She was an “educational pioneer” who founded schools for the industrialised poor and refuges for factory girls as she “dedicated her life to the service of the most abandoned”, said Bishop Davies.
‘The Lord sets our hearts free and heals them if only we ask Him,’ said Pope Francis in Rome yesterday.
Newman was one of the great literary figures of the 19th century and the founder and first rector of the university now known as UCD.
“His ministry, especially among the poor, is a permanent sign of the Church’s pastoral compassion and a challenge to us all today.”
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.
Today Mother Kevin is remembered in Uganda for her love of the vulnerable and marginalised in society and her special concern for the care of lepers who were neglected.
“Archbishop Romero’s values, conviction and compassion still influence Trócaire today and help guide us in our work.”
Blessed Nunzio Sulprizio will be made a saint today, in line with Pope Francis's desire to canonise a teenage saint during the month-long meeting of the world Synod of Bishops on Young People.
Paul VI implemented the changes made by the Second Vatican Council; Oscar Romero was its first martyr.
The miracle relates to the healing of a baby in the womb whose life, and that of her mother's, were under threat.
Ceremony at St Teresa Cathedral in Pristina attended by the Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi and religious leaders from Kosovo and Albania.
Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
“I do not believe that a child can be reformed by lock and key and bars, or that fear can ever develop a child’s character.”
In canonising Louis and Zelie Martin together during the Synod on the Family, Pope Francis was sending a clear message that as husband and wife, mother and father, they lived a life of supreme holiness: Archbishop Martin.
New bishop hopes to invite Pope Francis to visit Killaloe at Irish bishops' Ad Limina visit to Rome in January.
Collaboration between Church Services TV and Heaven's Road FM "showed the power of the web for evangelisation" and as "a compelling tool for extending the Mission of the Church".
The Saint’s relics will visit Ireland on 1 - 2 October 2016 to mark the 75th anniversary of his martyrdom in Auschwitz in 1941.
“She bowed down before those who were spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity; she made her voice heard before the powers of this world, so that they might recognise their guilt for the crime of poverty they created.”
Archbishop Martin will be interviewed by Dame Anne Widdecome in a BBC 'Songs of Praise' special on Sunday evening which also features interviews with Loreto Sisters about Mother Teresa’s time in Dublin.
The Missionaries of Charity in Dublin will be serving up the breakfast they provide each week for some of the less fortunate as their foundress is canonised by Pope Francis.
Church Services TV and Heavens Road FM radio station will be joining forces to stream Masses, choirs and guests from over 20 different locations in the UK and Ireland focusing on the life and legacy of Mother Teresa .
Swedish nurse who converted to Roman Catholicism and founded the Bridgettine Sisters saved the lives of a number of Jewish people during the Holocaust.
A number of events are planned to mark Pope Francis' canonisation of the ‘Saint of the Gutters’ on 4 September.
"In new and unfamiliar countries the Irish pub, GAA club, provide a kind of home from home, a familiar place to gather, but so too the Church can provide a sense of home from home.”
Primate of All Ireland to celebrate Mass in Armagh this evening for Blessed Teresa and for her four Sisters killed with 12 co-workers in Yemen on 4 March.
Pope will sign decree for the canonisation of the 'Saint of the Gutters' on 15 March setting the date and venue of her sainthood ceremony.
“At the age of 18, Blessed Teresa came here to study English and begin her life as a nun with the Loreto Sisters in Dublin” - Archbishop Eamon Martin.
Louis and Zélie Martin are the first married couple with children to become saints in Church history.
The canonisation of married couple Blessed Louis and Zèile Martin, parents of St Thérèse of Lisieux, is the first in the history of the Church.
The ‘Frank Duff Room’ is a memorial and celebration of the connection between the Servant of God, St Peter’s Church and the Vincentian Community.