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Tag: John Henry Newman

Benedict XVI to the Roman Curia: face the tyranny of mammon by seeking Christ’s face, know that Christ’s wounds remain open

The annual papal address to the laity, sisters, brothers, priests, bishops and cardinals (the Roman Curia) who serve the Church in the various offices at the Holy See and Vatican that make the Pope’s ministry possible. It is long, but it is breath-taking. Read, prayer, and change accordingly. Address by the Holy Father on the […]

Rite of Beatification of John Henry Newman

Many Catholics and Christians of good will are genuinely interested in the formula the Church uses to beatify someone, thus identifying a person a “blessed.” Notice who does/says what in the formula. The following is the rite (with a brief biography) used today by Pope Benedict XVI: The Archbishop of Birmingham, the Most Reverend Bernard Longley […]

Newman Conference in Pittsburgh

2010 Newman Conference August 5-7, 2010 National Institute for Newman Studies This year’s conference theme is “A Reflection on the Life, Thought, and Spirituality of John Henry Newman in Celebration of His Beatification.” Over 25 speakers will deliver papers on such varied topics as “Principles of Newman’s Theological Reading of the Fathers,” “Newman and Twentieth-Century […]