FIN - Manila
September 22, 2022
Salesian Fr. Salvatore Putzu, popularly known as Fr Sal, received a Lifetime Achievement Award during the 16th Cardinal Sin Catholic Book Awards held on 15th September 2022 at the Manila International Book Fair in SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.
The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to a Catholic writer whose lifework represents a continuing contribution to the propagation of the Christian Faith through the print media, in recognition of the author’s exemplary Catholic life and apostolic zeal as reflected in the Christian values and ideals contained in their writings.
Fr. Putzu founded Word & Life Publications in 1989, which has been a leading source of materials for evangelization and catechesis for young people.
In 2008, he received the SERVIAM AWARD, the highest award given by Catholic Mass Media Awards to distinguished individuals or groups in the field of media evangelization.