“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.
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.
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.
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".
“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.
"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.