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Archbishop Fulton John Sheen

Archbishop Fulton John Sheen

Birth
El Paso, Woodford County, Illinois, USA
Death 9 Dec 1979 (aged 84)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Plot Crypt under the altar
Memorial ID 947 · View Source
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Educator, author, radio and television apologist, archbishop. He was born Peter Sheen on May 8, 1895 in El Paso, Illinois. He was ordained to the priesthood on Sept. 20, 1919 in Peoria, IL. He served as an Auxillary Bishop for the Archdiocese of New York from 1951-1966. On December 16,1966 he was appointed the Bishop of the Rochester, New York Diocese. Bishop Sheen is most famous for his radio show, "The Catholic Hour" and his television show, "Life is Worth Living."

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 947
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Archbishop Fulton John Sheen (8 May 1895–9 Dec 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 947, citing Saint Patricks Cathedral, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .