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Persecution

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

by Bishop Robert Barron . June 29, 2015 .

One reason the Supreme Court's decision has been rather shocking to American Catholics is that we have had, at least for the last century or so, a fairly benign relationship with the environing culture. But now the Church finds itself opposed by the ideology of secularism. So what do we do?

Spoiler Alert

Fr. Barron on ‘Cinderella’

by Bishop Robert Barron . March 27, 2015 .

Kenneth Branagh’s “Cinderella” is the most surprising Hollywood movie of the year, not because it subverts the traditional fairy story, but because it presents it as a deeply Christian tale.

ISIS and the Cross

by Bishop Robert Barron . March 20, 2015 .

The ISIS terrorist group recently released a brutal video titled “A Message in Blood to the Nation of the Cross.” Up and down the centuries, tyrants and their lackeys have thought that they could wipe out the followers of Jesus through acts of violence. But as Tertullian observed long ago, the blood of the martyrs is the seed of the Church.

The Persecution of Christians in the Middle East

by Bishop Robert Barron . August 11, 2014 .

Though you would never guess it from the paucity of coverage in the major news media, there is a fierce persecution of Christians going on in the Middle East. Fr. Barron comments the latest wave of violence.

Anti-Catholicism: The Last Acceptable Prejudice

by Bishop Robert Barron . January 22, 2014 .

Another video from Fr. Barron and Word on Fire commenting on subjects from modern day culture.

A Persecuted Church and Its Heroes

by Bishop Robert Barron . January 11, 2012 .

Another video from Fr. Barron and Word on Fire commenting on subjects from modern day culture.

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