religion, catholic, christian, archbishop fulton sheen, pope benedict xvi, sainthood, bishop daniel jenky
Media Alert - Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Tele-Press Conference June 29
by Kevin Wandra Thursday, June 28, 2012
For More Information:
Alexis Walkenstein, 561-445-5409 or
Tim Lilley, 678-990-9032 or
Kevin Wandra, 678-990-9032 or
What: A tele-press conference featuring the leadership of the Archbishop Fulton John Sheen Foundation to discuss Pope Benedict XVI’s June 28 elevation of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen to Venerable and his path toward sainthood, to include:
*Most Rev. Daniel R. Jenky, Bishop of Peoria Ill.
* Msgr. Stanley Deptula, executive director of the Archbishop Fulton John Sheen Foundation
* Fr. Andrew Apostoli, C.F.R., Vice-Postular of the Cause for Canonization
* Fr. Andrew Small, O.M.I., National Director of the Pontifical Missions Society
When: 10:30 a.m. ET, Friday, June 29, 2012
RSVP: Media who wish to participate in the tele-press conference must RSVP. Call-in details and full bios on panelists will be provided upon RSVP. Please contact Alexis Walkenstein (561-445-5409 or email AWalkenstein@MaximusMG.com), Tim Lilley (678-990-9032 or email TLilley@MaximusMG.com) or Kevin Wandra (678-990-9032 or email KWandra@MaximusMG.com) with The Maximus Group to register ASAP.
Info: During a private audience June 28 with Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, Pope Benedict XVI promulgated a decree affirming the heroic virtues of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen. This declaration carries with it the title of “Venerable” for one of America’s most celebrated and impactful evangelists in the history of the Catholic Church. This is a monumental second step in the process of the advancement of Sheen’s Cause of Canonization for sainthood. Blessed Pope John Paul II declared him Servant of God following initiation of the Cause for Canonization in 2002.
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