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Peoria diocese wins latest court skirmish over Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s remains

March 06, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: The Diocese of Peoria and the Archdiocese of New York have been engaged in a lengthy legal dispute over the remains of Venerable Fulton J. Sheen (1895-1979), the Peoria priest who became auxiliary bishop of New York (1951-1966) and bishop of Rochester (1966-1969). Pope St. Paul VI granted him the title of archbishop upon Sheen’s 1969 retirement.

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