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Archbishop Rino Fisichella presides at the memorial Mass for Mother Angelica, Vatican City, March 27, 2017.

Vatican official honors Mother Angelica with Mass at St. Peter's

Mar 28, 2017

By Elise Harris

Archbishop Rino Fisichella celebrated Mass in St. Peter's Basilica to mark the one-year anniversary of the passing of Mother Angelica,... Read more

Mother Angelica with eye patch via YouTube screenshot.

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

Mar 27, 2017

By Mary Farrow

Paul Darrow went to his first gay beach when he was 15.  Read more

Mother Angelica. Photo courtesy EWTN.

Mother Angelica was a 'forerunner' of the New Evangelization

Mar 26, 2017

By Elise Harris

A veteran Vatican official praised EWTN foundress Mother Angelica as a pioneer of the New Evangelization, saying the way in... Read more

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Benedict XVI: Mother Angelica was 'a great woman'

Dec 18, 2016

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI praised the founder of the EWTN Global Catholic Network on Thursday.  Read more

Rhoda Wise. Courtesy of Rhoda Wise House and Grotto.

This Ohio mystic mentored Mother Angelica. Was she a saint?

Sep 28, 2016

By Kevin J. Jones

Rhoda Wise, the mystic visionary and reputed stigmatic and miracle worker who played a key role in the life of... Read more

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EWTN family shares favorite memories of Mother Angelica

Sep 19, 2016

By Mary Farrow

The legacy of Mother Angelica, the Poor Clare nun who founded Catholic cable channel EWTN, continues to live on in... Read more

Michael Warsaw unveils the sign for Mother Angelica Way, Sept. 16, 2016.

Portion of road renamed to honor Mother Angelica

Sep 16, 2016

A portion of Old Leeds Road in Irondale, Alabama, which is home to the EWTN Global Catholic Network, is being... Read more

Pope Francis greets EWTN Germany chief Martin Rothweiler at the General Audience in St. Peter's Square, Sept. 7, 2016.

Pope blesses picture of Mother Angelica for EWTN Germany

Sep 9, 2016

During the general audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis blessed a framed picture of Mother Angelica, the foundress of EWTN.  Read more

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

Sep 8, 2016

The life and legacy of Mother Angelica will be the focus of EWTN Global Catholic Network’s family celebration in Birmingham... Read more

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This three-time Olympian wishes she could dine with Mother Angelica

Aug 20, 2016

When the New York Times interviewed retired Olympian Dominique Dawes, she was asked a peculiar question: if you could have... Read more

Mother Angelica's body at Our Lady of the Angels Chapel shortly before her Memorial Mass, March 30, 2016.

Pope Francis says Mother Angelica was 'a holy woman'

Jul 3, 2016

By Elise Harris

After speaking to EWTN News about how he recently helped his elderly mother to meet Pope Francis, Msgr. Anthony Figueiredo... Read more

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Mother Angelica honored by Catholic media for life of service

Jun 3, 2016

Mother Angelica, the nun who founded EWTN, has been posthumously honored for her lifetime achievement in Catholic communications. One of... Read more

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

Apr 5, 2016

By Matt Hadro

Mother Angelica may have had an international television audience, but she also left an impression in her own backyard.  Read more

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The Vatican remembers the 'unconventionally angelic' Mother Angelica

Apr 2, 2016

By Elise Harris

After the death of Mother Angelica, founder of EWTN, on Easter Sunday, many in and around the Vatican praised the bold... Read more

Memorial Mass 3 for Mother Angelica at Our Lady of the Angels Chapel on March 29, 2016.

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

Apr 1, 2016

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput presides over the Solemn Funeral Mass for EWTN Foundress, Mother Angelica, live from the Shrine of... Read more

Memorial Mass for Mother Angelica at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament on March 30, 2016.

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

Mar 31, 2016

By Matt Hadro

The life of EWTN foundress Mother Angelica was a testament to St. Paul’s teaching that “God chose the weak of... Read more

Pope Francis offers a special blessing for the repose of Mother Angelica's soul during his general audience March 30, 2016.

'She's in heaven' – Pope Francis on Mother Angelica

Mar 30, 2016

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis on Wednesday offered a special blessing for Mother Angelica following her death on Easter Sunday, expressing his confidence... Read more

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Schedule of events: Mother Angelica's funeral

Mar 27, 2016

Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, foundress of the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), passed away on March 27 after... Read more

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Mother Angelica, foundress of EWTN, dies on Easter

Mar 27, 2016

The Catholic Church in the United States has lost the Poor Clare nun who changed the face of Catholicism in... Read more

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Mother Angelica still in 'delicate' condition, fellow nuns ask for prayers

Feb 22, 2016

The nuns of Mother Angelica's monastery have thanked those who have prayed for the EWTN founder and have asked continued... Read more