Posts Tagged ‘Fr Robert Barron’

New media evangeliser Fr Robert Barron to be a bishop Comments 0

Friday, July 24th, 2015

The priest believed to be the second most followed Catholic leader on social media has been appointed as an auxiliary bishop. Pope Francis has appointed Fr Robert Barron as one of three new auxiliary bishops of Los Angeles. Bishop-elect Barron is the founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries, host of the award-winning “Catholicism” film Read more

Fr Robert Barron finds God in unexpected places Comments 0

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Back in 2007, a Catholic priest from Chicago uploaded a video on YouTube – not about social issues, church scandals, or religious observances, but about Martin Scorsese’s film The Departed. “Evil cannot be fought on its own terms,” Fr. Barron said, riffing on Jack Nicholson’s character. “You fight fire with fire, the world becomes hotter. Read more