Angelus News won 13 awards from the Catholic Press Association for work published during the 2017 calendar year. The competition included Catholic publications from across the U.S. and Canada. We are very proud of our staff’s accomplishments, with special recognition to Angelus Features Editor, R.W. Dellinger, for winning First Place in the Writer of the Year category. Awards include:

BEST STORY AND PHOTO PACKAGE

First Place, “Beyond Numbers” by R.W. Dellinger and Victor Alemán

BEST REGULAR COLUMN: SPIRITUAL LIFE

First Place, “Crux” by Heather King

BEST REGULAR COLUMN: FAMILY LIFE

Second Place, “With Grace” by Grazie Pozo Christie

BEST REGULAR COLUMN: BISHOP’S COLUMN IN A DIOCESAN MAGAZINE

First Place, “New World of Faith” by Archbishop José H. Gomez

BEST COVERAGE OF IMMIGRATION

First Place, “Fear in the valley of tears,” “Why reform,” “An asylum seeker’s story” by J.D. Long-García, Peter Jesserer Smith, R.W. Dellinger and Victor Alemán

BEST COVERAGE OF VIOLENCE IN OUR COMMUNITIES

First Place, “Hate in America,” “Las Vegas and God,” “The center is not holding” by R.W. Dellinger, Archbishop José H. Gomez and Greg Erlandson

BEST REPORTING OF SOCIAL JUSTICE ISSUES: DIGNITY AND RIGHTS OF WORKERS

Second Place, “Fear in the valley of tears” by J.D. Long-García

BEST FEATURE ARTICLE

Second Place, “Moms in prison” by R.W. Dellinger

WRITER OF THE YEAR

First Place, R.W. Dellinger, Angelus

BEST MULTIPLE PICTURE PACKAGE

Second Place, “Beyond numbers” by Victor Alemán

BEST COVERAGE OF RELIGIOUS LIBERTY ISSUES

Third Place, “Pulpit politics,” “The inviolable dignity of all human beings,” “Trump administration makes overseas religious freedom a priority” by Peter Jesserer Smith and Grazie Pozo Christie

BEST ELECTRONIC NEWSLETTER

Third Place, “Always Forward” by Tamara Tirado

BEST DIOCESAN DIRECTORY

Third Place, “Los Angeles Catholic Directory” by Chris Krause, Bertica García Dubus and Osvaldo Cisternas


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