XXVI CEU Angel Herrera Awards

The CEU Angel Herrera Awards, created in 1997, are intended to recognize the social, teaching and research work of individuals and groups in the CEU field. Among this year's award winners are WYD, Pontifical Missionary Works and the influencer @soyunamadrenormal.

Paloma López Campos-January 13, 2023-Reading time: 2 minutes

Young people holding a cross (Photo provided by CEU Communication).

Since 1997, CEU has been celebrating the CEU Ángel Herrera, in order to recognize the social, research and teaching work of different people or groups. This year, in the XXVI edition, the award winners are organizations such as WYD, or influencers as "Soyunamadrenormal".

The jury is composed of three persons, being different for each category of the awards, whose names will be made public on the day of the awards ceremony.

Dissemination of Catholic culture

– Supernatural World Youth DayThe event, which will take place this August in Lisbon, has received an award for its "diffusion of Catholic culture to recognize, from the protagonism of young people, the promotion of peace, union and fraternity among peoples and nations around the world".

When considering the winner, the jury also appreciated that this event provides "an experience of the Universal Church, fostering the encounter with Jesus Christ and constituting for young people a place of birth of vocations for marriage and consecrated life".

Best paper on the Social Doctrine of the Church

The jury also recognized the best work in the field of the Social Doctrine of the Church, awarding the prize to journalist María Ángeles Fernández and the communications team of Pontifical Mission Societies.

Ethics and values

In the category related to the transmission of values, the award was granted to the Nemesio Rodríguez Foundation and Vicente del Bosque. On the other hand, the award went to the influencer Irene Alonso, known in the social networks as "soyunamadrenormal"for its dissemination of marriage and family values through its digital platforms.

Solidarity, development cooperation and social entrepreneurship

Lastly, the jury recognized the work of the Kirira Foundation, which has been fighting against female genital mutilation for years.

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