A man holds a banner showing new St. John Henry Newman before the canonization Mass for five new saints celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Oct. 13, 2019. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Like Newman, I am a convert to Roman Catholicism, but it is the way Newman converted that is most important to me.
Gregory HillisOctober 16, 2019

October 22, 2019

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