Controversies

Newman was accused during his life of regretting
his conversion to Catholicism, of being untruthful, of
rejecting papal infallibility, of being a skeptic, and of
being hyper-sensitive. His writings have been mis-
represented posthumously as being supportive of
Modernism.

Modernism
    Essay by Bishop O'Dwyer (1908)
    Letter from Pope Pius X to Bishop O'Dwyer
        approving his essay (1908)

Skepticism
    The Contemporary Review Exchange (1885)
    Newman's Alleged Scepticism, Hutton (1891)

Papal Infallibility
    Miscellaneous citations by Newman (1872)
    The Vatican Council (1874)
    The Vatican Definition (1874)
    Papal Infallibility, chapter 27, Ward (1912)

Untruthfulness
    Apologia (1865)
    See also Topics: Truth

Conversion
    Present Position of Catholics in England,
        pp. 243-247 (1851)
    Letter to the Duke of Norfolk - Postscript 
        pp. 348, 349 (1875)
    Letter to Rev. A. Spurrier,
        Ward, vol. 2, p. 526 (1886)

Hypersensitivity
    Life of Bishop Ullathorne,
        Butler, vol. 2, pp. 312-314 (1926)
    The Mission of St. Philip, SPVO, 12-2
    St. Philip in his Disciples (Verses, No. 172.)

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Principles in aid of understanding Newman's
theology, from E. D. Benard.

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