The Catholic Register continued a prosperous awards season on July 2, picking up four first-place awards among the 22 honours it received at the Catholic Press Association awards.

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The Catholic Register earned 14 awards June 26 at an online ceremony honouring excellence in Christian journalism in Canada.

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The Catholic Register is 125 yearsold on January 5. Since 1893, it has strived to reflect the opinions and the events that have been important to Canada and its Catholic citizens.

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The reporting and photography of veteran journalist Michael Swan was honoured 16 times as Catholic Register staff received a stunning 31 awards at a pair of gala celebrations held at Laval University.

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One of the most memorable front pages in the history of The Catholic Register was from Sept. 22, 1984.

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Catholic Register Digital Archive: NOW FREE!

The Catholic Register is the steward of a great treasure comprising 125 years of Canadian Church history.

Now that vast newspaper archive — which dates back to 1893 and totals almost 6,000 issues and more than 120,000 pages — has been transformed into an easily accessible and searchable pages available over the Internet.

This important archive of Canadian Church history is offered exclusively at no additional cost to subscribers of The Catholic Register digital newspaper. And for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no charge to access the digital edition of the The Catholic Register. Our e-edition will be free so readers can have full access to all our news and information about the ongoing global crisis.

Take a moment to view samples of Archive pages.

Enjoying the Archive is an added bonus for readers of The Catholic Register Digital Edition. No special app or plug-in is required. Access is simple anywhere the Internet is available. Every current issue of The Catholic Register is available in digital format, which means the entire paper and Archive can be read — anywhere, anytime — on your smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer. Simply go to The Digital Edition to get started.

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ST. LOUIS – He was far from a one-man band but associate editor Michael Swan led the parade as The Catholic Register marched off with an all-time best 21 awards at the annual Catholic Press Awards gala.

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DIGITAL EDITION EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Political commentator Faith Goldy talks about how writing for The Catholic Register’s Youth Speak News gave her the important journalistic skills and start in Canadian media without attending a journalism school.

Youth Speak News is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 season. Details here: http://catholicregister.org/ysn/ysn-application.

This video is an example of what Digital Edition subscribers have access to. The Digital Edition features the same articles as the print edition PLUS colour photos, videos, audio clips and links. If you are not a subscriber, you can try a free subscription by going here:http://www.catholicregister.org/digitaledition

 

A young Desmond Devoy was on holiday in British Columbia in 2000 when a Catholic news story fell into his lap. Unable to resist the temptation, the budding writer phoned back to Toronto to report his story to The Catholic Register.

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The Catholic Register was recognized as the second best national Catholic newspaper in North America at the Catholic Media Conference awards ceremony June 22 in Indianapolis.

The awards handed out in the category of general excellence for national newspapers are the final presentations of a two-hour gala and are considered the most prestigious honours of the evening.

“Given the stiff competition from several large American publications, this is a tremendous achievement for The Register,” said publisher and editor Jim O’Leary. “It’s recognition of the hard work and talent of everyone who has a hand in producing our paper each week.”

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TORONTO - With associate editor Michael Swan taking three first-place prizes, The Catholic Register led all Catholic publications by winning 15 Awards of Merit on May 11 at the annual Canadian Church Press awards banquet.

In total, The Register won four first-place awards, six seconds, three thirds and two honourable mentions.

“It was a remarkable year for our team of reporters, editors and designers,” said Publisher and Editor Jim O’Leary. “We work hard to bring our readers quality journalism so it’s heartening when a panel of impartial judges recognizes the work we do.”

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Next to printing a high-quality newspaper each week, there is nothing more important than getting The Catholic Register into the hands of our readers in a timely, cost-effective manner.

For many years, that has meant using Canada Post as our primary delivery method. But over the next few weeks The Register will cease using the mailman to deliver the paper to the vast majority of our readers.

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