Mother Angelica Named Alabama Broadcasters Association’s “Citizen of the Year”



Orange Beach, AL – Mother M. Angelica, Foundress of EWTN Global Catholic Network, was honored at the Alabama Broadcasters Association’s 2004 Annual Convention on Saturday (5/22) when she was named the organization’s “Citizen of the Year.”

According to Jerdan Bullard, the ABA’s Executive Director, “The vote of the ABA board to name Mother Angelica ‘Citizen of the Year’ was unanimous and her being awarded this honor was long overdue.”

The 81-year-old nun, who was unable to attend in person, was represented at the ceremony by Raymond Arroyo, EWTN’s Director of News and Anchor of its weekly newsmagazine, “The World Over Live.”

EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 23rd year, is available in English and Spanish in 95 million television households in 110 countries. And, with its worldwide short-wave radio station, direct broadcast satellite services, satellite delivered radio network, Internet site ( and publishing arm, EWTN is the largest religious media network in the world.