Bishop Robert Barron

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Father Robert Barron is the founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries, the Rector of Mundelein Seminary, and the host of CATHOLICISM, a groundbreaking, award winning documentary about the Catholic Faith.

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Why remain Catholic (with so much scandal)?

The text below has been transcribed from a video released by Word on Fire Aug. 30. I wanted to speak to you again about this terrible crisis we’re passing through […]

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Scorsese’s Silence and the seaside martyrs

I have long been an ardent fan of Martin Scorsese’s films. Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas, The Aviator, Gangs of New York, The Last Waltz, Casino, etc. are among the […]

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Your life does not belong to you

It was revealed this week that, for the first time in its history, Harvard University, which had been founded for religious purposes and named for a minister of the Gospel, […]

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We’ve Been Here Before: Marriage and the Room of Tears

Just last week, I had the privilege of spending four hours in the Sistine Chapel with my Word on Fire team. Toward the end of our filming, the director of […]

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Why having a heart of gold is not what Christianity is about

Father Robert Barron is founder of the global ministry, Word on Fire, and rector of Mundelein Seminary in Illinois. He is the creator of the award winning documentary series “Catholicism.” […]