Monday, September 5, 2016

John Henry Newman on Tradition and Truth

John Henry Newman on Tradition and Truth

John Henry Cardinal Newman (1801-90) converted from the Anglican priesthood to the Roman Catholic Church in 1844. The English political climate in Newman’s day was softening towards Catholics, particularly with the Catholic Emancipation Act of 1829. However, the cultural climate in England remained anti-Catholic for many years after this, as evidenced by the riots of …

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