Cardinal Newman’s perspective on how to deal with crises in the Catholic Church
There’s lots of talk Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman could be canonized this year, perhaps in October, as a second miracle has been verified. For those of us Catholics of Anglican tradition, this is wonderful news. He is a hero and example to us.
Meanwhile, Cardinal Newman has been used by the Catholic progressivist left to justify all manner of development of doctrine; and by traditionalists to argue Cardinal Newman would be aghast by what some are passing off as genuine development.
But Fr. John Hunwicke, a priest of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, has unearthed a quote from