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Blessed John Henry Newman (Photo: CNS)

Catholic liberals keep trying to claim Newman as one of themselves, by quoting him out of context: but he was a dedicated scourge of liberalism

Archbishop Bernard Longley with Bishop Campbell and Bishop Conry in Rome (Photo: Mazur/

And John Henry Newman, contrary to the supposition of many, was hardly an ecumenist as we understand the word

Benedict XVI delivers his Angelus address yesterday (AP)

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One side of the card

Catholics across England and Wales are being encouraged to carry a ‘faith card’

Pope Benedict waves as he leaves this morning’s general audience (AP)

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The newly arranged chapel at Our Lady of Sorrows in Bognor Regis                                         (Photo: Anthony Michael)

Chapel is dedicated to Cardinal John Henry Newman, Mother Teresa of Calcutta and Pope John Paul II

Delegates at the week-long Rimini Meeting, organised by Communion and Liberation

Newman is brought to Rimini

Rimini conference organised by Communion and Liberation is treated to an exhibition on Blessed John Henry Newman

Toby Young, left, and headmaster Thomas Packer at the West London Free School in Hammersmith

Newman would have loved our new free school

The cardinal would have understood the need to reform our education system

Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was a stern critic of liberation theology as prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (AP Photo/Massimo Sambucetti)

The problem, says the Pope, is denying the transcendent dimension of man: but some people are still going on about ‘structures of injustice’

Chesterton’s prophetic voice, now increasingly being heard once more, is still relevant to the new age

As a Catholic apologist, Chesterton was Newman’s successor: but his influence extended far beyond the Church