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Pope beatifies Cardinal John Henry Newman

In the presence of thousands, Benedict XVI beatified Newman at Cofton Park in Birmingham in one of the last ceremonies of his trip

Pope Benedict XVI is pictured at Cofton Park (Gregorio Borgia/AP/Press Association Images)

Pope reflects on Newman following beatification Mass

The sanctuary at Cofton Park (Photo: PA)

Pope Benedict beatifies Cardinal Newman

In homily, Pontiff praises English men and women who resisted the ‘evil ideology’ of Nazism

Delivered at Cofton Park, Birmingham on Sunday 19 September 2010

Liam McNally, one of the finalists from Britain’s Got Talent, performs at the vigil in Hyde Park

Shepherd One prepares to leave Birmingham International Airport

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Pope: Christians cannot go on with business as usual

Pope Benedict holds up Cardinal John Henry Newman as an example for modern life during Hyde Park vigil

(Photo: PA)

Meeting with elderly residents of St Peter’s Residence in Vauxhall, London, the Pope emphasised the ‘unique gift’ of life, ‘from conception to natural death’

The prayer vigil at Hyde Park (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Delivered at Hyde Park on Saturday, 18 September 2010