John Henry Newman: Fighter, Convert and Cardinal
John Henry Newman was in many ways the Catholic Churchs Duke of Wellington in Victorian timesexcept that he fought his campaigns and won his battles with his pen rather than the sword. Similar in appearance, both were very great Englishmen, and now, with his beatification by Pope Benedict, Newman looks set to become what he certainly never expected to be: an icon for the twenty-first century and a name known throughout the world.
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