Fulton J. Sheen was an American bishop known for his charismatic preaching style and his work on television and radio. Sheen was a brilliant Christian theologian with a strong grasp of world religions as well. That knowledge, combined with his compassionate nature and unique stage presence made him one of the most influential Catholics of the 20th century. For his work, Sheen won two Emmy Awards for Most Outstanding Television Personality. More importantly, he stirred hearts and opened minds all across the nation.