Passion for Truth reviewed by Bryan Berry

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Passion for Truth: The Life of John Henry Newman
by Fr. Juan R. Vélez

TAN Books (St. Benedict Press), 2012
(618 pages, $24.95, paperback)

reviewed by Bryan Berry

Drawing heavily from Newman's letters and other writings, Fr. Vélez shows us Newman's painful journey from -Canterbury to Rome—and the attacks he suffered once he became Catholic, not only from Protestants but also from Catholic bishops. "We suffer as much from the Church as for her," as Flannery O'Connor wrote.

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