America Wins CPA Awards

The Catholic Press Association announced its annual awards for excellence over the weekend in Denver, CO. I am pleased to report that America was the recipient of eight first-place awards. We are grateful for the endorsement of the CPA and, more importantly, for the support of our dedicated and generous readers. On to 2013!

First Place

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Best magazine Web site or newsletter Web site: America (Maurice Timothy Reidy)

Best coverage of religious liberty issues: America (Blase Cupich, Mary Ann Glendon, David Hollenbach, Thomas A. Shannon)

Best coverage of the election and forming conscience: America (The Editors, Richard E. Pates)

Best coverage of the 50th anniversary of Vatican II’s opening: America (Ladislas Orsy,Martin Marty, Dolores R. Leckey, Gerald O'Collins, Catherine E. Clifford, Greg Kandra)

Best review section: America, “Fall Books,” by Peter Steinfels, Thomas P. Rausch, Dennis M. Leder, Joseph J. Feeney, Charles R. Morris

Best essay: America, “Help Their Unbelief,” by Matt Emerson

Best in-depth writing: America, “Why Not Women?” by Emil Wcela

Best online/multi-media presentation of visuals: America, “Voices of San Quentin” by Kerry Weber

Second Place

Best essay: America, “Waiting for Gabriel,” by Timothy P. O'Malley

Best in-depth writing: America, “In Harm's Way,” by Mary Meehan

Best online blog – Publication: America, “In All Things” (Maurice Timothy Reidy)

Third Place

Best regular column: America, John F. Kavanaugh

Best coverage of vocations to priesthood- religious life or diaconate: America, “The Long Black Line,” by Patrick Gilger

Best review: America, “Abe, Honestly,” by John Anderson

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