Joint Statement by Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops and Anglican Church of Canada on Canonization of Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman
In anticipation of the upcoming canonization of Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman, to be celebrated on Sunday, October 13, 2019, in Rome, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) and the Anglican Church of Canada (ACC) have issued a joint statement of thanksgiving to mark the occasion. The statement is signed by the Most Reverend Richard Gagnon, Archbishop of Winnipeg and President of the CCCB, and Archbishop Linda Nicholls, Primate of the ACC.
The Statement Follows:
Saint John Henry Newman was a disciple of Jesus Christ who was uniquely graced by the Holy Spirit with many personal, intellectual, and spiritual gifts. Baptized