Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Fulton Sheen’

Fulton Sheen beatification process on indefinite hold Comments 0

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

The cause for beatification of American evangelist Archbishop Fulton Sheen has been suspended indefinitely because of a spat between two US dioceses. In a September 3 communiqué, the Diocese of Peoria, where Archbishop Sheen was born, announced that the cause was suspended “for the foreseeable future” and would be assigned to a Vatican archive. This Read more

Archbishop Fulton Sheen miracle recognised by theologians Comments 0

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Catholic media pioneer Archbishop Fulton Sheen is a step closer to being a saint after a miracle attributed to his intercession was recognised. A theological commission advising the Congregation for the Causes of Saints has recognised the miraculous recovery of a stillborn baby. The child’s mother and father had prayed to Archbishop Sheen to heal Read more

Step toward sainthood for Archbishop Fulton Sheen Comments 0

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI has approved the heroic virtues of U.S. Archbishop Fulton Sheen, the Vatican announced June 28, clearing the way for the advancement of his sainthood cause, reports Catholic News Service. Among the others honoured in decrees announced the same day were the first prelate of Opus Dei, the Canadian and Irish-American founders of Read more