America Wins at the CPA

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

America was also awarded the prestigious General Excellence Award for National General Interest Magazine. In all, the magazine took home several awards from this year’s CPA Convention in Pittsburgh, Pa. Browse the links below to read America's best from 2010.

FIRST PLACE

General Excellence Award (National General Interest Magazine)

Best Stand-Alone Web site (magazine): www.americamagazine.org

Best Review (magazine): “Of Eternity and Beyond” by John Anderson

SECOND PLACE

Best Blog: “In All Things”

Best Editorial (magazine): "The Millstone"

Best Review (magazine): "Un-Friendly," Kerry Weber

Best Review Section (magazine): Fall Books II

THIRD PLACE

Best In-Depth News/Special Reporting (magazine): “Catholics as Citizens” by M. Cathleen Kaveny

Best Original Poetry: “Seeds,” by Courtney Kampa

Best Feature Article (Magazine, General Interest): “Crossing the Line” by Andrew Selee

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