Visitor wins 2nd place for ‘general excellence’

For the second consecutive year, The Visitor won second place for general excellence in the large-circulation diocesan newspaper category from the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada. The award was announced June 26 at the 2015 Catholic Media Conference in Buffalo, N.Y. General excellence is considered the most prestigious diocesan newspaper award….

‘One nun can make a difference’

The June 24 welcome dinner for the 2015 Catholic Media Conference in Buffalo, New  York, combined three worlds: journalism, Catholicism and Buffalo. It began with a tribute to the late Tim Russert, a well-respected journalist who was the longtime moderator of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” who was equally proud of his Catholic faith and his hometown of Buffalo. And maybe…