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John Henry Newman was a leading priest in the Church of England whose conversion to Catholicism was a major event of the 1840s. Newman was a popular speaker and a scholar at Oxford, making his conversion all the more welcome to Catholics and shocking to Anglicans. Newman had been ordained as an Anglican priest in 1825; he was ordained as a Catholic priest in 1847, and in 1879 he was created a cardinal by Pope Leo XIII. His Apologia Pro Vita Sua (1864) is considered a classic among religious More »
Born: February 21, 1801 (London, England)


John Henry Newman, Cong. Orat. (21 February 1801 – 11 August 1890) was a poet and theologian, first an Anglican priest and later a Catholic priest and cardinal, who was an important and controversial figure in the religious history of England in the 19th century. He was known nationally by the mid-1830s. Originally an ...


September 24. John Henry Newman, the 19th-century's most important English- speaking Roman Catholic theologian, spent the first half of his life as an Anglican a.


Newman, John Henry, his works and his life integrated in one website. Current contents: 10 volumes of sermons; D evelopment of Doctrine; Letters and Diaries; Anglican Difficulties; Position of Catholics; Apologia; Dream of Gerontius; Letter to Pusey; Letter to Norfolk; Life of Cardinal Newman (Ward); etc.


Sep 17, 2010 ... As part of his visit to Britain Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI will beatify John Henry Newman, bringing the 19th century British cardinal one step closer to sainthood. But some question whether the revered cardinal and prolific author was in a relationship with his friend Ambrose St. John.


Born in the City of London, 21 February, 1801, the eldest of six children, three boys and three girls; died at Edgbaston, Birmingham, 11 August, 1890. Over his descent there has been some discussion as regards the paternal side. His father was John Newman, a banker, his mother Jemima Fourdrinier, of a Huguenot family ...


Blessed John Henry Newman, (born Feb. 21, 1801, London, Eng.—died Aug. 11, 1890, Birmingham, Warwick; beatified Sept. 19, 2010; feast day October 9), influential churchman and man of letters of the 19th century, who led the Oxford Movement in the Church of England and later became a cardinal-deacon in the ...


John Henry Newman was born in London on 21st February 1801, the eldest son of a London banker. His family were members of the Church of England but without any strong religious commitment. The young John Henry learned at an early age to love the Bible and enjoyed reading it. In 1808 he was sent to Ealing School ...


"Beautiful, thorough...Ker's biography is the leader in a crowded and partisan field. Both for its detail, and sympathetic reading of his subject, this biography should continue to serve as the standard life of Newman for some time to come." --Reformation 21. "As splendid and enthralling a Life as I have had in my hands for ...


Newman (1801-1890) was an Anglican convert to Roman Catholicism. Learn from his sermons and teaching on education, and seek his intercession.