Being American, Being Catholic
by Bishop Robert Barron . July 4, 2010 .
We Americans embrace freedom. However, a proper understanding of freedom must inform our celebration of it. In both classical philosophy and the Bible, "freedom is not so much individual choice as the disciplining of desire so as to make the achievement of the good, first possible, then effortless." This freedom may seem confining, but it is actually liberating for it aligns oneself to the truth. In Christ, by whom we are created equal in dignity, we become free. As Catholics, we can embrace America's protection of equal rights, but we must be critical of modern interpretations of freedom.
Sen. Kennedy, Abortion, and the Party of the Little Guy
by Bishop Robert Barron . September 1, 2009 .
Another article from Fr. Barron and Word on Fire commenting on subjects from modern day culture.