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Bishop Barron on Shakespeare and the Fading of the Catholic World

Bishop Robert Barron

May 26, 2016


This month the world marked the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare, the greatest writer in the English language. Whatever his personal religious commitments, the great poet, throughout his work, was indeed mourning the loss of something that came apart in the sixteenth century—something beautiful and something worth putting back together.