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CNA Staff, Aug 29, 2020 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- A team spread across three continents is using cutting-edge technology to shed new light on the figure of St. John Henry Newman. The project, overseen by the National Institute for Newman Studies (NINS) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is aiming to offer

By Courtney Mares Shrewsbury, England, Dec 17, 2019 / 02:06 pm (CNA).- Gavin Ashenden, a former Honorary Chaplain to the Queen in the Church of England who was consecrated a bishop in a Continuing Anglican ecclesial community, will be received into the Catholic Church on Sunday. He will receive confirmation

Archbishop Schnurr delivers homily for World Day of Peace. (Photo by E.L. Hubbard)
In the waning days of December, some non-Christians celebrate the winter solstice instead of Christmas. The connection between the two observances is worth reflecting on this Advent Season. The winter solstice, which will occur on December 21, marks the longest night of the year. After that, the nights grow shorter

By Courtney Mares Vatican City, Oct 13, 2019 / 03:20 am (CNA).- Nearly two centuries ago, John Henry Newman was England’s most well-known Anglican priest, until he risked everything to become a Catholic. Today he has become a saint. As Pope Francis named Cardinal John Henry Newman a saint Sunday,

By Courtney Grogan Vatican City, Jul 1, 2019 / 04:00 am (CNA).- The Vatican announced Monday that Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman will be canonized on October 13 in Rome. During a consistory of cardinals July 1, Pope Francis decreed that Newman and four other blesseds will be canonized together

Father Thomas Wray, priest of the archdiocese, will lead a pilgrimage to Rome in October in honor of Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman. The pilgrimage will take place Oct. 8 through 15. Newman’s beatification was officially proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI in 2010 during his visit to the United Kingdom.