Browsing: Bp Robert Barron

Articles from Bishop-elect Robert Barron, Auxiliary Bishop-elect of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles the founder of the global ministry Word on Fire.

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“The Dark Knight Rises” & Christ

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Consciously or not, the archetype of Christ the Savior still haunts the imaginations of our writers, critics, philosophers, and especially our filmmakers. The most recent instance of this is the new Batman movie, “The Dark Knight Rises.”

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Woody Allen, Moralist

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Fr Robert Barron comments on Woody Allen’s latest movie “To Rome With Love” and its central message; simple love should triumph over glitz, glamour and ephemeral pleasure.

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The Bully Problem

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In light of the recent documentary “Bully”, a troubling documentary following the stories of bullied students, Fr. Robert Barron discusses bullying, masculinity and manhood in our world.

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Why Do Catholics Leave?

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Fr Robert Barron discusses the Byron & Zech survey on why Catholics leave the Church. The survey finds some more surprising results which centre on Parish community level issues. Fr Barron looks at these and shows how we can fix these issues through stronger relationships and better “customer relations”.

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Fr. Robert Barron: The Message of Palm Sunday

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The texts that Christians typically read on Palm Sunday have become so familiar to them that they probably don’t sense their properly revolutionary power. But no first-century Jew would have missed the excitement and danger implicit in the coded language of the accounts describing Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem just a few days before his death.