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A Talk on the Hill

November 19, 2019 Bishop Robert Barron 7

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 […]

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John Henry Newman in Full

October 15, 2019 Bishop Robert Barron 2

I write these words in the Rome airport, on my way to England, where I will deliver a paper on St. John Henry Newman and evangelization. I’m still basking in the glow of the splendid […]

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St. John Henry Newman

October 8, 2019 Bishop Robert Barron 6

As I compose these words, I am preparing to leave for Rome, where I will attend the canonization Mass for John Henry Newman, and then for Oxford, where I will give a paper on Newman’s […]

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Finding God in All Things

July 23, 2019 Bishop Robert Barron 5

There is, to be sure, a stress within the Biblical tradition that God is radically other: “Truly, you are a God who hides himself, O God of Israel, the Savior.” (Isaiah 45:15) and “No one […]