Archbishop Fulton Sheen

The Vicar General of the Catholic Diocese of Peoria suggests the Diocese of Rochester, New York may be trying to "sabotage" Peoria's efforts to beatify Archbishop Fulton Sheen.

Archbishop Fulton Sheen's beatification was placed on hold at the request of the Bishop of Rochester, New York.

The beatification of Archbishop Fulton Sheen is on hold at the request of some members of the Bishop's Conference.

Archbishop Fulton Sheen will be beatified next month.

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It's been about 40 years since the FBI first declassified its cache of documents on Catholic Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen.

The Catholic Diocese of Peoria is preparing for the beatification of Archbishop Fulton Sheen after a  miracle was attributed to him.

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EL PASO -- The return of Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s remains to Peoria have some hoping more people will learn about the Woodford County native’s life and works.

PEORIA -- After a lengthy court battle, New York's highest court has ordered the remains of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen to be brought to Peoria for interment.

The Catholic Diocese of Peoria

The Archdiocese of New York has filed a new court motion in the ongoing battle over the remains of former Archbishop Fulton Sheen.

A judge says the remains of famous Catholic Archbishop Fulton Sheen can be moved to Illinois from New York, nearly 40 years after his death.

Court Request Filed to Move Archbishop Sheen

Jun 14, 2016

The family of Archbishop Fulton Sheen is petitioning the New York Supreme Court for the right to move his body to Peoria. The Venerable Archbishop is currently entombed in St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City.

Peoria area members of the Catholic community are celebrating 150 years of secondary education. Peoria Notre Dame students, alumni, and other supporters gathered for a mass at the school Friday.