Word on Fire’s Robert Barron installed as bishop of Rochester, Minnesota

Word on Fire’s Robert Barron installed as bishop of Rochester, Minnesota

CNA—Bishop Robert Barron, the founder of the Catholic media apostolate Word on Fire, was installed as the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester, Minnesota, at St. John the Evangelist Co-Cathedral in Rochester on Friday. Appointed by Pope Francis earlier this summer, Barron is returning to the Midwest after almost seven years as auxiliary bishop…

Baseball, Bishops and Catholic Night at the Ballpark

Baseball, Bishops and Catholic Night at the Ballpark

Catholic Business Journal brings you a moment from the past that is perhaps worth repeating elsewhere in the country, you be the judge—On Sept. 2, 2016, Dodger Stadium served as the center of a massive Venn diagram of local Catholics and lifelong fans of the Los Angeles Dodgers, as the ballpark hosted its first-ever “Catholic…

Bishop Barron: New York, Abortion, and a Short Route to Chaos

Bishop Barron: New York, Abortion, and a Short Route to Chaos

It was the celebration that was particularly galling. On the 46th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, the governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, signed into law a protocol that gives practically unrestricted access to abortion, permitting the killing of an unborn child up until the moment of delivery. In the wake of the…