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EWTN is a global, Catholic Television, Catholic Radio, and Catholic News Network that provides catholic programming and news coverage from around the world. Catholic News Agency is a service of EWTN News. The Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) was launched on Aug. 15, 1981, by Mother Angelica, a cloistered nun, who had no idea she would one day found the largest religious media network in the world.

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Virgin Mary by Sassoferrato. Public Domain

EWTN to broadcast Friday consecration of US and Canada to Blessed Virgin Mary

Apr 30, 2020

The EWTN network will air Friday the consecration of the U.S. and Canada to the Blessed Virgin Mary, which will... Read more

Michael Warsaw, CEO and Chairman of EWTN.

EWTN’s Warsaw: Network can be a ‘lifeline’ during pandemic

Mar 28, 2020

In a March 26 interview, EWTN’s Michael Warsaw said that the organization’s ministry is more urgent than ever.  Read more

“Conversations with Consequences” press photo.

EWTN Radio launches new weekly show

Jan 31, 2020

The EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network has announced the launch of a new weekly radio show, called “Conversations with Consequences,”... Read more

Venerable Augustus Tolton

Short film portrays life of Venerable Augustus Tolton, former slave

Dec 16, 2019

By Perry West

EWTN will release Wednesday a short film on the early life of Venerable John Augustus Tolton - the first African... Read more

Launch event of ACI Africa.

African news agency aims to tell stories from ‘the grassroots’

Aug 19, 2019

By ACI Africa

At the launch event for a new African Catholic news agency Saturday, a Kenyan bishop urged journalists to focus their... Read more

Fr. Don Bosco Onyalla, editor of ACI-Africa, stands with the image of Mother Mary Angelica, foundress of EWTN.

EWTN to launch African news agency

May 10, 2019

EWTN Global Catholic Network announced Friday that it will launch a news service for the African continent.    Read more

Mother Angelica.

Recalling Mother Angelica, prelate says Catholic journalists are to spread the gospel

Mar 27, 2019

The crisis facing the Church today calls Catholic journalists not only to “relentless and fair reporting” but also to spreading... Read more

Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C.

EWTN wins lawsuit over HHS contraception mandate

Nov 30, 2018

By Ed Condon

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th circuit issued an order Thursday vacating a 2014 District Court decision against the... Read more

Mother Angelica. Courtesy photo.

EWTN launches expanded podcast lineup

Nov 8, 2018

The largest Catholic media network in the world has launched an extended lineup of podcasts.  Read more

Mother Angelica. Photo courtesy of EWTN.

Box set of Mother Angelica's spiritual writings released

Nov 6, 2018

By Perry West

EWTN released Thursday a box-set compilation of Mother Angelica’s spiritual writings.  Read more

A memorial Mass in honor of Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, foundress of EWTN Global Catholic Network, at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament on March 30, 2016. Jeff Bruno/EWTN

Man issued trespassing warning after disturbance at EWTN Mass

Nov 4, 2018

EWTN Global Catholic Network has called for prayers for a man who caused a disturbance during the network’s televised Mass... Read more

Dan Burke.

Dan Burke appointed president, COO of EWTN News 

Aug 17, 2018

EWTN Global Catholic Network announced Friday that Daniel Burke has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of EWTN News,... Read more

EWTN to air Fr. Capodanno documentary for 4th of July

Jul 3, 2018

EWTN Global Catholic Network will observe America's Independence Day with airings of Called and Chosen: Father Vincent R. Capodanno.  Read more

Mother Angelica.

Two years after her death, Mother Angelica remembered for faith, determination

Mar 27, 2018

On Tuesday Catholics marked the second anniversary of the death of Mother Angelica, foundress of EWTN Global Catholic Network.  Read more

Mother Angelica.

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

Mar 27, 2018

Here are just a few of the stories from our readers  Read more

Father Mitch Pacwa SJ hosts a new weekly Catholic Bible Study entitled 'Scripture and Tradition' on EWTN.

Fr. Mitch Pacwa to host weekly Bible study show on EWTN

Feb 27, 2018

Next month, EWTN Global Catholic Network will premiere the television series “Scripture and Tradition,” a new weekly Bible study hosted... Read more

Michael P. Warsaw, center, was honored with the Bowie Kuhn Special Award for Evangelization.

EWTN’s Michael Warsaw honored for evangelization in media

Feb 7, 2018

Recognized for evangelization through Catholic media, EWTN Chairman and CEO Michael P. Warsaw received the Bowie Kuhn Special Award for... Read more

Fr. Andrew Apostoli.

Founding member of CFRs and EWTN host Fr. Andrew Apostoli dies at age 75

Dec 13, 2017

Franciscan friar and EWTN host Fr. Andrew Apostoli, CFR, passed away on the morning of Dec. 13, his community has... Read more

EWTN launches on-demand access to 12,000 programs

Nov 21, 2017

EWTN Global Catholic Network has introduced a new service allowing free on-demand access to a large library of its video... Read more

National Catholic Register 90 years in print. Courtesy of the National Catholic Register.

National Catholic Register celebrates 90th anniversary

Nov 8, 2017

The National Catholic Register is turning 90 this year, an anniversary its editor-in-chief sees as a blessing, and an opportunity... Read more