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Diocese of Peoria - Latest News
Sep 24, 2020 - 11:08 am .- Archbishop John J Myers, emeritus archbishop of Newark, has died at 79.
Sep 8, 2020 - 02:01 pm .- The Bishop of Peoria last week permitted priests in his diocese to distribute Communion on the tongue, as the Archdiocese of Chicago and the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois have been doing.
May 11, 2020 - 05:18 am .- Pope Francis Monday appointed Fr. Louis Tylka, a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago, as coadjutor bishop of the Diocese of Peoria to serve alongside Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC.
Dec 10, 2019 - 02:38 pm .- Bishop Daniel Jenky of Peoria is inviting the faithful to pray a novena beginning Dec. 12 to "petition God unceasingly" that Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s sainthood cause may move forward.
Dec 7, 2019 - 09:30 pm .- After the Diocese of Rochester last week confirmed it had requested that the beatification of Venerable Fulton Sheen be delayed, a longtime Peoria diocese official is accusing the Rochester diocese of repeatedly “sabotaging” Sheen’s sainthood cause.
Dec 4, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- The beatification of Archbishop Fulton Sheen was delayed at the request of Bishop Salvatore Matano of Rochester.
Nov 18, 2019 - 02:42 pm .- The Diocese of Peoria announced Monday that Venerable Fulton Sheen will be beatified this December at the city's Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception.
Jun 10, 2019 - 02:51 pm .- The Diocese of Peoria has confirmed that the Archdiocese of New York has “indicated their willingness” to cooperate with the transfer of Venerable Fulton Sheen’s remains to Peoria, potentially clearing the way for the Illinois-born archbishop’s beatification.
May 6, 2019 - 05:01 pm .- The New York Court of Appeals has dismissed an appeal of an earlier judgement allowing Venerable Fulton Sheen’s remains to be moved to the Cathedral of St. Mary in Peoria, in accordance with his family’s wishes.
Jun 15, 2018 - 12:21 pm .- The Archdiocese of New York announced on Friday that the Trustees of St. Patrick’s Cathedral are appealing a court decision that would allow Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s body to be moved to Peoria, Ill., as his cause for beatification proceeds.
Jun 9, 2018 - 12:33 pm .- The Superior Court of New York ruled Friday in favor of Joan Sheen Cunningham, who had petitioned to move the body of her uncle, Venerable Fulton Sheen, to the Cathedral of St. Mary in Peoria. The body of the late archbishop is currently in St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City.
Feb 8, 2018 - 03:00 pm .- Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s niece has said her uncle’s remains belong in Peoria, but a lawsuit seeking his internment there has been returned to a lower court for further consideration.

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