Shalom World Named Television Station of the Year


The Catholic Press Association (CPA) named Shalom World, ‘Television Station of the Year’, awarding it a First Place 2020 Gabriel Award. The annual awards celebrate outstanding media in English and Spanish-language television, film, radio, social media and web-based TV, from across the U.S. and Canada.


Shalom World also received First Place for the category of ‘Religious Places – Videos Promoting Attendance’, for its program, The Journal- Martyr’s Shrine, filmed in Ontario, Canada; an Honorable Mention for ‘Best Television Website’; and an Honorable Mention for ‘Best Children’s Program Episode’, for Little DouglingsEpisode 2, Episode 3 and Episode 4.


The complete list of 2020 Gabriel Awards includes frontline media entities such as EWTN, The Catholic TV Network, National Public Radio and Voice of America. The 109-year-old CPA connects Catholic communicators worldwide, with 225 publication members and 600 individual members, reaching more than 26 million people. The board and management Shalom Media, express heartfelt gratitude to the CPA, and to Shalom World benefactors, Shalom Peace Fellowship (SPF) members, program resources/ guests, intercessors, volunteers, and worldwide viewers, all crucial to the network’s success.


Shalom World produces Christ-centered, mission-driven original programs for the entire family. The 24/7, high-definition, commercial-free channel features Papal live events, including apostolic visits,  Catholic world news, documentaries, conferences and concerts; testimonies, interviews, vocation stories; Marian devotions and devotionals; and engaging programs for kids and youth.


An initiative of Shalom Media USA, Shalom World broadcasts over three channels: Shalom World North America, Shalom World Europe and Shalom World Australia. The television apostolate launched in the U.S. on Divine Mercy Sunday, 2014, with a livestream of the Vatican’s canonization ceremony of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII. To date, the network reaches 145 countries on every continent.


Responding to COVID-19 Pandemic and the prohibition of public worship, Shalom Media launched a fourth channel with 24/7 LIVE Holy Masses from churches worldwide.  An astounding rise to 7 million viewers from all platforms combined in April 2020, reflects the hunger of viewers to experience more deeply, and via modern communications, the love, peace and joy of Christ, amidst adversities in life.


Shalom World is available on TV platforms and devices with a downloadable FREE app in the App Store, Google Play Store, Kindle and Amazon Fire HD and ‘ Media Gallery ’,an innovative feature  can also be embedded for FREE on diocesan/parish and ministry websites for full access to the Shalom World programs including thousands of videos on demand. For inquiries, please send an email to [email protected].


In our rapidly changing world, Shalom World invites all to unite in its vibrant media apostolate ‘Sharing the Peace of Christ to all Nations” consoled by this assurance: “I am with you always to the end of the age.”  — Matthew 28:20