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Mother Angelica

Theology of Risk

What’s better than one post on Mother Angelica? TWO posts on Mother Angelica–and she does earn them. Consider this post an extension of and, in some ways, a response to Tim Lacy’s questions and observations about the creator of EWTN, arguably the most powerful and lucrative religious media empire in the United States. I agree that Mother Angelica is part of the Culture Wars within the American Catholic Church. I write about her in that context in a recently completed (I think) book on Franciscan media. But there is another angle on Mother Angelica that I find equally fascinating, under-studied, Read more