TV nun Mother Angelica dies aged 92

TV nun Mother Angelica dies aged 92

A Roman Catholic nun in the US who founded a global media empire has died aged 92.

Mother Mary Angelica, who started the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) in a monastery garage, died at her rural monastery in the state of Alabama.

Born Rita Rizzo to a poor family in Ohio, she became known to millions of viewers of her show as Mother Angelica.
Her health had been declining since she suffered a stroke in 2001.
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley was among those to pay tribute.
"She left an indelible mark on Alabama, the Catholic Church and the world as a whole,'' he said.
Born: 20 de avril de 1923, Canton, Ohio, U.s
Died: 27 de March de 2016, Hanceville, Alabama, U.S

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