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Cardinal Francis Spellman (center) announces the appointment of Fulton Sheen (third from right) as bishop of Rochester, New York, in 1966. Monsignor Hilary Franco is pictured on the far right.

Eyewitness to history: Bishop Fulton J. Sheen’s assistant remembers Vatican II ‘revolution’

Oct 11, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Monsignor Hilary Franco was just a young priest when he called the office of Bishop Fulton J. Sheen to ask... Read more

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This Catholic family is asking Fulton Sheen’s intercession for a second miracle

Mar 11, 2021

By Matt Hadro

A Catholic couple in Peoria, Illinois, is asking for the intercession of hometown hero Ven. Fulton Sheen to save the... Read more

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Archbishop Fulton Sheen was more than the man on television, 92-year-old niece says

Apr 5, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

Archbishop Fulton Sheen's niece has recounted her view of the famous Catholic television personality and author in a new book... Read more

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Peoria bishop announces novena for Venerable Sheen's sainthood cause

Dec 10, 2019

Bishop Daniel Jenky of Peoria is inviting the faithful to pray a novena beginning Dec. 12 to "petition God unceasingly"... Read more

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Archbishop Fulton Sheen to be beatified

Jul 6, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis approved the miracle attributed to Archbishop Fulton Sheen Friday, making possible the American television catechist's beatification.  Read more

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Peoria bishop 'overjoyed' that Venerable Sheen's body will be transferred

Jun 10, 2019

The Diocese of Peoria has confirmed that the Archdiocese of New York has “indicated their willingness” to cooperate with the... Read more

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Civil appeals court dismisses legal challenge, says Sheen's body can go to Peoria

May 6, 2019

The New York Court of Appeals has dismissed an appeal of an earlier judgement allowing Venerable Fulton Sheen’s remains to... Read more