(Source: Youtube – Vatican’s Channel)
Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday beatified Cardinal John Henry Newman, elevating this eminent figure, who dedicated his life to seeking the Truth. “The motto of Cardinal Newman,”the heart speaks unto heart”- said the Pope during his homily – allows us to penetrate his understanding of Christian life as a call to holiness, experienced as the intense desire of the human heart to enter into intimate communion with the Heart of God.
” And above all, he added, the cardinal reminds us that “our divine Master has assigned a specific task to each of us.”
After praising “Newman’s life as a priest and shepherd of souls”, the Pope then stressed ‘the importance of education in his approach. In fact the Pope …