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John Henry Newman
|Blessed John Henry Newman Cong. Orat.|
|Cardinal Deacon of San Giorgio in Velabro|
Portrait of Newman by
John Everett Millais, 1881
|Appointed||12 May 1879|
|Reign ended||11 August 1890|
|Successor||Francis Aidan Gasquet|
|Other posts||Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford; Provost of the Birmingham Oratory|
|Created Cardinal||12 May 1879|
|Born||21 February 1801 |
|Died||11 August 1890 (aged 89) |
Edgbaston, Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Rednal, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
|Parents||John Newman and Jemina Fourdrinier|
|Alma mater||Trinity College, Oxford|
|Coat of arms|
|Beatified||19 September 2010 |
Cofton Park, Birmingham, England
by Pope Benedict XVI
|Patronage||Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham|
St.John Henry Newman, (21 February 1801 – 11 August 1890) was an important person in Victorian Christianity in England. He was part of the Oxford Movement in Anglicanism which pushed for a more Catholic faith. He finally converted to the Roman Catholic Church in 1845. He was made a cardinal. He was beatified in 2010. He wrote many books, including an autobiography, and The Dream of Gerontius.
Early life and education
At the age of 15, during his last year at school, Newman was converted, an incident of which he wrote in his Apologia that it was "more certain than that I have hands or feet".
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- "Apologia, Chapter 1". Newmanreader.org. http://www.newmanreader.org/works/apologia65/chapter1.html. Retrieved 31 August 2013.
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