Blessed John Henry Newman (Cardinal Newman) 1801-1890

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This great English man, and founder of the Oxford Movement, has been accepted for sainthood by Pope Francis. He will be canonised in Rome on Sunday 13 October. Bishop Paul will be amongst the bishops present. Newman was received into the Catholic faith on 8 October 1845 by the Passionist, Fr. Dominic Barberi.

For further information see www.newmancanonisation.com.