“America’s Bishop”: 15 Rare Photos of the Ven. Fulton Sheen

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If you are of a certain age, you probably remember watching him on TV. And now his cause for canonization is open!

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Below are 15 rare photos from the life of America’s bishop, Ven. Fulton Sheen. You can click on any image to enlarge it.

Enjoy!

As a little child

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Newly ordained

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With his radio microphone

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via publicaffairs.cua.edu

In Rome at the Colosseum

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At St. Peter’s Basilica

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With Pope Ven. Pius XII

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With Pope St. John Paul II

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Celebrating Mass

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Performing a baptism

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After presiding over a wedding

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Blessing Dominican missionaries

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Saint Joseph, Flickr
Saint Joseph, Flickr
Saint Joseph, Flickr

With the president of Villanova University

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Villanova Law Library, Flickr

At his desk

ABC Radio, Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons
ABC Radio, Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons

Pray for us, Ven. Fulton Sheen!

Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons
Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons

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