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EWTN family shares favorite memories of Mother Angelica

Sep 19, 2016 - 02:10 pm .- The legacy of Mother Angelica, the Poor Clare nun who founded Catholic cable channel EWTN, continues to live on in those who watched her or worked with her.

Portion of road renamed to honor Mother Angelica

Sep 16, 2016 - 02:38 pm .- A portion of Old Leeds Road in Irondale, Alabama, which is home to the EWTN Global Catholic Network, is being officially renamed to honor Mother Angelica, the foundress of the Catholic media network.

These converts met the Church through EWTN in the Middle East

Sep 15, 2016 - 10:04 pm .- Arne and Barbara Sahlstrom are a Swedish married couple, both brought up as Lutherans, though they were not practicing.

Pope blesses picture of Mother Angelica for EWTN Germany

Sep 9, 2016 - 09:04 pm .- During the general audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis blessed a framed picture of Mother Angelica, the foundress of EWTN.

Watch EWTN? Bring the family to Alabama to meet everyone.

Sep 8, 2016 - 12:01 pm .- The life and legacy of Mother Angelica will be the focus of EWTN Global Catholic Network’s family celebration in Birmingham Sept. 17-18.

Pope Francis says Mother Angelica was 'a holy woman'

Jul 3, 2016 - 06:01 am .- After speaking to EWTN News about how he recently helped his elderly mother to meet Pope Francis, Msgr. Anthony Figueiredo was able to show the Pope himself a few clips of the interview.

Mother Angelica honored by Catholic media for life of service

Jun 3, 2016 - 02:20 pm .- Mother Angelica, the nun who founded EWTN, has been posthumously honored for her lifetime achievement in Catholic communications. One of her close collaborators said she wanted Catholic media to rely totally on God.

Christian media in the age of BuzzFeed: ChurchPOP joins EWTN

Jun 2, 2016 - 06:15 am .- For two years, the ChurchPOP website has sought to craft faithful, fun content for the social media age. It hopes to do even more now that it has been acquired by the EWTN Global Catholic Network.

EWTN asks federal court to reconsider its HHS mandate case

May 4, 2016 - 04:51 pm .- The Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) has asked a federal court to reconsider its ruling forcing the company to comply with the revised HHS mandate, based on an admission by the federal government in its brief before the Supreme Court.

Not just a mother to Catholics - locals reflect on Mother Angelica

Apr 5, 2016 - 12:06 pm .- Mother Angelica may have had an international television audience, but she also left an impression in her own backyard.

The Vatican remembers the 'unconventionally angelic' Mother Angelica

Apr 2, 2016 - 10:20 am .- After the death of Mother Angelica, founder of EWTN, on Easter Sunday, many in and around the Vatican praised the bold nun’s courageous witness at a time of crisis in the Church, and expressed their appreciation for the work EWTN continues to do.

[WATCH] Funeral Mass of Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation

Apr 1, 2016 - 09:40 am .- Archbishop Charles J. Chaput presides over the Solemn Funeral Mass for EWTN Foundress, Mother Angelica, live from the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville, Al.

The 'boast' of Mother Angelica was in Christ, not herself

Mar 31, 2016 - 07:33 pm .- The life of EWTN foundress Mother Angelica was a testament to St. Paul’s teaching that “God chose the weak of the world to shame the strong,” preached the celebrant of vespers at a prayer vigil offered for her repose.

We asked and you answered: How Mother Angelica touched your lives

Mar 31, 2016 - 04:37 pm .- Here are just a few of the stories from our readers

'She's in heaven' โ€“ Pope Francis on Mother Angelica

Mar 30, 2016 - 06:00 am .- Pope Francis on Wednesday offered a special blessing for Mother Angelica following her death on Easter Sunday, expressing his confidence that she is already in heaven.

Vatican spokesman recalls joy of meeting Mother Angelica

Mar 29, 2016 - 11:00 am .- After hearing of the death of Mother Angelica on Easter Sunday, Fr. Federico Lombardi, the Vatican’s spokesman, recalled the joy of being able to meet the nun several years ago in Birmingham, Alabama.

How the 'pirate nun' changed a gay man's life

Mar 29, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Paul Darrow went to his first gay beach when he was 15.

Benedict XVI responds to Mother Angelica's death

Mar 28, 2016 - 02:54 pm .- Benedict XVI had a special response to Mother Angelica’s death falling on Easter Sunday: “it’s a gift.”

Schedule of events: Mother Angelica's funeral

Mar 27, 2016 - 08:48 pm .- Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, foundress of the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), passed away on March 27 after a lengthy struggle with the aftereffects of a stroke. She was 92 years old.

Mother Angelica, foundress of EWTN, dies on Easter

Mar 27, 2016 - 06:00 pm .- The Catholic Church in the United States has lost the Poor Clare nun who changed the face of Catholicism in the United States and around the world. Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, foundress of the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), passed away on March 27 after a lengthy struggle with the aftereffects of a stroke. She was 92 years old.

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