Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Newman’

Prelate bemoans lack of Catholic intellectuals in Ireland Comments 0

Friday, June 10th, 2016

The Catholic Church in Ireland is “very lacking” in people of intellect who, educated in faith, can address issues of our times, the Archbishop of Dublin says. The Church needs “competent lay men and women educated in their faith”, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said, according to a report in the Irish Times. The archbishop referred to Read more

Vatican looking at second Cardinal Newman-related miracle Comments 0

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

The Vatican is reportedly investigating a possible miracle which may lead to the canonisation of Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman. The Archdiocese of Chicago has investigated the inexplicable healing of a young American mother who prayed for Cardinal Newman’s intercession when she became afflicted by a “life-threatening pregnancy”. Doctors who treated her reported that they Read more

Religious historian Owen Chadwick dies, aged 99 Comments 0

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Distinguished English religious historian Owen Chadwick has died, aged 99. Rev. Chadwick was best known for his work on the Victorian Church of England, Cardinal John Henry Newman and Michael Ramsey. He wrote a textbook called “The Pelican History of the Church: The Reformation (1964)”, which an obituary in The Guardian described as “the first Read more