The Word on Fire Institute Presents

Bishop Barron Speaks on the Sexual Abuse Crisis

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Replay of Live Book Studies

Part I

Part II

Jared Zimmerer and Dr. Matt Nelson will have two LIVE book study discussions on Bishop Barron's new book, Letter to a Suffering Church: A Bishop Speaks on the Sexual Abuse Crisis.

The first discussion focuses on the first three chapters:
  • CH 1 - The Devil's Masterpiece
  • CH 2 - Light from Scripture
  • CH 3 - We Have Been Here Before
The second discussion focuses on the final two chapters:
  • CH 4 - Why Should We Stay?
  • CH 5 - The Way Forward

For more information on Bishop Barron's newest book, please see the information linked below and visit: SufferingChurchBook.com.

VIDEOS

Bishop barron Discusses New Book

Why Remain Catholic? (With So Much Scandal)

Bishop Barron Q&A About the Sexual Abuse Crisis

Bishop Barron on Ezekiel and the Sex Abuse Crisis

ARTICLES

Tintoretto and the Reform of the Church

Whenever the Gospels present the disciples of Jesus in a boat, they are, of course, symbolically representing the Church. So Tintoretto is showing the Church in its practically permanent condition across the ages: at sea, rocked by waves, in danger of going under...

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The McCarrick Mess

When I was going through school, the devil was presented to us as a myth, a literary device, a symbolic manner of signaling the presence of evil in the world. I will admit to internalizing this view and largely losing my sense of the devil as a real spiritual person. What shook my agnosticism in regard to the evil one was the clerical sex abuse scandal...

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Wise Words from the Bishop of Rome Concerning the Clergy Sex Abuse Scandal

It is the custom of the Pope to offer Christmas greetings to his official family, the bishops and Cardinals who direct the various departments of the Roman Curia. But his words at this occasion are typically much more than mere pleasantries. They constitute, usually, a kind of review of the previous year from the perspective of the Bishop of Rome...

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Biblical Wisdom for Troubled Times

I was recently scheduled to address the priests of the Archdiocese of Boston, but bad weather rolled into O’Hare, and my flight was cancelled. However, I’d like to share with you some of the insights I had intended to offer to the Boston priests...

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