Preeminent English Catholic on the road to sainthood

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VATICAN CITY (RNS) Cardinal John Henry Newman, the preeminent figure in 19th-century English Catholicism, will soon be known as “blessed,” after Vatican officials attributed a miracle to his intercession. Newman was an Anglican theologian and leader in the philo-Catholic Oxford Movement before converting to Catholicism in 1845. He died in 1890. Newman’s work and life […]

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