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Saint John Henry Newman: Canonization

Photo of Saint John Henry NewmanSaint John Henry NewmanC.O. (21 February 1801 – 11 August 1890) was a theologian and poet, first an Anglican priest and later a Roman Catholic priest and cardinal, who was an important and controversial figure in the religious history of England in the 19th century. He was known nationally by the mid-1830s. Originally an evangelical Oxford University academic and priest in the Church of England...

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From the Media

"Calling on Cardinal Newman: Mother’s Miracle Paves Way for Canonization" by K.V. Turley (National Catholic Register)

“Cardinal Nichols on why John Henry Newman is ‘a patron saint for everyone’” by Gerard O’Connell (America)

"Faithful Excited for Newman's Canonization" by John Franko (Pittsburgh Catholic)

“How a Miracle through Cardinal Newman Saved a Mother and Baby in a Dangerous Pregnancy” by Mary Farrow (Catholic News Agency)

“Irish Government Bows to Pressure over Newman Canonisation” by Sarah Mac Donald (The Tablet)

"It's Official: Saint John Henry Newman, Canonized by Pope Francis in Rome" by Deborah Castellano Lubov (Zenit)

“John Henry Newman: The harmony of difference” by His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales (Vatican News)

"John Henry Newman: A Saint in Rome in Pictures” (Vatican News)

“'Lead, kindly light' - Pope Francis Names Newman a saint” by Courtney Mares (Catholic News Agency)

"'New Converts' Come home to Rome for Canonisation" by Courtney Mares (Catholic Herald)

"Newman Becomes England’s First Saint of Modern Era” by Christopher Lamb, Lizz Dodd (The Tablet)

"Newman the Saint" by Edward Short (The Catholic World Report)

"St. John Henry Newman" by Bishop Robert Barron (The Catholic World Report)

“St John Henry Newman: Dedicated to the search for truth” by Christopher Wells (Vatican News)

“St. John Henry Newman: A Man of His Time, a Saint for Ours” by Austen Ivereigh (Commonweal)

"St. John Henry Newman is in Good Company" by Father Juan R Velez (National Catholic Register)

“Pope at Canonization Mass: New Saints "kindly lights" in the gloom of the world” by Vatican News (Vatican News)

Pope Greets Anglican Delegation Present at John Henry Newman's Canonization" by Anita Bourdin (Zenit)

“Pope Says Newman an Example of Everyday Sainthood at Canonization Mass” by Ines San Martin (Crux)

“We are all Toiling in the Shadow of St. John Henry Newman” by Michael Sean Winters (National Catholic Reporter)

“Why it is Timely to Canonise Newman during Amazon Synod” by Christopher Lamb (The Tablet)

“With Newman, the Church Gains its ‘Saint for Modern times’” by Jonathan Luxmoore Winters (National Catholic Reporter)

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