Newman canonised as calls grow to name him ‘Doctor of the Church’

Newman canonised as calls grow to name him ‘Doctor of the Church’ Pope Francis celebrates the canonization Mass for five new saints in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Oct. 13, 2019. Photo: CNS/Paul Haring
Saints are people who recognised their need for God’s help, who took risks to discover God’s will and to help others and who nurtured a habit of thanksgiving, according to Pope Francis. “The culmination of the journey of faith is to live a life of continual thanksgiving. Let us ask ourselves: Do we, as people…
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