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Bishop Barron’s Pitiful (But Honest) Response to a Church in Crisis

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Across the developed world, ignorant mobs and anarchists are tearing down statues of saints, defacing church monuments, and setting the churches on fire. Not to mention that in the developing world many Christians continue to suffer martyrdom by the thousands at the hands of secular and religious extremists. This has caused many people to finally […]

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Bishop Barron: Not My Job

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These days, many Catholics are asking the question: Why aren’t bishops doing more in response to the rioting, looting, arson, vandalism and shootings that have plagued our nation, especially when these incidents involve Catholic parishes and monuments? Most recently, protestors have attacked statues of Saint Junipero Serra in San Francisco, Ventura, and Los Angeles.  The […]

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Bishop Barron Wants To Police Catholic Media

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Less than two years after the “Summer of Shame”, one of America’s most prominent bishops is calling for the hierarchy to begin policing Catholic laypeople’s social media platforms. Here are Bishop Robert Barron’s own words, published in the National Catholic Register last week: Bishop Barron said he believes the bishops should consider exercising their authority […]

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Hell Is Real — And It Isn’t Empty

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Bishop Robert Barron, the auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles and a pioneer of online evangelism, is hardly prone to controversy. Yet the telegenic prelate stirred something of a firestorm back in June that continues to spill ink today. In fact, it isn’t a new debate at all. Commenting on the Gospel reading for June 25 […]