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Catholic Answers Timeline

1979
Responding to Fundamentalist flyers, Karl Keating distributes his first tract and opens P.O. box for Catholic Answers
1979
1982
July 26: CA incorporates
1982
July 26: CA incorporates
1987
Catholic Answers Newsletter starts publishing monthly
1987
1988
Karl Keating leaves law practice to run CA full-time
1988
Karl Keating leaves law practice to run CA full-time
1990
This Rock magazine begins circulation, taking over for Catholic Answers Newsletter
1990
1993
CA debuts Pillar of Fire, Pillar of Truth booklet at St. John Paul II’s World Youth Day in Denver, will go on to distribute millions of copies worldwide
1993
CA debuts Pillar of Fire, Pillar of Truth booklet at St. John Paul II’s World Youth Day in Denver, will go on to distribute millions of copies worldwide
1996
Fr. Ray Ryland joins CA as first chaplain
CA launches Catholic.com
Winning Converts, CA’s first book, published
1996
1997
Catholic Answers Live radio show begins
1997
Catholic Answers Live radio show begins
2000
CA attends World Youth Day in Rome
2000
2005
The Essential Catholic Survival Guide published
2005
The Essential Catholic Survival Guide published
2010
The Fathers Know Best published
2010
2011
This Rock becomes Catholic Answers Magazine
2011
This Rock becomes Catholic Answers Magazine
2013
First Annual Catholic Answers Conference
CA attends World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro
2013
2014
CA introduces 20 Answers booklet series
2014
CA introduces 20 Answers booklet series
2015
G.K. Chesterton Studio is built
2015
2016
Christopher Check succeeds Karl Keating as Catholic Answers’ second president
Catholic Answers Studios launches
2016
Christopher Check succeeds Karl Keating as Catholic Answers’ second president
Catholic Answers Studios launches
2017
Why We’re Catholic released, becomes bestseller
Cy Kellett joins as Host of Catholic Answers Live
EWTN launches 30-minute CA television show
Catholic Answers Live begins livestreaming on Facebook, YouTube, Periscope
2017
2018
School of Apologetics kicks off
Catholic Answers Live app launches
2018
School of Apologetics kicks off
Catholic Answers Live app launches
2020
Catholic Answers surpasses 100,000 subscribers to their YouTube channel
2020