Archbishop, cardinal support beatification of Archbishop Fulton Sheen

The Archbishop Fulton John Sheen Foundation announced that Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien and Cardinal William H. Keeler have joined the Episcopal Advisory Board for the cause for beatification of Archbishop Fulton J Sheen. Cardinal Keeler and Archbishop O’Brien are among bishops from across the United States who support the cause. Fulton Sheen (1895-1979) was a universally popular evangelist, radio/TV personality, writer and missionary whose cause for beatification was officially opened in 2002 by the Diocese of Peoria, Ill., Archbishop Sheen’s birthplace.

The Sheen Foundation is the official promoter of the beatification cause. Visit the Web site at to learn more about Archbishop Sheen’s canonization and how to help the cause.

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