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Canonisation of John Henry Newman - Oct 2019

Canonisation of John Henry Newman

On Sunday 13th October John Henry Newman, the founding rector of the Catholic University of Ireland, the antecedent of UCD, and author of The Idea of a University, the seminal work on the value of a liberal education, was canonised by Pope Francis. UCD was officially represented in Rome by Professor Orla Feely, UCD Vice-President for Research, Impact and Innovation and by Dr Daniel Deasy, UCD Newman Centre for the Study of Religions, which will officially open later this month. 

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