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Denver, June 1, 2018 – Augustine Institute Radio Theatre (AIR Theatre), an initiative of the Augustine Institute, is pleased to announce that Brother Francis: The Barefoot Saint of Assisi has won the 2018 Audie Awards® for Best Audio Drama.

The Audie Awards®, sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association (APA), is the premier awards program in the United States recognizing distinction in audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment.

It truly is an honor for us to be considered worthy to receive this award. I’m deeply grateful to all the talented people who invested themselves in making Brother Francis. And I’m thankful to Francis for his inspiring life,” says Paul McCusker, writer and director. McCusker is the recipient of previous Audie Awards® for his work on The Chronicles of Narnia, The Luke Reports, and others. He is also writer and director of the Peabody Award-winning Bonhoeffer: The Cost of Freedom.

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