John Henry Newman
Born in

London, The United Kingdom

February 21, 1801

Died

August 11, 1890

Gender

male

Books

About John Henry Newman

The Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman, C.O. was an Anglican convert to Roman Catholicism, later made a cardinal, and in 1991 proclaimed 'Venerable'. In early life he was a major figure in the Oxford Movement to bring the Church of England back to its Catholic roots. Eventually his studies in history persuaded him to become a Roman Catholic. Both before and after his conversion he wrote a number of influential books, including Via Media, Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine, Apologia Pro Vita Sua, and the Grammar of Assent.

Quotes by John Henry Newman