In the Biglietto speech, marking his promotion to Cardinal, Newman gave his most forthright warning of the dangers facing the Church; a prophetic moment.
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In this final extract from his sermon, Newman expatiates on the dangers of a society which is becoming ever more irreligious and speculates on the problems it will cause for the Church.
In this third extract from his sermon, Newman warns of the dangers facing the Church from the activities of the media and the shortcomings of its members.
In this second extracts from a sermon delivered at the opening of St. Bernard's Seminary, 2nd October 1873, Newman foresees growing hostility to the Catholic Church.