Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s remains return to Peoria
June 28, 2019
CWN Editor's Note: The Diocese of Peoria recently prevailed in a lengthy legal dispute with the Archdiocese of New York 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.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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