Mother Angelica, founder of Catholic TV and radio empire, dies at 92

March 28, 2016 3:56 AM

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Mother Angelica, founder of Catholic TV and radio empire, dies at 92

Mother Angelica, who founded the Eternal Word Television Network, a globe-spanning Catholic television and radio empire, and who became known as the “zinging nun” as much for her blunt and peppery personality as her defiantly orthodox religious views, died on Easter Sunday at the monastery where she lived in Alabama. She was 92.

The death was announced by her cable network in Ironton, Ala., which she began in 1981. Until disabled by a stroke in 2001 and withdrawing from public life, Mother Angelica had hosted a TV show on the Eternal Word Television Network since she started the company.

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