Fr. Barron Comments on “The Ides of March”

“Well, George Clooney’s new movie is a taut, political thriller called the Ides of March, and it begins with a ‘beautiful’ depiction of an act of idolatry. At the prompting of his very energetic and gifted press aide… Governor Mike Morris… who is running for president. He’s at a debate. He’s asked about his religion and here’s what he said…”

Watch and listen to Fr. Barron’s commentary on “The Ides of March” (spoiler alert).

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Bishop Robert Barron

Bishop Robert Barron is the founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries and the host of CATHOLICISM, a groundbreaking, award-winning documentary about the Catholic Faith. He was ordained an Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles on September 8, 2015.

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1 Comment

  1. Your take on the movie made it sound more interesting to me than I’d have thought possible for something produced by George Clooney. I’m assuming the wisdom was a happy coincidence, not by his design.

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