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The Development of Doctrine

by Bishop Robert Barron . November 6, 2014 .

How can Blessed John Henry Newman's idea of the 'development of doctrine' frame our discussion about the recent Synod on the Family? And does Cardinal Walter Kasper's proposal represent an authentic development in Church teaching or a corruption?

John Henry Newman at the Synod on the Family

by Bishop Robert Barron . October 28, 2014 .

How can Bl. John Henry Newman's idea of the 'development of doctrine' frame our discussion about the recent Synod on the Family? And does Cardinal Walter Kasper's proposal represent an authentic development in Church teaching or a corruption?

Preaching the Radical Word

by Bishop Robert Barron . February 13, 2011 .

Like a good healer, Jesus has not come simply to behaviorally modify us; he has come to heal us at the root of our being, eradicating all dysfunction from our most basic core.

The Theology of Marriage

by Bishop Robert Barron . October 4, 2009 .

Marriage is not just some secular act or social arrangement. Rather, it is brought about by God for God's purposes. Marriage is properly understood, first and foremost, as a theological act. The purpose and meaning of marriage is revealed in the mystery of God's own life (the Trinity) , in God's relationship to creation, and in Christ's relationship with the Church.