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John Henry Newman

Bishop Barron on St. John Henry Newman: Beyond the Left and the Right

by Bishop Robert Barron . October 10, 2019 .

As I read the myriad commentaries on St. John Henry Newman before his canonization, I’m particularly struck by how often he is co-opted by the various political parties active in the Church today—and how this co-opting both distorts Newman and actually makes him less interesting and relevant for our time.

St. John Henry Newman

by Bishop Robert Barron . October 8, 2019 .

As I compose these words, I am preparing to leave for Rome, where I will attend the canonization Mass for John Henry Newman, and then for Oxford, where I will give a paper on Newman’s thought in regard to evangelization. Needless to say, the great English convert is much on…

San Juan Enrique Newman

by Bishop Robert Barron . October 8, 2019 .

Mientras redacto estas palabras, me preparo para partir a Roma, donde asistiré a la Misa de canonización de Juan Enrique Newman, y luego a Oxford, donde daré una conferencia sobre el pensamiento de Newman con respecto a la evangelización. No hace falta decir que el gran converso inglés está muy…