post-ecclesial world, i...