Irondale, AL (EWTN) – The Alabama State Legislature will pass a resolution honoring EWTN Foundress Mother Angelica atCentral Time, in Montgomery, Al. Media Titan Mother Angelica, the only woman in television history to found and lead a cable network for 20 years, died Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016 and was laid to rest April 1.
Mayor Kenneth Nail, Mayor of Hanceville, Ala. and others will be present when the resolution is passed.
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