Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Fulton Sheen’

Sainthood process for Fulton Sheen delayed

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

The beatification of late Catholic Archbishop Fulton Sheen was postponed this week, marking the latest setback on the road to sainthood for the beloved television and radio preacher. Sheen was an early adopter of mass media as a form of evangelization in the United States, regularly appearing on “The Catholic Hour” radio programme from 1930 Read more

Fulton Sheen beatification process on indefinite hold

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

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

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