The Popes on Newman

The Popes on Newman

This section provides extracts from speeches, letters and teachings made by former Popes on Cardinal Newman.

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Pope Benedict XVI on Newman

"May Cardinal Newman, whose love of truth was so deep and pure, remain a bridge between the various denominations and continue to inspire us to serve unity in a spirit of charity."

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Pope John Paul II on Newman

"With letters of spiritual direction and counsel Newman helped countless others along the path of the truth he himself had found and which filled him with so...Read more

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Pope Paul VI on Newman

"Newman’s thinking was deeply grounded in the faith and, at the same time, was in close harmony with the best of the demands of intelligence and modern feeli...Read more

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Pope Pius XII on Newman

"Newman ‘gave up his whole life to the truth’ (Juvenal, Satires); all his efforts, all his untiring labours, were dedicated to that en...Read more