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.
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.