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Bishop Barron on Canceling Padre Serra

by Bishop Robert Barron . July 22, 2020 .

The entire effort to erase the memory of St. Junípero Serra is from a historical standpoint ridiculous and from a moral standpoint more than a little frightening. When we see mobs of people tearing down and desecrating statues of a great Catholic saint, how can we not see the ugly…

Canceling Padre Serra

by Bishop Robert Barron . July 20, 2020 .

I have just received word that, after voting to remove a large statue of St. Junípero Serra that stands in front of their City Hall, the government of Ventura, California (which is in my pastoral region) is now considering removing the image of Padre Serra from the county seal. This…

Cancelando al Padre Serra

by Bishop Robert Barron . July 20, 2020 .

Acabo de recibir la noticia de que, después de votar para retirar una gran estatua de san Junípero Serra que se encuentra frente a su ayuntamiento, el gobierno de Ventura, California (que está en mi región pastoral) está considerando ahora la posibilidad de retirar la imagen del Padre Serra del…

Bishop Barron on God, Equality, and the Founding of America

by Bishop Robert Barron . July 9, 2020 .

We are in a time of profound cultural convulsion. There are deep concerns about the nature of justice and politics. But what makes for a just social order? The fundamental understanding of “unalienable” and God-given human rights. When we take belief in God out of that equation, the foundation of…

A Talk on the Hill

by Bishop Robert Barron . November 19, 2019 .

A couple of weeks ago, I had the distinct privilege of addressing an audience of Senators, Representatives, and Capitol Hill staffers in a beautiful room at the Library of Congress. This event was made possible by two Congressmen, Rep. Tom Suozzi of New York, a Democrat, and Rep. John…

Una charla en Capitol Hill

by Bishop Robert Barron . November 19, 2019 .

Hace un par de semanas, tuve el privilegio de dirigirme a una audiencia compuesta por senadores, representantes y personal de Capitol Hill en una bella sala de la biblioteca del Congreso. El evento fue posible gracias a dos congresistas, el demócrata Tom Suozzi de Nueva York y el republicano…

The Call of Justice (Library of Congress)

by Bishop Robert Barron . November 13, 2019 .

On October 29, 2019, Bishop Barron spoke at the Library of Congress to a bipartisan group of Senators, Representatives, and Capitol Hill staffers about political life as a vocation, the relationship of the Divine Law to positive law, and the call of justice.

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