Religion: To the Hierarchy

The Roman Catholic best known to most U.S. citizens is Monsignor Fulton J. Sheen. His annual broadcasts of Lenten sermons have long been among the most popular on the air, one of his books, Peace of Soul, was a notable bestseller in 1949, and the many conversions over which he has presided have included such well-known people as Columnist Heywood Broun, Communist Louis Budenz, Industrialist Henry Ford II and Author Clare Boothe Luce.

Last week, at 56, Fulton Sheen joined the 180 bishops and archbishops of the U.S. hierarchy. His new title: titular Bishop of Caesariana and Auxiliary to New York's Cardinal...

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