Book Review: Letter to a Suffering Church, by Bishop Robert Barron

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***I received an electronic copy of “Letter to a Suffering Church” in exchange for an honest review.***

When I saw the marketing email last Monday from Word on Fire advertising the new book Letter to a Suffering Church – a book about the sex abuse crisis plaguing every level of the Church – I stopped in my tracks. Was it possible, with his signature wit and wisdom, Bishop Barron could address wounded Catholics in a way that would begin to soothe the hearts of a devastated flock heartbroken over last summer’s explosive revelations and fallout?

In Letter to a Suffering Church, I believe he does.

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7 Quick Takes — Weddings and Almshouses [vol. 7]

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As I write this, I’m sitting at a gate at Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston waiting on my delayed flight to Maryland to see my sweet cousin get married.  I am super excited about the weekend, so much so that I’m not really worried about the fact that my flight is running 30 minutes late (so far) and that yesterday was Sept 11th. Continue reading