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Why we need a distribution of power

January 5, 2021 Bishop Robert Barron 18

A crucially important feature of Catholic social teaching, but one frequently underemphasized or misunderstood, is a clear animus against the concentration of power within a society. This perilous agglomeration can happen economically, politically, or culturally. […]

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Canceling Padre Serra

July 20, 2020 Bishop Robert Barron 13

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 […]