Appeals court: Peoria diocese to receive remains of Archbishop Sheen
May 07, 2019
CWN Editor's Note: A New York state appeals court has dismissed an appeal by the Archdiocese of New York, confirming a lower court’s ruling that the remains of Archbishop Fulton Sheen should be transferred to the Diocese of Peoria. The ruling could end a three-year legal battle and allow for the progress on the cause for Archbishop Sheen’s beatification. That cause was suspended in 2014 because of the conflict between the two dioceses.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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