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Carol Stream, IL October 17, 2012—The Religion Newswriters Association (RNA) presented its 2012 awards at its annual conference that honors the year's best in religion reporting, design,  and commentary. The global media ministry of Christianity Today received 5 awards, including second place in the Magazine of the Year category for Christianity Today magazine.

David Neff, Christianity Today editor in chief and vice president says, "These awards come from the top professional organization for religion journalists, both secular and religious. We're very proud of this year's honor."

Below is the full listing of Christianity Today's 2012 RNA awards:

Magazine of the Year: Overall Excellence in Religion Coverage
Second Place: Christianity Today

Magazine Religion Story Layout and Design of the Year
First Place: Christianity Today for 'Portland's Quiet Abolitionists' This Is Our Citypackage (November 2011)

Magazine Religion Graphic or Illustration of the Year
Second Place: Christianity Today for 'Muslims and the Son of God' cover (February 2011)

Magazine Religion NewsReport of the Year
First Place: Ruth Moon of Christianity Today for three stories:

Chandler Award for Student Religion Reporter of the Year
First Place: Catherine Newhouse of the University of Missouri for her Christianity Today article 'Pentecostal Renewal Transforms Rwanda after Genocide' (December 2011)

A full list of 2012 RNA awards can be found at the association's website: http://www.rna.org/?page=2012_winners

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