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Photos: Pope visits Cardinal Newman's rooms, Birmingham Oratory

September 28, 2010

After the beatification of Cardinal John Henry Newman, Pope Benedict made a private visit to the Birmingham Oratory and the rooms where Newman once lived. Although there was no major media coverage of that visit, L’Osservatore Romano has provided photos.

[H/t Shawn Tribe, New Liturgical Movement]


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  • Posted by: Obregon - Sep. 29, 2010 12:36 AM ET USA

    The Holy Father was deeply touched by visiting Newman's rooms and the pictures really show his reaction. How I wish I would had been there even as a fly on the wall!