A Wise Man Once Said….

Mercy for all Animals

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This blog is dedicated to a man who sometimes spoke volumes with just a few words.

John Henry Newman was a Catholic cardinal and theologian who was an important figure in the religious history of England in the 19th century.

I knew almost nothing about this man until I stumbled upon his words in a google search for “animal rights quotes”, although I had certainly heard his name before.

I thank him for his compassionate voice for the voiceless all those years ago, the echoes of which still beg to be heard and contemplated today.

“Cruelty to animals is as if a man did not love God.”

“Animals have done us no harm and they have no power of resistance…..there is something so very dreadful, so Satanic, in tormenting those who have never harmed us, who cannot defend themselves, who are utterly in our power, who have weapons neither of…

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Posted on January 27, 2017, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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