• Saints’ bodies: Relics, even dismemberment are not uncommon

    • Sep 8, 2014

    A public battle over a bishop’s body. Fulton Sheen’s body to be precise — the body of the Emmy Award-winning preacher bishop who was the most recognizable public face of American Catholicism in the 1950s and ‘60s. Crux and other media outlets have reported on Fulton Sheen’s case for sainthood,

  • NY cardinal predicts no change on communion ban

    • Sep 6, 2014

    Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York is a former president of the US bishops’ conference, and at just 64 he’s positioned to be a force in Catholic life, both at home and abroad, for some time to come. In the final installment of John Allen’s exclusive Crux interview, Dolan discusses

  • Fulton Sheen isn’t going to become a saint any time soon

    • Sep 4, 2014

    NEW YORK — In life, Archbishop Fulton Sheen was exceptional, a riveting Catholic preacher on radio who outpolled star comedian Milton Berle in the early days of television, winning two Emmys and a following that was the envy of Bible-thumping Protestants. After his death in 1979, it was no surprise