Tag: Archbishop Fulton Sheen

With miracle confirmed in Sheen cause, plans for beatification can begin

With miracle confirmed in Sheen cause, plans for beatification can begin

| Jennifer Willems | July 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

With “overwhelming joy,” Bishop Daniel R. Jenky of Peoria announced July 6 that Pope Francis had approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen.

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Remains of Archbishop Sheen transferred from New York to Peoria Diocese

Remains of Archbishop Sheen transferred from New York to Peoria Diocese

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

As a small group of witnesses silently looked on, the mortal remains of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen were interred at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria late in the afternoon of June 27, completing a transfer from St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York that began early that morning.

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New York court says archbishop’s remains must be transferred to Peoria

New York court says archbishop’s remains must be transferred to Peoria

| June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Peoria Diocese said Bishop Daniel R. Jenky “is overjoyed and elated” that the remains of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen will be coming home to the diocese following a ruling by the state of New York’s highest court.

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New York court rules Archbishop Sheen’s remains transferred to Peoria

New York court rules Archbishop Sheen’s remains transferred to Peoria

| March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bishop Daniel R. Jenky of Peoria announced “with great joy” March 5 that the New York State Supreme Court’s Appellate Division ruled 5-0 that the remains of Archbishop Fulton Sheen should be transferred from New York to the Peoria Diocese.

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New York state court rules Sheen remains should be transferred to Peoria

New York state court rules Sheen remains should be transferred to Peoria

| Tom Dermody | November 18, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Supreme Court of the State of New York ruled Nov. 17 in favor of the family of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen regarding their request to allow the transfer of the sainthood candidate’s remains to Peoria, where he was raised and ordained a priest.

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Finding the middle ground in the marriage debate

Finding the middle ground in the marriage debate

| Chris Stefanick | July 31, 2014 | 5 Comments

In the words of Archbishop Fulton Sheen, “There are not 100 people in the United States who hate the Catholic Church, but there are millions who hate what they wrongly perceive the Catholic Church to be.”

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Archbishop Sheen and ‘ultimate reality’ television

Archbishop Sheen and ‘ultimate reality’ television

| John Garvey | August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recently, the Congregation for Saints’ Causes recognized the life of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen as one of heroic virtue and granted him the title “venerable.” It is a step toward beatification. He now needs a miracle attributed to his intercession to proceed.

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers

| June 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

“Assisted suicide is and will always be an affront to the dignity of the human person, a heinous practice that must be aggressively confronted and contrasted by true compassion, support and love.”
— From a statement by the Michigan Catholic Conference marking the death June 3 of Jack Kevorkian, a longtime advocate of assisted suicide

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