America Wins at the CPA

America’s Web site has been awarded first place for the third year in a row by the Catholic Press Association. Many thanks to all of our friends and contributors for making this happen.

The magazine took home several awards from this year’s CPA Convention in New Orleans. Browse the links below to read America's best from 2009.

FIRST PLACE:

Best Web Site

Best Review: Review of "Precious," John Anderson (November 30, 2009)

Best Review Section: Fall Books II (November 2, 2009)

Best Investigative Writing: “Then There Was One,” Daniel P. Sulmasy (March 16, 2009)

THIRD PLACE:

Best Online/Multi-Media Presentation of Visuals: "Birth of a Jazz Mass"

OTHER AWARDS:

Culture Editor James Martin, S.J., won for "Best Coverage of the Year for Priests" for his essay in the journal Catholic Update.

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