Court Says Bishop Sheen Can Be Moved to Peoria

The Diocese of Peoria has reacted with “great joy” to a decision by a New York court in favor of Joan Sheen Cunningham’s petition to have the remains of her uncle, Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, moved from New York City to Peoria.

Archbishop Sheen’s Remains Stay in Manhattan for Now

The case involving the transfer of the remains of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen from New York to Peoria, Ill., has been sent back to the original court by the NY Court of Appeals for an evidentiary hearing.