Claim: Bishop Fulton Sheen foretold the death of Stalin on his TV show.
Origins: The Most Reverend Bishop
cleric who offered inspiration and instruction via his radio show, and then on a regular TV spot in the 1950s. From a studio
A common subject of Bishop Sheen’s talks was the evils of communism, and one of his shows on this topic in early 1953 was long remembered because of an eerie coincidence. On that occasion, Bishop Sheen gave a dramatic reading of the burial scene from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, with the names of prominent Soviet leaders — Stalin, Beria, Malenkov, and Vishinsky
Coincidence? Maybe. Maybe not.
Last updated: 8 August 2007