“Laudato Si” Athwart Modernity
by Bishop Robert Barron . May 19, 2020 .
In preparation for my participation in a USCCB sponsored symposium for the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical letter Laudato Si, I reread the famous and controversial document with some care. Many of the themes that struck me five years ago stood out again, but on this reading I was…
Bishop Barron on Not Doing Evil That Good May Come
by Bishop Robert Barron . May 7, 2020 .
Even as we legitimately fight the great social evils of our time, we must remember Paul’s simple but trenchant principle: never do evil that good might come of it.
Why We Can’t Do Evil Even If Good May Come
by Bishop Robert Barron . May 5, 2020 .
There is a curious and intriguing passage in the third chapter of St. Paul’s letter to the Romans, which in the context of the missive seems almost tossed-off, but which has proven to be a cornerstone of Catholic moral theology for the past two thousand years. Responding to some of…
Malick’s “A Hidden Life”: The Cost of Conscience (Part I)
by Jennifer Frey . March 11, 2020 .
The Way of Shame: Moral Education in Northanger Abbey
by Dominicans of the Province of St. Joseph . February 28, 2020 .
Bishop Barron on George Will’s “The Conservative Sensibility”
by Bishop Robert Barron . August 22, 2019 .
George Will gets some important things right in his new book, but he gets some even more basic things quite wrong.