British Catholic History, the journal of the Catholic Record Society, is delighted to announce the winner of its Best Article Prize in 2020:
Daithí’s article was described by the judges as follows:
‘This is a well-written, well-presented account of the evolution of the post of papal nuncio from that of apostolic delegate during the years 1938-1982. It is an original piece of research which demonstrates excellent use and interpretation of primary sources and of relevant secondary sources. It is a detailed, forensic study, which the contributor narrates with pace and vigour. It is a fascinating and accessible account of the events which led up to the establishment of the post of nuncio. This piece, bringing together an impressive body of data from primary sources, nicely lays out a politically and ecclesiastically complex situation in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and also deals with the larger European context. It is an excellent, original piece of scholarship which makes a valuable contribution to the field.’
Daithí will receive a prize of £500.
Many congratulations to Daithí!