Cardinal Newman

In our Cardinal Newman section, you can read his biography, look at key teachings and reflect on Deacon Jack Sullivan's miracle cure from a serious spinal disorder

Newman was born in London on 21 February 1801. At school he was attracted to atheism and materialism; he always showed unusual insight into the difficulties of believing. But a Christian conversion granted him a mysterious, life-long awareness of existing in God’s presence.

About Newman

This section of the website provides information on Cardinal Newman, including a timeline, biographies and an article looking at the significance of Cardinal Newman's beatification.

Becoming a Saint

This section provides information on the process of beatification - when a miracle is attributed to a person who is on the path to sainthood.

Newman's Beatification
Key Teachings

Extracts from Newman's work on a variety of topics, including: the Catholic Church, the Pope, education, Christian prayer, sin and evil, reason and faith and conscience and conversion.

Newman Videos
Newman Podcasts

A series of podcasts on Cardinal Newman produced by Clifton Diocese.

The Popes on Newman

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

Quotes from Newman's contemporaries

A selction of quotes on John Henry Newman by his contemporaries.

Public Figures on Newman

Here we gather the thoughts of a number of people in public office on Cardinal John Henry Newman.