Diocese of Peoria
by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Mar 11, 2021 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- A Catholic couple in Peoria, Illinois, is asking for the intercession of hometown hero Ven. Fulton Sheen to save the life of their unborn son. Royce and Elise Hood, parents of six children including one in utero,
CNA Staff, Sep 24, 2020 / 11:08 am MT (CNA).- Archbishop John J. Myers, emeritus archbishop of Newark, has died at 79. Myers was from 2001 until 2016 the Archbishop of Newark, New Jersey. He was before that Bishop of Peoria, the diocese for which he was ordained a priest
NA Staff, Sep 8, 2020 / 02:01 pm MT (CNA).- The Bishop of Peoria last week permitted priests in his diocese to distribute Communion on the tongue, as the Archdiocese of Chicago and the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois have been doing. “While…I still encourage the faithful to receive Holy
by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, May 11, 2020 / 05:18 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis Monday appointed Fr. Louis Tylka, a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago, as coadjutor bishop of the Diocese of Peoria to serve alongside Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC. As coadjutor, Tylka will assist Bishop Jenky,
Peoria, Ill., Nov 18, 2019 / 02:42 pm (CNA).- The Diocese of Peoria announced Monday that Venerable Fulton Sheen will be beatified Dec. 21 at the city’s Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception. Sheen had been ordained a priest of the diocese in that cathedral Sept. 20, 1919.