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Mother Angelica. / EWTN. /

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.

Kimberly Hahn and Montserrat Alvarado (courtesy photos) /

2021 EWTN Lineup Will See New Arrivals, Some Departures

EWTN Global Catholic Network announced a new lineup of shows aimed at growing its programming and expand its reach on television, radio, and through its digital and news platforms.

Logos for EWTN and UKWELI TV. /

Newly Launched Catholic Television in Kenya to Carry EWTN Programs

Ukweli TV, Kenya’s newly launched Catholic television under the auspices of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) is set to increase the scope of its programming for the people of God in the East African country by airing EWTN programs.

Fr. Luigi Maccali after an audience with Pope Francis in Rome. / ©️ Vatican Media

Freed Missionary Cleric in West Africa Recounts Moving Experience after Meeting Pope

Fr. Pier Luigi Maccalli, the Catholic missionary Priest who was freed last month in Mali after he was kidnapped in Niger in September 2018 was evidently overcome with emotion when he had an audience with Pope Francis earlier this week following his release.

Andrew Walther speaks at a Knights of Columbus state deputies’ meeting in June 2011. / Courtesy photo.

"An extraordinary legacy of service": Friends Remember EWTN News President

Catholic and political leaders paid tribute to the late EWTN News president Andrew Walther on Monday and Tuesday. Walther, who died Nov. 1, was remembered as a communications strategist, an advocate for persecuted Christians, a faithful Catholic, and a husband and father.

Andrew Walther, EWTN News president, who died Nov. 1, 2020. CNA file photo /

EWTN News President Eulogized as “a man of deep faith,” Devoted to the Church

Andrew Thomas Walther, president and chief operating officer of EWTN News, died Sunday evening in New Haven, Connecticut. Remembered first as a loving husband and father, in his life’s work he was dedicated to serving the Catholic Church and defending persecuted religious minorities throughout the world. Walther was 45 years old.

Radio Veritas South Africa now airing programs of Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) following a temporary interruption of the radio station’s normal programming after its manager tested positive for COVID-19. /

EWTN Keeping Church in South Africa Engaged after Temporary Closure of Catholic Radio

Ardent listeners of Radio Veritas, the only Catholic radio in South Africa, are being treated to hours of Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) content following a temporary interruption of the radio station’s normal programming after its manager tested positive for COVID-19.

Panelists during a webinar on “The Role of New Media in Church service during and after COVID-19.” / UCAP

African Panelists Emphasize Need for “social media training” amid COVID-19 Restrictions

At a virtual session aimed at exploring ways the media can best serve the Church in Africa amid COVID-19 challenges, panelists have underscored the need to train members of the Clergy in appropriate ways of engaging social media for effective evangelization.

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EWTN Leadership Appoints New President, Chief Operating Officer for EWTN News

Global Catholic Network, the world’s largest Catholic media organization, announced Friday that Andrew Walther – an experienced Catholic journalist, media executive, and advocate for persecuted Christians – has been named president and chief operating officer of EWTN News, Inc. The appointment is effective June 1.

Launch event of ACI Africa. Credit: ACI Africa /

ACI Africa news agency aims to tell stories from ‘the grassroots’

At the launch event for a new African Catholic news agency Saturday, a Kenyan bishop urged journalists to focus their work on the “grassroots” life of the Catholic Church across the continent.