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Global Catholic Network Founder Mother Angelica Has Died

posted on March 28, 2016

The Associated Press reports, “Mother Mary Angelica, a folksy Roman Catholic nun who used a monastery garage to begin a television ministry that grew into a global religious media empire, has died. She was 92.” Mother Angelica founded the Eternal Word Television Network that reaches out to everyday Catholics, and now boasts a viewership of over 258 million households in 145 different countries. “On this Easter Sunday, it is only fitting that the Lord chose today to call home one of his humble servants, Mother Angelica. She devoted her life to ministry, converting untold numbers of people to the church. She left an indelible mark on Alabama, the Catholic Church and the world as a whole,” said Alabama Governor Robert Bentley.

Read at Associated Press