Posts Tagged ‘Robert Barron’

Fr Robert Barron finds God in unexpected places

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

Fr Robert Barron, YouTube evangelist

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Charged by Cardinal Francis George with the vague task of “jump-starting evangelism” in Chicago’s archdiocese nearly a decade ago, the Rev. Robert Barron accepted the mantle with gusto — and in the process, became one of the country’s best-known priests. This year, his Word on Fire ministry plans to complete the first six episodes of Read more

God and Religion video watched more than 14 million times

Saturday, February 4th, 2012

Jefferson Bethke, 22, and has created a vigorous online debate about God and Religion When he  posted his “Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus” video on YouTube,he made a bet with his roommates about how many views the video would get by morning. The lowest bet was 1,000 and the highest bet was 6,000, By the time Read more