A tapestry portraying Cardinal John Henry Newman hangs from the facade of St. Peter’s Basilica, at the Vatican. Photograph: Alessandra Tarantino/AP

The founding rector/president of Ireland’s only Catholic university, precursor of University College Dublin (UCD), John Henry Newman was canonised by (...)

Cardinal John Henry Newman ‘ministered patiently to the poor immigrant Irish in his care in Birmingham’. Photograph: AP/Catholic Church

The canonisation of John Henry Newman this weekend will attract thousands of pilgrims to Rome and, belatedly, an official representative from UCD and (...)

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin said there was “a need for the transformation of dimensions of Irish culture for the sake of mature pluralism”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Irish universities have “lost the dream” which Cardinal John Henry Newman had of “liberal education and of a liberal education for Catholics”, the Arc(...)

The LIV Student accommodation complex on Church Street in Dublin

Students face over 10% rent increase in Dublin complex: Tenants in a student complex in the capital are facing rent increases of more than 10 per cent(...)

Cardinal Newman, a convert to Catholicism from the Church of England, came to Ireland in 1851 at the invitation of then Catholic archbishop of Dublin Paul Cullen to be the rector of a new Catholic University, now UCD. Photograph: Getty Images

UCD has announced it will send a representative to Rome next Sunday for the canonisation of its first rector Cardinal John Henry Newman. In a statem(...)

Cardinal Newman, a convert to Catholicism from the Church of England, came to Ireland in 1851 at the invitation of then Catholic archbishop of Dublin Paul Cullen to be the rector of a new Catholic University, now UCD. Photograph: Getty Images

A former UCD registrar has described as “extraordinarily narrowminded” a decision by the university that it will not be officially represented at the (...)

Cardinal John Henry Newman: ‘we walk to heaven backward.’

Theologian, scholar, educationalist, poet, novelist, convert, cardinal and blessed are some of the outstanding titles of John Henry Newman we can cele(...)

Cardinal John Henry Newman was a convert to Catholicism from the Church of England

Neither the Government nor University College Dublin are expected to be officially represented at the canonisation of Cardinal John Henry Newman in Ro(...)

Cardinal Henry Newman: his journey to Dublin began with an invitation in 1851 from Archbishop Cullen of Armagh, later archbishop of Dublin, to advise on the proposed establishment of a Catholic university.

On Friday, November 3rd, 1854, the Catholic University, under its rector John Henry Newman, opened its doors at 86 St Stephen’s Green in Dublin to rec(...)

Pope Benedict XVI attends a beatification Mass for Cardinal John Henry Newman at Cofton Park, Birmingham, in 2010. Photograph: Andrew Winning/Reuters

John Henry Newman, the theologian, educational reformer and founder of University College Dublin (UCD), is to be canonised on Sunday, October 13th, th(...)

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