CARDINAL JOHN HENRY NEWMAN TO BE DECLARED A SAINT

15 February 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Pope Francis has cleared the way for the canonisation of the muchloved educationalist Cardinal John Henry Newman. The Pope received Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the Prefect of the Vatican Congregation for the Causes of Saints, and authorised him to promulgate two decrees on miracles for sainthood, a decree on martyrdom and five on heroic virtues.

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has warmly welcomed the news that Cardinal Newman will be declared a saint. Following the announcement, Cardinal Nichols said: “This is wonderful news which….

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