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Cause for Sainthood of John Henry Newman


Birmingham Oratory

Why Newman should be canonized, The Cause, Friends of the Cause, Visiting the Shrine, Relics
Declared Venerable, 1991 announcement in L’Osservatore Romano, January 28.

First Miracle Proven

A proven miracle for Cardinal Newman’s beatification. Read Jack Sullivan’s essay, Story of a Miracle: “I Believe in the Communion of Saints!”   PDF
Deacon Jack Sullivan website


Newman and Beatification
Mass with the Beatification of Venerable Cardinal John Henry Newman, Homily of His Holiness Benedict XVI, 19 September 2010, text and video, Vatican website
Blessed John Henry Newman: Lover of Truth, Feature article American, September 2010

Second Miracle

Vatican investigates second ‘miracle’ attributed to Blessed John Henry Newman, Catholic Herald, Friday, 22 January 2016
Second ‘miracle’ attributed to Blessed John Henry Newman under investigation by Vatican, Catholic Online, January 24, 2016

Related Information

Popes on Newman
Congregation for the Causes of Saints Vatican website
Chronological list of saints and blessed


Deacon Jack Sullivan on his cure from a spinal disorder


Cardinal Newman Beatification on September 19, 2010, Birmingham, England.


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