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Martyrdom

Bishop Barron on the Persecution of Christians

by Bishop Robert Barron . May 30, 2019 .

There were more Christian martyrs in the twentieth century than in all of the previous nineteen centuries combined. Hitler, Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot, and many of their lesser-known totalitarian colleagues put millions of Christians to death for their faith in that terrible hundred- year period. One of the saddest features of the still-young twenty-first century is that this awful trend is undoubtedly continuing. By far the most persecuted religious group in the world today are Christians, and they are dying by the thousands especially in the Middle East and in Africa.

The Imperialism of the Martyrs

by Bishop Robert Barron . May 12, 2019 .

The book of Revelation is an unveiling of a new state of affairs, the new things that are on offer in light of Jesus’ resurrection from the dead. Though it looks like worldly power holds sway, real power belongs to the army of those who have chosen to follow the…

Violence Against Christians and the Waning of Reason

by Bishop Robert Barron . April 30, 2019 .

There were more Christian martyrs in the twentieth century than in all of the previous nineteen centuries combined. Hitler, Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot, and many of their lesser-known totalitarian colleagues put millions of Christians to death for their faith in that terrible hundred- year period. One of the saddest features…

La violencia contra los cristianos y el declive de la razón

by Bishop Robert Barron . April 30, 2019 .

Hubo más mártires cristianos en el siglo XX que en los diecinueve siglos anteriores combinados. Hitler, Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot y muchos otros de sus colegas totalitarios menos conocidos mataron a millones de cristianos por su fe en ese terrible periodo de cien años. Una de las características más tristes…

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