Archive for March 27, 2021

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By Mary Farrow

'The shenanigans' at Mother Angelica's first vows

If you picture a nun's first profession of vows, you probably picture a serene, peaceful affair with the sisters singing... Read more

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By Mary Farrow

Mother Angelica: A female powerhouse in a supposedly sexist Church

It was September 1987, and Pope John Paul II had just arrived in Los Angeles after traveling around the United... Read more

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By Courtney Mares

An ambassador to the Vatican is visiting Rome’s most ancient churches this Lent

An ambassador to the Vatican is visiting 40 of Rome’s most ancient churches this Lent -- despite rain and pandemic... Read more

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Five years after death, Mother Angelica’s work lives on

It has been five years since Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, foundress of EWTN, passed away. Read more

Pope Francis meets members of the Tribunal of Vatican City State in the Apostolic Palace’s Hall of Blessings March 27, 2021?w=200&h=150

Pope Francis to Vatican tribunal: be guided by ‘founding principles of ecclesial life’

Pope Francis has said that the Vatican’s quest for transparency should be inspired by “the founding principles of ecclesial life”... Read more

Pope Francis gives an extraordinary Urbi et Orbi blessing from the entrance of St. Peter’s Basilica March 27, 2020?w=200&h=150

Book marks 1st anniversary of Pope Francis’ Urbi et Orbi blessing as pandemic swept world

The Vatican Dicastery for Communication has released a book marking the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ extraordinary “Urbi et Orbi”... Read more

Celebration Parade for Villanova Men's Basketball Team, 2016 NCAA Champions on April 8, 2016?w=200&h=150

With Catholic schools’ success in NCAA basketball tournament, it’s the ‘good times’

In the 2021 NCAA men’s Division I basketball tournament, one-quarter of the 16 remaining teams are Catholic schools – three... Read more

Cardinal Fernando Filoni celebrates Mass in suffrage of Mother Angelica at the Choir Chapel in St. Peter’s Basilica on March 27, 2021.?w=200&h=150

Cardinal hails Mother Angelica’s ‘extraordinary’ creativity on fifth anniversary of her death

Cardinal Fernando Filoni has highlighted the “extraordinary creative capacities” of EWTN founder Mother Angelica on the fifth anniversary of her... Read more