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How John Henry Newman’s Writing Fought the Nazis

How John Henry Newman’s Writing Fought the Nazis

What do a 19th-century Catholic convert and 20th-century college student have in common? A lot, if their names are Newman and Scholl — for Sophie Scholl, the young German woman who 76 years ago lost her life resisting the Nazis, was influenced by the writings and witness of soon-to-be St. John Henry Newman.

Cardinal Newman’s vast corpus of writings available online

Cardinal Newman’s vast corpus of writings available online

Anyone familiar with the 19th-century thinker John Henry Newman, who is to be declared a saint this fall, knows that the Anglican-turned-Catholic wrote a great number of books, essays and letters. They may be in for a pleasant surprise when they see the extent of his writings online.

Unseen Newman works to be made available through digital archive

Unseen Newman works to be made available through digital archive

The National Institute for Newman Studies (NINS), in collaboration with the Birmingham Oratory and the Pittsburgh Oratory, are transforming the way scholars and enthusiasts interact with Newman archives. ...

Pittsburgh institute launches largest online Newman archive in the world

Pittsburgh institute launches largest online Newman archive in the world

The Oakland-based National Institute for Newman Studies this week launched the NINS Digital Collections, an interactive, online platform that is home to more than 250,000 Newman archives...

A record left by John Henry Newman helped a scholar follow him through his library.

A record left by John Henry Newman helped a scholar follow him through his library.

These days, more and more people are concerned about how much data is collected about them—from their use of smart phones to their visits to websites to where they’ve used their credit cards. It might surprise people that a similar thing was happening in 19th-century England.

Pope to canonize Newman and four others on 13 October

Pope to canonize Newman and four others on 13 October

At a Consistory of cardinals on Monday, Pope Francis formally approved Blessed John Henry Newman’s canonisation ...

Newman institute to mark canonization ceremony

Newman institute to mark canonization ceremony

Pope Francis’ announcement that he will canonize a 19th-century English cardinal is resonating strongly among scholars and others in Pittsburgh who have been inspired by his example...

Pittsburgh institute gearing up for impending sainthood of Cardinal Newman

Pittsburgh institute gearing up for impending sainthood of Cardinal Newman

The Oakland institute, repository of the extensive Newman library left by the Rev. Vincent J. Giese upon his death in 2000, issued a call for papers for the Fall Newman Conference on Thursday. Papers will be accepted through June 17.

Pittsburgh-based institute to celebrate Cardinal Newman sainthood with fall conference

Pittsburgh-based institute to celebrate Cardinal Newman sainthood with fall conference

The Oakland institute, repository of the extensive Newman library left by the Rev. Vincent J. Giese upon his death in 2000, issued a call for papers for the Fall Newman Conference on Thursday. Papers will be accepted through June 17.

Why is Cardinal Newman still relevant today?

Why is Cardinal Newman still relevant today?

Ryan Marr and his colleagues were thrilled to hear that a second miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman...

Experts say Blessed Newman’s vision for education was binding faith, reason

Experts say Blessed Newman’s vision for education was binding faith, reason

Newman had a sweeping vision for how campuses as a whole should be run — one rooted in the underlying truth that binds faith and reason together.

Faithful excited for Newman's canonization

Faithful excited for Newman's canonization

Blessed John Henry Newman is highly regarded because of the depth of his thoughts and the way he was able to bring an ancient church with tradition into conversation with the modern world through his style of writing...

Cardinal Newman's Canonization

Cardinal Newman's Canonization

The latest installment in an ongoing interview series with senior editor Mark Bauerlein. In this episode, Mark is joined by Ryan Marr to discuss John Henry Newman’s upcoming canonization and the theology of sainthood.

Cardinal Newman could be declared a Doctor of the Church...

Cardinal Newman could be declared a Doctor of the Church...

Soon-to-be saint had ideas that were ahead of his time. Catholics are not the only ones celebrating the Vatican’s announcement last week that Cardinal John Henry Newman will be declared a saint.

A Pittsburgh Group Dedicated To A 19th Century Cardinal Digitized His Life's Work

A Pittsburgh Group Dedicated To A 19th Century Cardinal Digitized His Life's Work

A Pittsburgh research center devoted to the works of a theologian, who later became a Catholic cardinal, has finished the first part of a project to digitize his manuscripts...

Heavenly hosting: Pittsburgh institutions helped digitize the archives of the late English Cardinal

Heavenly hosting: Pittsburgh institutions helped digitize the archives of the late English Cardinal

Devotees of the late Cardinal John Henry Newman believe he has a spot in heaven, and they’re hoping the pope soon formally declares him a saint. In the meantime, the 19th century English Catholic priest has already achieved a durable perch in another ethereal location: cyberspace.

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