SHEEN, (Venerable) Fulton J. (1895-1979)
American bishop (later archbishop) celebrated for his preaching and work on television and radio. His cause for canonization was officially opened in 2002. In June 2012, Pope Benedict XVI recognized a decree from the Congregation for the Causes of Saints stating that he lived a life of “heroic virtues” – a major step towards beatification […]
SHEHAN, Lawrence J. Cardinal (1898-1994)
American cardinal; archbishop of Baltimore. Former Auxiliary Bishop of Baltimore and Bridgeport. SP – Signed Photograph: 6″x9″ color litho print formal portrait nicely signed on the lower white mount in blue fountain pen ink. Miniscule crease in lower left area and right corner, both well away from signature or image; otherwise very good to fine. […]
SHIRAYANAGI, Peter Cardinal (1928-2009)
Japanese cardinal; archishop of Tokyo. Presided over the Japanese Catholic Bishops’ Conference from 1983-92. SIG – Signature on a 3″x5″ card accompanied by a small color reprint image.
SILVESTRINI, Achille (1923- )
Italian cardinal; papal diplomat; Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches. ANS – Autograph Note Signed, March 1963, while assigned to the Extraordinary Ecclesiastical Affairs department and as personal secretary to Cardinals Domenico Tardini and Amleto Cicognani. Friendly note in Italian to a fellow prelate. From 1969-79, Silvestrini served in the Council for Public […]