Signs of caring

Sign language studies students Amelia Burkhardt and Katie Mann practice their signing at the Livonia school. Sign language studies department…

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Go with God – Cardinal Edmund C. Szoka: Laying to rest a strong leader, spiritual father

Detroit — From tireless service as a priest in the Diocese of Marquette to the bedside of a saintly pope, Cardinal Edmund Casimir Szoka left a legacy of strong Christian leadership and relentless zeal for Christ. The third archbishop and eighth ordinary of Detroit, who also was the founding bishop of the Diocese of Gaylord…


Archbishop Sheen’s sainthood cause suspended indefinitely

The sainthood cause for Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, the famed radio and television host and author, has been suspended indefinitely after the Archdiocese of New York has declined to transfer his remains to the Diocese of Peoria, where the cause is being investigated. (CNS file photo)

WASHINGTON — The canonization cause of Archbishop Fulton Sheen has been suspended indefinitely, according to a statement issued Sept. 3 by the Diocese of Peoria, Illinois, where the archbishop was born. The suspension was announced “with immense sadness,” the diocese said. “The process to verify a possible miracle attributed to Sheen had been going extremely…

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