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by Joe Bukuras Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 17, 2022 / 14:45 pm Cameron Bertuzzi, a popular Protestant YouTube host, announced Thursday online that he is in the process of converting to Catholicism. “So, the big announcement is that on Sept. 20, 2022, I decided to become Catholic. I’m currently in …

by Joe Bukuras Boston, Mass., Nov 3, 2022 / 13:03 pm Bishop Robert Barron has pledged to reconsecrate a Catholic Minnesota cemetery vandalized on Halloween night with satanic and vulgar graffiti. “On this feast of All Souls, when the Church honors our beloved dead, I would like to express my …

by Jonah McKeown St. Louis, Mo., Jun 3, 2022 / 17:18 pm Bishop Robert Barron, whom Pope Francis appointed this week to lead the Diocese of Winona-Rochester, said in a Thursday press conference that he will continue to create content for the media apostolate he founded, but that there is …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jun 2, 2022 / 04:05 am The Vatican announced Thursday that Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Robert Barron to lead the Diocese of Winona-Rochester, Minnesota. Barron, who runs the popular Catholic media apostolate Word on Fire, has served as an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of …

Whether we like it or not, media has infused itself into almost every aspect of our lives. We watch local television news and streaming services, listen to the radio as we drive and scroll through social media feeds at our leisure – it is our constant companion. But we can …

Generations of Boston College students have been profoundly influenced by the wisdom, intelligence and wit of philosophy professor Peter Kreeft. Countless readers have benefited from his voluminous writings. Bishop Robert Barron’s Word on Fire Institute is arguably the world’s most sophisticated and effective communicator of the New Evangelization. So, when …

Bishops at the USCCB General Assembly in Baltimore, June 2019. Credit: Kate Veik/CNA
by Christine Rousselle Baltimore, Md., Nov 16, 2021 / 15:28 pm Members of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops elected six new chairmen-elect on Nov. 16 at their Fall General Assembly in Baltimore. The chairmen-elect will serve in the role for one year before assuming the position of “chairman” …

I don’t know about you, but there came a point in my adult life when suddenly the Eucharist seemed perplexing and oddly foreign. I needed more ownership of something I had begun taking for granted. I needed a better understanding of why Jesus instituted the Eucharist. Thankfully, I started listening …

by Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Sep 1, 2021 / 18:00 pm Bishop Robert Barron said on Tuesday that the Harvard University chaplains made a “complete and abject surrender” by electing an atheist as the president of their association. “What does bother me,” Barron wrote in an Aug. 31 op-ed for …

By CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Jun 29, 2021 / 13:20 pm Bishop Robert Barron, auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles and head of Word on Fire ministries, called out Catholic Democratic lawmakers and others for claiming that dialogue with the U.S. bishops over abortion and the reception of Communion is the …