Bishop Robert Barron: Don’t push for undoing of Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling

LA auxiliary says "it would probably cause much more difficulty if we kept pressing it"

Bishop Barron, Auxiliary Bishop of Archdiocese of LA, joined Dave Rubin on the January 30 episode of the Rubin Report to discuss religion. Rubin: Your personal feelings on [the SCOTUS decision on same-sex marriage]: I assume you felt it was the wrong decision by the Court – is that fair to say? Bishop Barron: Yeah, no, I do, but I don’t think I want to press it much further, … [Read more...]

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Bishop Barron invited to speak at LMU

Lecture on "Beauty and Evangelization" has already reached its capacity; waitlist only

LMU has invited Bishop Robert Barron to give the annual Cassasa Lecture. Bishop Barron will deliver a free, public lecture on “Beauty and Evangelization” on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in Roski Dining Commons, University Hall. From the LMU website: “What is the relationship among the beautiful, the good, and the true? How do these concepts relate to … [Read more...]

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“Sounding the alarm about assisted suicide laws”

Pastor Rick Warren and Bishop Robert Barron join forces to raise awareness about dangers of assisted suicide laws

The following comes from a November 22 Christian Newswire article: Life Legal hosted a conversation about life and death between two of the nation's most prominent faith leaders to discuss problems with assisted suicide laws. Pastor Rick Warren is the head Saddleback Church in Orange County, California, which attracts over 20,000 weekly attendees to its 18 campuses … [Read more...]

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Scott Hahn, Bishop Barron, Kathryn Lopez, John Allen, Archbishop Gomez

L.A. archdiocese news to go fully digital, including Instagram and Twitter

The following comes from a June 29 email from Angelus News. It's time for the Angelus: The Catholic Church continues its entrance into the digital age with Angelus News, a multimedia news platform from the center of global pop culture, Los Angeles. Angelus News provides round the clock content from the voices in the Church we trust and love: Archbishop Gomez, Bishop … [Read more...]

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Why Francis wants to go ahead with Serra canonization

Extraordinary model

The following comes from a Sept. 3 posting by Bishop-elect Robert Barron on Real Clear Religion. The upcoming canonization of Blessed Junípero Serra in Washington, D.C. -- the first ever to take place on American soil -- has generated a good deal of controversy. For his defenders, Padre Serra was an intrepid evangelist and a model of Gospel living, while for his … [Read more...]

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Archbishop Gomez announces pastoral assignments for new auxiliary bishops

San Gabriel, San Fernando, and Santa Barbara regions each get episcopal vicar

The following comes from an August 20 Angelus article: Archbishop José H. Gomez announced the pastoral assignments for Bishops-elect Joseph V. Brennan, David G. O’Connell and Robert Barron on August 17. Bishop-elect Brennan will serve as the episcopal vicar of the San Fernando Pastoral Region; Bishop-elect O’Connell will serve the as episcopal vicar of the San Gabriel … [Read more...]

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