"I ask you to think of five different people, that the love of Christ may really take root in their hearts."
For me the truly remarkable nature of this moment is that this is an English parish priest being declared a saint ... I hope every parish priest in England will hold his head high today knowing Cardinal Newman is declared a saint – Cardinal Vincent Nichols.
During week of prayer for Christian Unity, Anglican Primate of All England gives lesson in detachment, saying he is not concerned about Anglican priests entering Catholic Church.
The stamp, which is designed by the artist Daniela Longo, marks the pope emeritus’ milestone birthday, which coincided with Easter Sunday.
“I think one needs to be extremely careful when you go down a track of saying human life is anything other than a gift.”
Archbishop Richard Clarke, who attended the Canterbury meeting, said people need to read the statement “very carefully rather than the headlines that have been put on it”.
One of the aims of the visit is to learn more about the impact of the Syrian crisis throughout the region and to discuss how schools and churches can link up.
Church leaders express concern for Christians and other minority groups threatened by extinction in the Middle East.
Publication being launched today in Downpatrick aims to overcome centuries of separate ministries by the two Christian traditions.
Dubliner Revd Canon Dr Kenneth Kearon is Secretary General of the Anglican Communion.