Pope canonizes John Henry Newman, 19th-century theologian

Pope canonizes John Henry Newman, 19th-century theologian

Faithful gather in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis on Sunday canonized Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th-century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential, unifying figure in both the Anglican and Catholic churches. Francis presided over Mass on Sunday in a packed St. Peter’s Square to declare Newman and four women saints.
Priests hold candles and a crucifix during a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis canonizes Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential thinker in both Anglican and Catholic churches, and four other women.
Britain’s Prince Charles sits by Italian President Sergio Mattarella as they attend a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis canonizes Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential thinker in both Anglican and Catholic churches, and four other women.
Priests arrive to attend a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis canonizes Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential thinker in both Anglican and Catholic churches, and four other women.
Pilgrims hold pictures of Maria Teresa Chiramel Mankidiyan, one of the four women to be canonized, in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis canonizes Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential thinker in both Anglican and Catholic churches, and four other women.
Tapestries hanging from the facade of St. Peter’s Basilica portray from left, Dulce Lopes Pontes, Giuseppina Vannini, John Henry Newman, Maria Teresa Chiramel Mankidiyan, and Margarita Bays, in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis canonizes Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential thinker in both Anglican and Catholic churches, and four other women.
Nuns hold a picture of Maria Teresa Chiramel Mankidiyan, one of the four women to be canonized, in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis canonizes Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential thinker in both Anglican and Catholic churches, and four other women.
A nun waits for the start of a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis canonizes Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential thinker in both Anglican and Catholic churches, and four other women.
Prelates attend a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis on Sunday canonized Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th-century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential, unifying figure in both the Anglican and Catholic churches. Francis presided over Mass on Sunday in a packed St. Peter’s Square to declare Newman and four women saints.
Pope Francis meets Jose Mauricio Moreira, of Salvador, center right, whose healing from glaucoma was considered a miracle that led to the canonization of Dulce Lopes Pontes, in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Francis presided over Mass on Sunday in a packed St. Peter’s Square to declare Cardinal John Henry Newman and four women saints.
Faithful gather in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis on Sunday canonized Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th-century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential, unifying figure in both the Anglican and Catholic churches. Francis presided over Mass on Sunday in a packed St. Peter’s Square to declare Newman and four women saints.
Prelates attend a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis on Sunday canonized Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th-century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential, unifying figure in both the Anglican and Catholic churches. Francis presided over Mass on Sunday in a packed St. Peter’s Square to declare Newman and four women saints.
Jose Mauricio Moreira, center, of Salvador, whose healing from glaucoma was considered a miracle that led to the canonization of Dulce Lopes Pontes, leaves after meeting Pope Francis, background left, during a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Francis presided over Mass on Sunday in a packed St. Peter’s Square to declare Cardinal John Henry Newman and four women saints.
Jose Mauricio Moreira, center, of Salvador, whose healing from glaucoma was considered a miracle that led to the canonization of Dulce Lopes Pontes, leaves after meeting Pope Francis, background left, during a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Francis presided over Mass on Sunday in a packed St. Peter’s Square to declare Cardinal John Henry Newman and four women saints.
A priests looks out from a window during a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis on Sunday canonized Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th-century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential, unifying figure in both the Anglican and Catholic churches. Francis presided over Mass on Sunday in a packed St. Peter’s Square to declare Newman and four women saints.
Melissa Villalobos, from Chicago, and her family attend a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Her healing, which saved her life and the life of her unborn child, was accepted as a miracle to declare John Newman a saint. Pope Francis on Sunday canonized Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th-century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential, unifying figure in both the Anglican and Catholic churches.

Pope canonizes John Henry Newman, 19th-century theologian

Faithful gather in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis on Sunday canonized Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th-century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential, unifying figure in both the Anglican and Catholic churches. Francis presided over Mass on Sunday in a packed St. Peter’s Square to declare Newman and four women saints.
Priests hold candles and a crucifix during a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis canonizes Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential thinker in both Anglican and Catholic churches, and four other women.
Britain’s Prince Charles sits by Italian President Sergio Mattarella as they attend a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis canonizes Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential thinker in both Anglican and Catholic churches, and four other women.
Priests arrive to attend a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis canonizes Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential thinker in both Anglican and Catholic churches, and four other women.
Pilgrims hold pictures of Maria Teresa Chiramel Mankidiyan, one of the four women to be canonized, in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis canonizes Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential thinker in both Anglican and Catholic churches, and four other women.
Tapestries hanging from the facade of St. Peter’s Basilica portray from left, Dulce Lopes Pontes, Giuseppina Vannini, John Henry Newman, Maria Teresa Chiramel Mankidiyan, and Margarita Bays, in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis canonizes Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential thinker in both Anglican and Catholic churches, and four other women.
Nuns hold a picture of Maria Teresa Chiramel Mankidiyan, one of the four women to be canonized, in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis canonizes Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential thinker in both Anglican and Catholic churches, and four other women.
A nun waits for the start of a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis canonizes Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential thinker in both Anglican and Catholic churches, and four other women.
Prelates attend a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis on Sunday canonized Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th-century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential, unifying figure in both the Anglican and Catholic churches. Francis presided over Mass on Sunday in a packed St. Peter’s Square to declare Newman and four women saints.
Pope Francis meets Jose Mauricio Moreira, of Salvador, center right, whose healing from glaucoma was considered a miracle that led to the canonization of Dulce Lopes Pontes, in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Francis presided over Mass on Sunday in a packed St. Peter’s Square to declare Cardinal John Henry Newman and four women saints.
Faithful gather in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis on Sunday canonized Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th-century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential, unifying figure in both the Anglican and Catholic churches. Francis presided over Mass on Sunday in a packed St. Peter’s Square to declare Newman and four women saints.
Prelates attend a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis on Sunday canonized Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th-century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential, unifying figure in both the Anglican and Catholic churches. Francis presided over Mass on Sunday in a packed St. Peter’s Square to declare Newman and four women saints.
Jose Mauricio Moreira, center, of Salvador, whose healing from glaucoma was considered a miracle that led to the canonization of Dulce Lopes Pontes, leaves after meeting Pope Francis, background left, during a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Francis presided over Mass on Sunday in a packed St. Peter’s Square to declare Cardinal John Henry Newman and four women saints.
Jose Mauricio Moreira, center, of Salvador, whose healing from glaucoma was considered a miracle that led to the canonization of Dulce Lopes Pontes, leaves after meeting Pope Francis, background left, during a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Francis presided over Mass on Sunday in a packed St. Peter’s Square to declare Cardinal John Henry Newman and four women saints.
A priests looks out from a window during a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Pope Francis on Sunday canonized Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th-century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential, unifying figure in both the Anglican and Catholic churches. Francis presided over Mass on Sunday in a packed St. Peter’s Square to declare Newman and four women saints.
Melissa Villalobos, from Chicago, and her family attend a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Her healing, which saved her life and the life of her unborn child, was accepted as a miracle to declare John Newman a saint. Pope Francis on Sunday canonized Cardinal John Henry Newman, the 19th-century Anglican convert who became an immensely influential, unifying figure in both the Anglican and Catholic churches.
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