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The statue of Our Lady of Walsingham is held aloft during a Year of Mercy pilgrimage attended by Cardinal Nichols (Photo: mazur/

A collection in September will help the national Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham in its efforts to raise £10 million

Actor Jim Caviezel pays his respects at the casket of Mother Angelica before her April 1 funeral Mass at the the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville (CNS)

Mother Angelica’s funeral took place at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament

Pope Francis arrives for the general audience in St Peter's Square (AP)

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Mother Angelica (CNS)

Mother Angelica could be vociferous in defending Our Lord and she sparred with important men of the cloth

Mother Angelica, pictured on her EWTN programme

Mother Mary Angelica died on Easter Sunday at the age of 92

Mother Angelica

The Eternal Word Television Network will broadcast the funeral Mass on Friday

Mother Angelica: a far-sighted pioneer (CNS)

She was actually doing new evangelisation long before everyone started talking about it

Mother Angelica: a far-sighted pioneer (CNS)

The Poor Clare nun established EWTN in 1980 and saw it become the world’s largest religious media network

Mother Angelica: ‘a fighter’ (CNS)

Members of the nun’s religious order have asked people to pray for her

Mother Angelica: ‘a fighter’ (CNS)

For those of us often at odds with secular society, we have always had a friend in Mother Angelica