Loyola Press among top publishers recognized in 11th Annual International Book Awards


American Book Fest congratulates Pope Francis on placing in several categories of the International Book Awards

CHICAGO, July 22, 2020—Loyola Press was among the mainstream and independent publishers recognized in the 2020 International Book Awards (IBA) on July 22, 2020, receiving 11 book awards.

Award-winning titles include:

Children’s Religious:

Pope Francis Says… by Pope Francis: Winner

Loyola Kids Book of Catholic Signs & Symbols by Amy Welborn: Finalist


The Adaptive Teacher by John Barone and Charleen Katra: Finalist


Sharing the Wisdom of Time by Pope Francis & Friends: Finalist

Religion: Christian Inspirational:

On Faith by Pope Francis: Winner

Religion: Christianity:

Start with Jesus by Julianne Stanz: Winner

Self-Help: Motivational:

MicroShifts by Gary Jansen: Finalist

Spirituality: Inspirational:

Small Simple Ways by Vinita Hampton Wright: Winner

An Invitation to Love by William A. Barry, SJ: Finalist

Enough as You Are by Peggy Weber: Finalist

For more information about Loyola Press, contact Mandy Lemos at lemos@loyolapress.com.Visit our shop to learn more about the award-winning books.

About Loyola Press

An apostolate of the USA Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus, Loyola Press embraces the Jesuit passion for helping people find God in all things. We continue the Jesuit tradition of excellence and service by providing inspiring faith-filled content for children and adults and by being people for others.

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