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AWARDS
Gabriel Award for 2014 Religious Television Station of the Year"
EWTN Chairman of the Board & CEO Michael P. Warsaw accepts the Gabriel Award for 2014 Religious Television Station of the Year. The award, part of a prestigious annual competition by the Catholic Academy of Communication Professionals, honors the Network for its "total programming and community service." "EWTN News Nightly," the Network's nightly news show, also won a Gabriel for "Single News Story Series National Release." Awards were presented by CA President Sally Oberski during a dinner ceremony at the 2014 Catholic Media Conference in Charlotte, N.C.
 

 

 

Gabriel Award for the show, “The Friar”
EWTN President & CEO Michael P. Warsaw accepts a Gabriel Award from Catholic Academy President Frank Morock for the Spanish language children’s show, “The Friar” during the June 3 awards ceremonies at the Marriott Hotel in New Orleans.
 

 

 

"Pro Ecclesia Et Pontifice" - View The Website
EWTN Foundress Mother Angelica and Deacon Bill Steltemeier
Receive Papal Honor

Award given to Mother Angelica

Bishop Robert Baker presents Cross Pro-Ecclesia Et Pontifice award to Mother Angelica and Deacon Bill Steltemeier. Sr. Margaret Mary received the award on Mother Angelica's behalf.

Deacon Bill Steltemeier, Bishop Robert Baker and Michael Warsaw, EWTN’s CEO & President

 

Irondale, AL (EWTN) –Pope Benedict XVI has awarded EWTN foundress, Mother Mary Angelica, and Deacon Bill Steltemeier, Chairman of EWTN’s Board of Governors, the Cross of Honor for distinguished service to the Church. The medal, officially known as “Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice” (literally “For the Church and the Pope”), is the highest honor that the Pope can bestow upon laity and religious. Bishop Robert J. Baker of Birmingham conferred the awards in a brief ceremony following Sunday benediction at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville, Alabama.

“The Holy Father’s recognition of Mother Angelica and Deacon Bill Steltemeier is a much-deserved honor. It acknowledges the tremendous faith, hard work and incredible sacrifices that each of them have made throughout the years in founding and building up the Network,” said EWTN President and CEO Michael P. Warsaw. “Their recognition is also a great honor for EWTN and is a clear sign of the importance of the Network’s mission for the Church and the Pope. We are grateful to His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI and to Bishop Baker for this honor.”

 
   

 

World Over Cable Fax Award
EWTN’s “The World Over Live With Raymond Arroyo” Wins Industry Award For ‘Best Religious Program’

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Irondale, AL (EWTN) – EWTN’s long-running news show, “The World Over Live with Raymond Arroyo” was named the winner of CableFAX Magazine’s 2009 award for “Best Religious Program.” Host Raymond Arroyo accepted the award during a Sept. 16 ceremony in New York City.

Here’s what CableFax had to say about the show:

“Since its 1996 debut, “The World Over Live” has become one of EWTN’s most popular shows. News Anchor Raymond Arroyo has interviewed everyone from former President George W. Bush to the Pope (before he was Pope...way to predict that one) to Mel Gibson to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. In all instances, his probing questions always...