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Zenit Receives Special Mention of Cardinal Landazuri National Journalism Prize 2019

Of the Peruvian Episcopal Conference

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Zenit Agency which specializes in news of the Catholic Church, received a special mention of the Cardinal Juan Landazuri Rickets National Journalism Prize 2019, of the Peruvian Episcopal Conference, for the journalistic coverage of the Synod on the Amazon, held in the Vatican in October 2019.

The Episcopal Communications Commission of the Peruvian Episcopal Conference made known the winners of the Cardinal Juan Landazuri Ricketts National Journalism Prize 2019, the awarding having taken place at 11:00 am on Friday, November 9, at the headquarters of the Peruvian Episcopal Conference.

The recognition of the Cardinal Landazuri Plaque was granted to Rolando Rodrich Sarango, journalist with ample experience in the press and television, and who has been Director of the Correo newspaper in Piura as well as Manager of America television in Piura and University Professor. At present he is a columnist in the Correo newspaper.

Moreover, the Episcopal Communications Commission gave a special mention to Zenit Agency, Which specializes in news of the Catholic Church with headquarters in Rome, and to journalist Maria Rosa Lorbes of Lima’s newspaper, La Republica for the journalistic coverage of the Synod on the Amazon held last October.

Carlos Paredes, who has a column in the newspaper Gestion, Memorandum Economico 2019  also received a special mention for his article Economic Analysis of the Catholic Church in Peru.

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Here is the list of winners in each category of the Prize


 Catechetic Religious Category

 First Place: Article “All the Faces of Jesus,” of Journalist Ana Luisa Nunez Geldres, published in the magazine “Somos” of the newspaper El Comercio of Lima.

Second Place: Article” Friar Mujica of Hollywood to the Franciscan Priesthood,” of Journalist Nivardo Vasni Cordova Salinas, published in the newspaper “Nuevo Norte” of Trujillo.

Free Category

 First Place in the Free Category: Article “Mother Preferred to Endure Cancer Rather than Abort Her Daughter and Today She Is Thankful for Her Decision,” of Journalist Diego Fernando Lopez Marina, published by the Catholic News Agency Aciprensa.


 Free Category

 First Place: Article “The Magic Hand of the Artisans,” of student Milagros Diaz Leon, of the University Lord of Sipan (Lima, Peru).


 Free Category

 First Place: “To Recycle Is to Help Our Common Home,” of Journalist Yesica Irene Cahui Cahui. Radio “Onda Azul” of Puno.


 Religious Catechetical Category

 First Place: “<Men> of Faith,” of student Ernesto Alonso Sotelo Cardenas, of the University of Saint Martin of Porres (Lima, Peru).

Free Category

 First Place: “Sensitization in the Care of Mascots,” of student Yngrid Alarcon Urday, of the University of Saint Martin of Porres (Lima, Peru).


 Religious Catechetical Category

 First Place: Blog “, Missionary Province of Saint Francis Solano of Peru, by Journalist in charge Ruben Enzian Rodriguez.

Free Category

 First Place: “Life Orchards – Villa Maria of the Triumph,” Thomas Neciosup Torres of “Hunters of Images –”


 Free Category

 First Place: Title “Resilience” of student David Munoz Palacios, ALTERNO TV of the University of Saint Martin of Porres (Lima, Peru).


 Religious Catechetical Category

 First Place; “The True Face of the Lord of the Miracles,” of Journalist and Documentary Maker Kevin Carbonell, TV PERU.

Free Category

 First Place: Orchestrating in the Sarita Colonia Prison,” of Luis Eduardo Miranda Rodriguez. “Fourth Power” Program – America Television.

Second Place: “Angels Teach Sick Children,” of Percy Guzman, of the program “Day D” of the ATV Group.


 Religious Catechetical Category

 First Place: “Qcuyacuc Tusuc Dancer of Faith,” of student Angela Castaneda Martinez of the University of Saint Martin of Porres (Lima, Peru).

Free Category

 First Place: “Nights of Cardboard” of student Yosselyn Semino Nunez, of the University of Saint Martin of Porres (Lima, Peru).

The awarding took place on Friday, November 29 in the Auditorium of the Peruvian Episcopal Conference at 11:00 am.

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