- Dec 6, 2019
St. John Henry Newman’s insights into the function and meaning of conscience “could not be more timely” given widespread moral confusion in the Western world, said Sydney Archbishop Anthony Fisher.
On the eve of the canonization of St. John Henry Newman, Britain’s Prince Charles penned an article about England’s newest saint for the Vatican newspaper.
Cardinal John Henry Newman, declared a saint by the Catholic Church on Sunday, is widely recognized as one of the greatest theologians of the 19th century. Yet for Pope Francis, he’s an example of everyday sainthood.
With Prince Charles looking on, Pope Francis on Sunday canonized Cardinal John Henry Newman, praising the 19th-century Anglican convert who became an influential, unifying figure in both the Anglican and Catholic churches.